WorldCat Identities

Dearling, Robert 1933-

Overview
Works: 32 works in 147 publications in 5 languages and 6,430 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Miscellanea  Thematic catalogs (Music)  History  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Redactor, Contributor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Dearling
The illustrated encyclopedia of musical instruments by Robert Dearling( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes sections on the evolution of instrumental groups; writing for orchestra; conductors and conducting; and the origins of the Authentic Instruments Revival
The music of Dmitri Shostakovich, the symphonies by Roy Blokker( Book )

12 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bespreking van de verschillende symphonieën van de Russische componist (1906-1975)
The Guinness book of music by Robert Dearling( Book )

19 editions published between 1976 and 1990 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists musical facts including the bizarre, intriguing, funny, and downright insane. Topics covered include instruments, composers, music sung and played, concerts, and more
The music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the symphonies by Robert Dearling( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woodwind & brass instruments by Robert Dearling( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations present a brief history of music and instruments in general, and profiles of woodwind and brass instruments that cover their individual history, construction, and significant uses in performances and compositions
Stringed instruments by Robert Dearling( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an illustrated introduction to stringed instruments, looking at the viol, violin, viola, cello, double bass, harp, guitar, and a selection of rare stringed instruments
Percussion & electronic instruments by Robert Dearling( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an illustrated introduction to percussion and electronic instruments; examines the evolution and role of the timpani, side drum, and bass drum; features an alphabetical listing of other percussion instruments; and discusses instruments of futurism, musique concrete, synthesizers, and computer music
Keyboard instruments & ensembles by Robert Dearling( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an illustrated introduction to keyboard instruments and ensembles, looking at the clavichord, harpsichord, virginal, spinet, piano, organ, and other miscellaneous keyboards; and discussing chamber ensembles, the early orchestra, the modern orchestra, and orchestra music composition
The encyclopedia of musical instruments by Robert Dearling( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the musical instruments of the world, from the mainstays of Western music to those found on other continents and in other cultures. Includes sections on the evolution of instrumental groups, writing for the orchestra, conductors and conducting, and the origins and aims of the Authentic Revival
Non-western & obsolete instruments by Robert Dearling( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Non-western and obsolete instruments -- Blown instruments -- Plucked instruments -- Banged instruments -- Miscellaneous types -- index
The Guinness book of music facts and feats by Robert Dearling( Book )

11 editions published in 1976 in English and German and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ultimate encyclopedia of musical instruments( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This reference work traces the evolution of the traditional "families" of instruments from earliest times, and also profiles the world's instruments past and present. The development of musical trends and the technology that shaped music's evolution is discussed
The Guinness book of recorded sound by Robert Dearling( Book )

7 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josef Mysliveček (1737-1781) : a thematic catalogue of his instrumental and orchestral works by Angela Evans( Book )

10 editions published in 1999 in English and German and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het Guinness muziekboek : de wereld achter het podium : records en curiositeiten in de muziek by Celia Dearling( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in Dutch and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musikkens hvem hvad hvor : Guinness' musikbog by Robert Dearling( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in Danish and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musikkens først & størst : Guinness' musikbog by Robert Dearling( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in Danish and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Guinness book of music ; Edited by Beatrice Frei. by Robert Dearling( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music of Dmitri Shostakovich : the symphonies by Roy Blokker( )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotations to the Breitkopf thematic catalogue and supplements by Robert Dearling( )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The illustrated encyclopedia of musical instruments
Languages
English (118)

Dutch (6)

Danish (4)

German (3)

Croatian (1)

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The music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the symphoniesWoodwind & brass instrumentsStringed instrumentsPercussion & electronic instrumentsKeyboard instruments & ensemblesThe encyclopedia of musical instrumentsNon-western & obsolete instrumentsThe ultimate encyclopedia of musical instruments