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East Meets West: The Russian Trumpet Tradition from the Time of Peter the Great to the October Revolution, with a Lexicon of Trumpeters Active in Russia from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century

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The waning years of the Russian Empire witnessed the development of a rich tradition of trumpet playing. Noted trumpet scholar and performer Edward Tarr's latest book illuminates this tradition, which is little known in the West. Tarr's extensive research in hitherto inaccessible Russian archives has uncovered many documents that illuminate the careers of noted performers. ...more
Paperback, 532 pages
Published August 5th 2002 by Pendragon Press
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Jun 11, 2008 rated it really liked it
Very thorough research. Even though it focuses on trumpet, it appears to be the best single work on the history of brass in Russia.
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