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A General History of Music: From the Earliest Ages to the Present Period (1789) Volume the Second only (of two volume set)

By: BURNEY, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications, Inc.: [c.1970s]

Stock No.: 81814

ISBN: 0486222829

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


A modern reprint of this famous work, in which the history of music is explored. Volume II only (of a 2-volume set). This history first published in 1776, with a revision in 1789 and another in 1935 by Frank Mercer. This undated Dover edition contains the unabridged Mercer version. Possible date of publication c.1970s. With hundreds of musical notations and a frontis image by Charles Loraine Smith entitled "A Sunday Concert at Dr. Burney's, 1782". --- In rust cl... View more info