Curiosities of Music: A Collection of Facts not generally known, regarding the…

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Author Elson, Louis Charles, 1848-1920
LoC No. 08022790
Title Curiosities of Music: A Collection of Facts not generally known, regarding the Music of Ancient and Savage Nations
Original Publication United States: Oliver Ditson Company,1880,copyright 1908.
Contents Introduction; The Hindoos -- Ancient Egyptian -- Biblical and Hebrew -- Ancient Greek music -- The public games of Greece -- The philosophers, and Greek social music -- Greek theatre and chorus -- The dances of ancient Greece -- Ancient Roman music -- Music of the Roman theatre -- Music of the Roman Empire -- History of Chinese music -- Chinese music and musical instruments -- Chinese musical compositions and ceremonies -- The Chinese theatre and dances -- Music of Japan -- Music of savage nations -- African music -- Music of the early Christian church -- The Ambrosian and Gregorian chant -- Music in Europe from the fifth century -- The ancient bards -- The troubadours and minne-singers -- Curiosities of the opera; modern composers, and conclusion.
Credits Turgut Dincer, Stephen Hutcheson, and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive)
Language English
LoC Class ML: Music: Literature of music
Subject Music -- History and criticism
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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