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15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The development of the Chinese musical instruments industry has always been a weather vane for trends in the global musical instruments market.
The analysts forecast the Global Musical Instruments market to grow at a CAGR of 2.
According to recently published report of TechSci Research, “India Western Musical Instruments Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2017,” the Indian western musical instruments market is anticipated to cross INR 542 Crore by the year 2017.
The industry is producing various musical instruments without government support and with stereotyped techniques and exporting to the United States of America and European countries.
one of the world's leading manufacturers of musical instruments, has signed an agreement with Samick Musical Instruments Co.
The indigenous musical instruments have long been integral to general life here.
At the heart of many of the world's musical instruments is the same, simple component--a string stretched tight between two points.
SANTA CLARITA - Local school districts soon will get boosts to their music, science and math classes with about $50,000 in grants, musical instruments and human anatomy models to be awarded next week.
IT'S TOUGH TO DISPUTE (THOUGH IT'S BEEN TRIED) THAT among musical instruments horns have a history that scores high on the holiness scale.
Any student of Asian music should not be without SOUNDS OF THE SILK ROAD: MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS OF ASIA: it's the first to provide a detailed survey of the history of musical instrument development throughout Asia, drawing on the MFA's collection of Asian instruments as a foundation for examining some fifty key instruments.
Informed and informative, Sounds Of The Silk Road: Musical Instruments Of Asia by Mitchell Clark (Research Fellow, Department of Musical Instruments, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston) focuses upon the diverse musical instruments used in Asia from cultures ranging from the Turkish empire to the Tibetan mountain ranges.
Surveying Marclay's output of the last two decades--collaged album covers, altered vinyl, :and musical instruments retooled into sculptural objects, as well as video and photography--one confronts a host of musical references as a matter of course: John Cage, Sonic Youth, any number of mixmasters and turntablists.