Biographical Dictionary of Musicians: With a Bibliography of English Writings on Music (Google eBook)

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A. Gardner, 1886 - Music - 637 pages
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Page 517 - Account of 350 Pieces of Music, set to Words taken from the Plays and Poems of Shakespeare, the compositions ranging from the Elizabethan Age to the Present Time.
Page 168 - Queens of Song: being Memoirs of some of the most celebrated Female Vocalists who have performed on the Lyric Stage from the Earliest Days of Opera to the Present Time. To which is added a Chronological List of all the Operas that have been performed in Europe.
Page 153 - A collection of National English Airs, consisting of Ancient Song, Ballad, and Dance Tunes, interspersed with Remarks and Anecdote, and preceded by an Essay on English Minstrelsy.
Page 233 - ENGEL'S (CARL) Music of the Most Ancient Nations ; particularly of the Assyrians, Egyptians, And Hebrews; with Special Reference to the Discoveries in Western Asia and in Egypt. With 100 Illustrations. 8vo. 16s. ENGLAND (HISTORY or) from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Versailles, 1713—83. By LORD MAHON (now Earl Stanhope). Library Edition, 7 Vols. 8vo. 93«.
Page 511 - ACCOUNT of the only known Manuscript of Shakespeare's Plays, comprising some important variations and corrections in the "Merry Wives of Windsor," obtained from a Playhouse Copy of that Play recently discovered. By JO HALLTVVELI.. 8vo. 1*. ElMBAULT'S "Who was ' Jack Wilson,' the Singer of Shakespeare's Stage?
Page 294 - An Historical Enquiry respecting the Performance on the Harp in the Highlands of Scotland, from the earliest times until it was discontinued about the year 1734; to which is prefixed an account of a very ancient Caledonian harp, and of the harp of Queen Mary.
Page 538 - History of the Violin and other Instruments played on with a Bow, from the Earliest Times to the Present, also an Account of the Principal Makers, English and Foreign.
Page 403 - Musick's monument; or, A remembrancer of the best practical musick, both divine, and civil, that has ever been known, to have been in the world.
Page 412 - CONCORDANCE, that is to saie, a worke wherein by the ordre of the letters of the ABC ye maie redely finde any worde conteigned in the whole Bible, so often as it is there expressed or mencioned.
Page 382 - Teares or Lamentacions of a Sorrowfull Soule, composed with musicall Ayres and Songs both for Voyces and divers Instruments...

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