A History of Music

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MacMillan, 1923 - Music - 384 pages
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Contents

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The Egyptians Assyrians and Babylonians He brews Arabians Indians Chinese
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The Greeks 88
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Cypriote DoublePipe Player c 600 B C Cesnola Collection New York Frontispiece
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flats rxam I Ancient Egyptian Harp Reconstructed facing
18
Assyrian Triangular Harp
20
Hebrew Ritual Trumpets
22
Indian Vina
27
Development of Notation
117
The Less Dark Ages
119
Dunstable Dufay Des Pres
144
VIIIThe Golden Age
158
IX The Palace of Greenwich January 26 1595
177
Cornetts 188
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Harpsichord 191
185
Chittarone 193
189

Chinese StoneChime
32
Chinese Sheng
34
Apollo and Artemis before an Altar facing
46
Apollo and Artemis performing a Libation
48
IVRome and the Dark Ages
69
HurdyGurdy
77
Scales and Notes
87
Byzantine Notation 101
101
TheNeumes 102
102
Settlement of the Neumes on the Lines 106
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Coloured Lines with Neumes 107
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Evolution of the ClefSigns
111
Instruments of the Viol Family 194
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A Family of Recorders 197
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jSong and FolkSong
200
The Secular Century
217
JThe Eighteenth Century
233
The Viennese Masters
246
The Contemporaries of Beethoven and the De velopment of Opera in Germany Italy and France
266
The PostBeethoven Period
281
iNationalism Modern Schools
303
TnE Chief Names in Musical History
355
Index
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