A General History of Music: From the Earliest Ages to the Present Period (1789)

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Dover Publications, 1957 - Music - 1915 pages

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Contents

BOOK I
12
DEFINITIONS
21
Diatonic
40
Counterpoint or Music in Parts
105
Music of the Ancients
149
THE HISTORY OF EGYPTIAN MUSIC
166
THE HISTORY OF HEBREW MUSIC
191
THE HISTORY OF GREEK MUSIC
215
Of the Scolia or Songs of
359
THE HISTORY OF THE MUSIC OF THE ROMANS
366
A LIST AND DESCRIPTION OF THE PLATES TO BOOK I
383
REFLECTIONS ON THE CONSTRUCTION AND USE
399
BOOK II
409
Of the Invention of Counterpoint
457
Of the Formation of the Time
524
Of the Origin of Modern
559

and Heroic Times
254
Of the State of Music in Greece
286
Of Ancient Musical Sects
342
Of the State of Music from
703
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