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A general history of music, from the earliest ages to the present period. To which is prefixed, a dissertation on the music of the ancients.

Author: Charles Burney
Publisher: London, Printed for the author, 1776-1789.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Burney, Charles, 1726-1814.
General history of music.
London, Printed for the author, 1776-1789
(OCoLC)860704365
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Burney
OCLC Number: 4589335
Notes: First edition. A 2d edition of v. 1 was published in 1789.
Vol. 2, printed, like the other 3 vols., with the long s, and with a leaf of "corrections and additions" at end, differs in these and other particulars from a later printing, also dated 1782, but printed with the modern s, as in the 2d edition of v. 1.
Some of the musical illustrations are engraved.
With vol. 4 is bound the author's An account of the musical performance in Westminister-abbey, and the Pantheon ... in commemoration of Handel ... London, 1785.
Description: 4 volumes frontispieces (including portrait) illustrations (including music) 9 plates (some folded, including music) 28 x 22 cm
Responsibility: By Charles Burney.

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