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The Glass Armonica -- the Music and the Madness

A History of Glass Music Including the Glass Armonica (also Known As the Glass Harmonica) and the Musical Glasses

The Glass Armonica -- the Music and the Madness( )
Author: Zeitler, William
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Musica Arcana
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
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The glass armonica is a musical instrument invented by Benjamin Franklin in 1761. It works on the wet finger around the wine glass idea. Very popular in Europe, even Mozart and Beethoven composed for it. But almost immediately it developed an uncanny reputation for both Good and for Ill: Franz Mesmer used his armonica to 'mesmerize' his patients, while others said it caused nervous disorders and even convulsions in your pets. Yet, glass music in general and the glass armonica in...
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Detailed Subjects: Music / Musical Instruments / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.75 Inches
Book Weight:1.25 Pounds

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