A Biographical Dictionary of Musicians

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Theodore Baker
G. Schirmer, 1905 - Music - 695 pages

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Page 47 - The First Verse of every Psalm of David, with an Ancient or Modern Chant, in Score, adapted as much as possible to the Sentiment of each Psalm.
Page 124 - Concerti grossi con due violini e violoncello di concertino obligati e due altri violini, viola e basso di concerto grosso ad arbitrio che si potranno radoppiare, op.
Page 18 - Livre premier," among which are 22 variations on folies ¡Г Espagne (varied before him by Corelli and after him by Scarlatti). This work shows d'A. to have been a master of the quaint clavier-style then prevailing; it is also valuable for its explanation of several old-fashioned graces.
Page 306 - Les Danses des morts, dissertations et recherches historiques, philosophiques, littéraires et musicales sur les divers monuments de ce genre qui existent ou qui ont existé tant en France qu'à l'étranger, accompagnées de la Danse macabre, grande ronde vocale et instrumentale, paroles...
Page 172 - Rossini, sa vie et ses œuvres (1854); Vie et aventures des cantatrices célèbres, précédées des musiciens de l'Empire, et suivies de la vie anecdotique de Paganini (1856).
Page 286 - Wrote A Grammar of Vocal Music; A Grammar of Harmony; A Grammar of Counterpoint; The History of Modern Music (1862); The Third or Transition Period of Musical History (1865); The Cultivation of the Speaking Voice; Music in the House (1877); and numerous historical and scientific mus.
Page 241 - 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 403 - The First Booke of Consort Lessons, made by divers exquisite Authors for sixe Instruments to play together, viz : the Treble Lute, the Pandora, the Citterne, the Base Violl, the Lute. and the Treble Violl.
Page 18 - PariJe, given in Dresden, Nov. 3, 1662, was the first Italian opera ever produced there. He returned to Italy in 1694. Wrote several works, among them an " Historia música " (Perugia, 1695), interesting for the discussion about the ancients
Page 415 - Vocalis, an Essay on the History and Theory of Music and on the qualities, capabilities, and management of the Human Voice'.

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