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

By: BURNEY, Charles

Price: $30.50

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

Stock No.: 82613

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


A modern reprint of this famous work, in which the history of music is explored. First published in 1776, with a revision in 1789; and another in 1935 by Frank Mercer, who has provided critical and historical notes. In an undated Dover 2-volume hardcover set containing the unabridged Mercer version. Possible date of publication c.1970s. With hundreds of musical notations. Vol. 1 with frontis portrait of Charles Burney, vol. 2 with frontis etching of Charles Loraine Smit... View more info