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5 edition of metallurgy of 17th- and 18th- century music wire found in the catalog.

metallurgy of 17th- and 18th- century music wire

by Martha Goodway

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Published by Pendragon Press in Stuyvesant, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Harpsichord strings.,
  • Brass -- Metallurgy.,
  • Iron -- Metallurgy.,
  • Wire -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Wire -- History -- 17th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Martha Goodway and Jay Scott Odell, with contributions from Robert M. Fisher ... [et al.].
    SeriesThe Historical harpsichord ;, v. 2
    ContributionsOdell, Scott, 1935-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML651 .H57 1984 vol. 2
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 143 p. :
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2736051M
    ISBN 100918728541
    LC Control Number86030463

    The earliest known example of galvanized iron was encountered by Europeans on 17th-century Indian armour in the Royal Armouries Museum collection.. The etymology of galvanisation is via French from the name of Italian scientist Luigi r this is an obscure back-formation; Galvani had no involvement in zinc coating.. The earliest use of the term was in late 18th-century . The physical density of a number of samples of historical wire has been determined by Martha Goodway and Jay Scott Odell, ‘The metallurgy of 17th- and 18th-century music wire’, The Historical Harpsichord Volume 2, Howard Schott editor, (Pendragon Press, Stuyvesant, NY, ). The physical density factor has been calculated for the 3 common.

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    The mining and metallurgy of the baser metals zinc, lead, and tin, and the manufacture of tin plate, have in recent years become pre-eminently American industries. The extraordinarily large deposits of zinc and lead which have been found in Kansas and Missouri have led to some notable improvements in the methods of smelting, one of the most.   Flip, according to an 18th-century recipe, was a ''potation compounded of beer, gin, cider or other spirits and coarse sugar,'' warmed in a bowl by thrusting a heated piece of iron into the mixture.


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Metallurgy of 17th- and 18th- century music wire by Martha Goodway Download PDF EPUB FB2

One of the central mysteries of the craft of harpsichord-making involves the choice of stringing material. Years of research by a number of distinguished scientists under the guidance of senior authors, Jay Scott Odell, Chief Conservator, and Martha Goodway, Metallurgist, of the Smithsonian Institution have resulted in a pioneering study of the metallurgy of 17th-and 18th-century music wire.

Get this from a library. The metallurgy of 17th- and 18th- century music wire. [Martha Goodway; Scott Odell]. His groundbreaking study, The Interpretation of the Music of the 17th and 18th Centuries, first appeared in and remains a landmark of musicology.

An outstanding musician, teacher, and maker of Baroque-style instruments, Dolmetsch sought the correct interpretation of Baroque music metallurgy of 17th- and 18th- century music wire book order to heighten its expressive intent and emotional impact/5(2). The metallurgy of 17th- and 18th-century music wire / Martha Goodway ; v.

Bartolomeo Cristofori as harpsichord maker / Hubert Henkel Identification and authentification of Italian string keyboard instruments / Denzil Wraight ; v. Harpsichord decoration, a conspectus / Sheridan Germann ; v.

Robert Barclay surveys the processes and methods that went into the making of 16th, 17th and 18th century trumpets, mostly by German and Austrian makers. There is a great deal of information about the early metallurgy of brass as well as some detail on the actual construction techniques used by the early by: 2.

Goodway, Martha, and Jay Scott Odell () The Metallurgy of 17th- and 18th- Century Music Wire, The Historical Harpsichord, Volume 2. Pendragon Press, New York. Pendragon Press, New York. Cited by:   Charles-Augustin Coulomb published data on the size, strength, and stiffness of harpsichord wire available in Paris in the late 18th century which has not been cited in the literature on musical instruments despite this century's revival of baroque music and the instruments upon which it was by: 2.

10 A small-scale 17th- and 18th-century mining land-scape at Bonsal Moor, Derbyshire. The upcast (spoil) around the mine shafts dominates the view. 11 The Crowns engine house, Botallack mine, Cornwall is set at the foot of a cliff on an outcrop of a rich tin and copper lode.

This mine was worked from at least the 16th century. CONTENTS OF Historical Metallurgy Volume 1 No. 1 2 Table of 17th–18th century blast-furnaces Volume 1 No.

2 4 Table of 17th–18th century ironworks 9 Some details of an early furnace (Cannock Chase). G.R. Morton Volume 1 No. 3 13 Coed Ithel blast-furnace 15 Melbourne blast-furnace 16 Maryport blast-furnace 16 Bloomeries.

Goodway and J.S. Odell, The Metallurgy of 17th and 18th Century Music Wire (Stuyvesant, NY: Pendragon Press, ).Cited by: 9. In America, one of the first recorded brass founders and fabricators is Joseph Jenks in Lynn, Mass from to with brass pins for wool making being a very important product.

Despite legal restrictions, many others set up such works during the eighteenth century. (Schiffer, P. et al, The Brass Book,ISBN X). A small but essential book on the heraldry of the harp in Ireland. Daniel Tokar & Ann Heymann: ‘Dialogue on Historical Wire for Gaelic Harps' Technical results of experiments with making historical alloys and testing them on replica harps.

Historical stringing: ‘The metallurgy of 17th & 18th century music wire’. The 17th and 18th centuries. After printing, the next significant influence on music performance was the gradual emergence of the audience, for the relationship between participants in the musical experience—between performer and listener—became polarized.

The first evidence for this shift was the rise of the professional vocal virtuoso about the last quarter of the 16th century. The revised and expanded edition of Metallurgy Fundamentals provides the student with instruction on the basic properties, characteristics, and production of the major metal families.

Clear, concise language and numerous illustrations make this an easy-to-understand text for an introductory course in metallurgy/5. Also very highly recommended are the four earlier volumes comprising this superbly composed series: "Reconstructing the Harpsichord" (, $); "The Metallurgy of 17th and 18th-Century Music Wire (, $); "Bartolomeo Cristofori as a Harpsichord Maker/The Identification and Authentication of Italian Stringed Keyboard.

(shelved times as 18th-century) avg rating — 12, ratings — published Want to Read saving. Ferrous metallurgy is the metallurgy of iron and began far back in earliest surviving iron artifacts, from the 4th millennium BC in Egypt, were made from meteoritic iron-nickel.

It is not known when or where the smelting of iron from ores began, but by the end of the 2nd millennium BC iron was being produced from iron ores from at least Greece to India. Martha Goodway is an American metallurgist, specializing in archaeometallurgy, the study of traditional techniques of mining, smelting, and working metals; and an expert in the use of metals in historical harpsichords.

Early life and education. Martha Goodway was raised in Roslindale, graduated from Roslindale High School inand earned a bachelor's. GIA (Gemological Institute of America) houses perhaps the world’s most comprehensive collection documenting the history, science, business, and art of gems and jewelry.

This online collection from the Richard T. Liddicoat Gemological Library and Information Center presents some of the most unique and rare books in the library’s collection. GIA is a nonprofit institute. Working with a col­league, Goodway also found that the finest metal wire used in 17th- and 18th-century harpsichords was not steel but iron containing a small amount of phospho­rus.

While adding phospho­rus to steel makes it brittle, the phosphorus actually strengthened the iron wire. Goodway came from a family of engineers. We have a wonderful selection of harpsichord books for you.

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It was a necessity. Not only were pins used in sewing and mending, but they were also employed to fasten clothes together: a gentleman's neckcloth, the front bodice of a lady's gown (as shown in the detail, below right, of the gown seen here earlier this week), even a baby's diapers.