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Ellis, Alexander John 1814-1890

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Works: 330 works in 1,093 publications in 7 languages and 6,745 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Sources  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Creator, Contributor, Publisher, Composer
Classifications: ML3820, 781.1
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Most widely held works by Alexander John Ellis
On the sensations of tone as a physiological basis for the theory of music by Hermann von Helmholtz( Book )

79 editions published between 1875 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helmholtz applies physics, anatomy, and physiology in his study of aesthetics and physiological acoustics. He explains how tones are built from a base tone with upper partial tones, and his later discussions on consonance and musical scales develop this theory. He also discusses how the ear perceives these tones
Studies in the history of musical pitch : monographs by Alexander John Ellis( Book )

50 editions published between 1880 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On early English pronunciation, with special reference to Shakespeare and Chaucer, containing an investigation of the correspondence of writing with speech in England from the Anglosaxon period to the present day, preceded by a systematic notation of all spoken sounds by means of the ordinary printing types. Including a rearrangement of Prof. F.J. Child's memoirs on the language of Chaucer and Gower, and reprints of the rare tracts by Salesbury on English, 1547, and Welch, 1567, and by Barclay on French, 1521 by Alexander John Ellis( Book )

95 editions published between 1869 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains also: a rearrangement of F.J. Child's memoirs on the language of Chaucer and Gower, reprints of the rare tracts by Salesbury on English, 1547, and Welsh, 1567, and by Barcley on French, 1521; abstracts of Schmeller's Treatise on Bavarian dialects, and Winkler's how German and Friesian dialecticon, and Prince L.L. Bonaparte's vowel and consonant lists
Pronunciation for singers by Alexander John Ellis( Book )

30 editions published between 1877 and 1919 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speech in song : being the singer's pronouncing primer of the principal European languages for which vocal music is usually composed by Alexander John Ellis( Book )

19 editions published between 1877 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical hints on the quantitative pronunciation of Latin : for the use of classical teachers and linguists by Alexander John Ellis( Book )

9 editions published between 1874 and 2012 in English and Latin and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pennsylvania Dutch : a dialect of South German with an infusion of English by Samuel Stehman Haldeman( Book )

7 editions published in 1872 in English and Undetermined and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the aboriginal inhabitants of the Andaman Islands by Edward Horace Man( Book )

14 editions published between 1883 and 1932 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On early English pronunciation : with especial reference to Shakspere and Chaucer by Alexander John Ellis( Book )

40 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plea for phonetic spelling; or, The necessity of orthographic reform by Alexander John Ellis( Book )

17 editions published between 1848 and 1985 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original nursery rhymes for girls and boys by Alexander John Ellis( Book )

5 editions published between 1864 and 1865 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Bell-Sweetsche schule. Ein beitrag zur geschichte der englischen phonetik by Hans Raudnitzky( Book )

2 editions published in 1911 in German and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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On the sensations of tone as a physiological basis for the theory of music
Alternative Names
Alexander Ellis

Alexander Ellis Brits taalkundige (1814-1890)

Alexander John Ellis englischer Philologe

Alexander John Ellis matematico, fisico e filologo britannico

Alexander John Ellis mathématicien et philologiste anglais

Elis, Alecsander Jon

Elis, Alecsander Jon 1814-1890

Ellis, A. J.

Ellis, A. J. 1814-1890

Ellis, A. J. (Alexander John), 1814-1890

Ellis, Alexander J.

Ellis, Alexander J. 1814-1890

Ellis, Sharpe Alexander John 1814-1890

Sharpe, Alexander John.

Эллис, Александер Джон

الکساندر جان الیس

엘리스, 알렉산더 존 1814-1890

アレクサンダー・ジョン・エリス

エリス, A. J

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On early English pronunciation, with special reference to Shakespeare and Chaucer, containing an investigation of the correspondence of writing with speech in England from the Anglosaxon period to the present day, preceded by a systematic notation of all spoken sounds by means of the ordinary printing types. Including a rearrangement of Prof. F.J. Child's memoirs on the language of Chaucer and Gower, and reprints of the rare tracts by Salesbury on English, 1547, and Welch, 1567, and by Barclay on French, 1521