Music instrument technology


Music instrument technology

Music instrument technology refers to the construction of instruments and to the way in which they have changed over time. Such change has produced modern instruments that are considerably different from their historical antecedents.

An example is the way in which many instruments commonly associated with a modern symphony orchestra are markedly different from the same instruments for which European composers were composing music centuries ago. Such changes include the addition of piston valves to brass instruments, the design of more complex fingering systems for woodwind instruments such as the flute, and the standardization of the family of orchestral string instruments.

See also

  • Category:Musical instrument makers
  • Category:Musical instrument manufacturing companies

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