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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 https://www.pgdp.net (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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