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The Resource The devil's horn : the story of the saxophone, from noisy novelty to king of cool, Michael Segell

The devil's horn : the story of the saxophone, from noisy novelty to king of cool, Michael Segell

Label
The devil's horn : the story of the saxophone, from noisy novelty to king of cool
Title
The devil's horn
Title remainder
the story of the saxophone, from noisy novelty to king of cool
Statement of responsibility
Michael Segell
Title variation
devils horn
Title variation remainder
the story of the saxophone, from noisy novelty to king of cool
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Beginning with "a sound never heard before", Segell's portrait follows the iconographic instrument as it is lauded for its sensuality, then outlawed for its influence, and finallt credited with changing the face of popular culture."--Back cover
Summary
Charts the metal wind instrument's history, from its invention 160 years ago, through its role as a symbol of decadence and immorality, to its impact on music, particularly American jazz
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
182189
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Segell, Michael
Dewey number
788.709
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
ML975
LC item number
.S44 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Saxophone
  • Saxophone
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the story of the saxophone, from noisy novelty to king of cool
Label
The devil's horn : the story of the saxophone, from noisy novelty to king of cool, Michael Segell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-300) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The ghost child -- Anarchiste de droite -- A Parisian in America -- A virtuoso on horseback -- The collectors -- It's all about relationships -- That soul thing -- The naked lady -- Diabolique -- Personal sound -- Provocateur -- Legit -- Instrument of the future -- Body and soul -- Gabriel's horn -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Control code
1415783
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Picador edition.
Extent
vi, 324 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780312425579
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780312425579
  • (OCoLC)269431450
Label
The devil's horn : the story of the saxophone, from noisy novelty to king of cool, Michael Segell
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-300) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The ghost child -- Anarchiste de droite -- A Parisian in America -- A virtuoso on horseback -- The collectors -- It's all about relationships -- That soul thing -- The naked lady -- Diabolique -- Personal sound -- Provocateur -- Legit -- Instrument of the future -- Body and soul -- Gabriel's horn -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Control code
1415783
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Picador edition.
Extent
vi, 324 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780312425579
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780312425579
  • (OCoLC)269431450

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