A Popular History Of The Art of Music
From the Earliest Times Until the Present.
With Accounts of the Chief Musical Instruments and Scales; The Principles and Artistic Value of Their Music; Together With Biographical Notices of the Greater Composers, Chronological Charts, Specimens of Music, And Many Engravings.
By W. S. B. Mathews,
Editor of "Music" Magazine
Publisher: The Music Magazine Publishing Co.Copyright:
--CONDITION--This book is in good condition. Hardcover. Embossed green cloth boards are worn along edges and corners. Hinges tight. Binding square. Richly illustrated. The text block is crisp and clean. 526 pages -
-ABOUT THIS ITEM--
A wonderful survey of music from ancient Egypt to 1891. The history covers topics such as: Music among the Egyptians, Greeks, Hebrews, Assyrians, India, China, Japan, Minstrels of the North, French Epics, Arabic Music, Troubadors, Christian Music, Classical Music, Italian Opera, and much more. Instruments are covered too with chapters devoted to the violin, organ, and more. Composers such as Bach, Mozart, Handel, Haydn, Beethoven, etc.
Item Dimensions: 8.0 inches x 5.75 inches