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Sachs, Curt 1881-1959

Overview
Works: 756 works in 1,692 publications in 7 languages and 19,987 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Dictionaries 
Roles: Editor, Arranger, Performer, Conductor, Director, Creator, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Honoree, Dedicatee, Author of introduction, Instrumentalist, Compiler, Correspondent
Classifications: ML160, 781.9109
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posthumous Publications by Curt Sachs, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Curt Sachs
The history of musical instruments by Curt Sachs ( Book )
34 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
World history of the dance by Curt Sachs ( Book )
61 editions published between 1933 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rise of music in the ancient world, East and West by Curt Sachs ( Book )
21 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this groundbreaking, all-encompassing work, an eminent musicologist explores the evolution of music. It ranges from the ecstatic singing and Shaman songs of early civilizations to the development of more structured styles in Egypt, East Asia, India, Greece, Rome, the Middle East, and Europe. Eight plates of illustrations depict players and orchestras from China, Korea, Burma, India, and Egypt." --Back cover
Our musical heritage; a short history of music by Curt Sachs ( Book )
29 editions published between 1948 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 2,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rhythm and tempo : a study in music history by Curt Sachs ( Book )
21 editions published between 1953 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This is the first book to trace the history of rhythm and tempo in its entirety."-inside jacket
The wellsprings of music by Curt Sachs ( Book )
29 editions published between 1961 and 1988 in English and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the origins of music
The commonwealth of art; style in the fine arts, music and the dance by Curt Sachs ( Book )
16 editions published between 1946 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Real-Lexikon der Musikinstrumente, zugleich ein Polyglossar für das gesamte Instrumentengebiet by Curt Sachs ( Book )
44 editions published between 1913 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The commonwealth of music by Gustave Reese ( Book )
3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Handbuch der Musikinstrumentenkunde by Curt Sachs ( Book )
60 editions published between 1920 and 1990 in German and Undetermined and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Man's early musical instruments by Curt Sachs ( Recording )
15 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Musikinstrumente Indiens und Indonesiens, zugleich eine Einführung in die Instrumentenkunde by Curt Sachs ( Book )
26 editions published between 1914 and 1983 in German and Undetermined and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A short history of world music by Curt Sachs ( Book )
18 editions published between 1949 and 1969 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geist und Werden der Musikinstrumente by Curt Sachs ( Book )
19 editions published between 1929 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2,000 years of music [a concise history of the development of music from the earliest times through the 18th century] by Curt Sachs ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1962 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The evolution of piano music, 1350-1700 by Curt Sachs ( )
4 editions published between 1914 and 1944 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les instruments de musique de Madagascar by Curt Sachs ( Book )
10 editions published in 1938 in French and English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Musik der Antike by Curt Sachs ( Book )
31 editions published between 1928 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vergleichende Musikwissenschaft : Musik der Fremdkulturen by Curt Sachs ( Book )
15 editions published between 1959 and 1974 in German and English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The commonwealth of art; a lecture delivered in the Whittall Pavilion of the Library of Congress, April 25, 1949 by Curt Sachs ( Book )
9 editions published between 1950 and 1960 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Sachs, C. 1881-1959
Sachs, Curt
Sachs, Curtis, 1881-1959
Sachs, Kurt
Sachs, Kurt, 1881-1959
كورت زاكس، 1881-1959
ザックス, クルト
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