A Biographical Dictionary of Musicians

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Theodore Baker
G. Schirmer, 1905 - Music - 695 pages
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Page 169 - 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. Svo. 16».
Page 478 - A Briefe Discourse of the true (but neglected) use of Charact'ring the Degrees by their Perfection, Imperfection and Diminution in Measurable Musicke, against the Common Practise and Custome of these Times ; Examples whereof are exprest in the Harmony of 4 Voyces, Concerning the Pleasure of 5 usuall Recreations, 1 . Hunting, 2. Hawking, 3. Dancing, 4. Drinking, 5. Enamouring.
Page 310 - 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 124 - Concerti Grossi Con duoi Violini, e Violoncello di Concertino obligati, e duoi altri Violini, Viola, e Basso di Concerto Grosso, ad arbitrio, che si potranno radoppiare; Da Arcangelo Corelli di Fusignano.
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 116 - Hall, containing a large 4-manual organ with 100 stops ; wrote 15 instructive works " Outline of the Structure of the Pipe-Organ
Page 478 - Xewcastle-on-Tyne ; also org. at North Shields 1864-78, and since then at St. Hilda's, South Shields. Read, Daniel, b. Rehoboth, Mass., Nov. 2, 1757 ; d. New Haven, Conn., Dec. 4, 1836 ; combined the occupations of comb-maker, composer, and music-teacher. Publ. "The Amer. Singing Book, or a New and Easy Guide to the art of Psalmody, devised for the use of Singing Schools in America" (1785) ; "Columbian Harmonist
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 419 - Vocalis, an Essay on the History and Theory of Music and on the qualities, capabilities, and management of the Human Voice'.
Page 407 - 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 Flute, and the Treble Violl

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