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1 Haweis, Hugh Reginald Music and Morals
New York Harper & Brothers 1899 No Edition Stated Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 
clean inside with no remarks or highlights. in very good condition. 478 pages no index. green covers with gold embossed gilt lettering. This comprehensive book looks at the philosophical side of music - how it is connected with emotions and morals - before giving biographies of selected composers, looking at various instruments, and ending with a critique of music in England. The four main sections are: Philosophical, Biographical, Instrumental and Music in England. A very wide variety of subjects are covered - short biographies and analyses of the works of the great composers, origin of the violin, carillons, blind singers, the organ-grinder, string bands, brass bands, Belgium Bell-founders, violins, composers; an interesting mixture of essays and philosophical conjectures. Structured discussion of music around four books: 'Philosophical', 'Biographical' (Handel, Gluck, Haydn, Schubert, Mozart, et al) 'Instrumental and Music in England.We can ship from the USA and Canada 
Price: 52.48 USD
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