Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Volume 3

Description:

This is a copy of the third volume of "Dictionary of Music and Musicians," edited by Sir George Grove. This volume, published in 1883, is an encyclopedic work that contains the biographies of well-known composers as well as articles contributed by various authors on music topics, concepts and definitions starting alphabetically from: "P" (Planché, James Robinson) to "S" (the title of the Medieval rota, "Sume is icumen in").

The names of contributing authors appear in a list on pp.[v]-vii, signed "29 Bedford Street, Covent Garden, July, 1883."

The titles of volumes I and II, indicate that the dictionary was issued in three volumes. However, the titles of the third and fourth volumes changed that statement to indicate that the publication of the dictionary was in four volumes.

Creator(s): Grove, George, Sir, 1820-1900.
Creation Date: 1883  
Partner(s):
UNT Music Library
Collection(s):
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
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Creator (Editor):
Grove, George, Sir, 1820-1900.

Edited by George Grove, D.C.L.

Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Macmillan and Co.
Place of Publication: London, England
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1883
Description:

This is a copy of the third volume of "Dictionary of Music and Musicians," edited by Sir George Grove. This volume, published in 1883, is an encyclopedic work that contains the biographies of well-known composers as well as articles contributed by various authors on music topics, concepts and definitions starting alphabetically from: "P" (Planché, James Robinson) to "S" (the title of the Medieval rota, "Sume is icumen in").

The names of contributing authors appear in a list on pp.[v]-vii, signed "29 Bedford Street, Covent Garden, July, 1883."

The titles of volumes I and II, indicate that the dictionary was issued in three volumes. However, the titles of the third and fourth volumes changed that statement to indicate that the publication of the dictionary was in four volumes.

Note:

Full title as appears in the t.p.: A dictionary of music and musicians, (A.D. 1450-1883) by eminent writers, English and foreign, with illustrations and woodcuts. In four volumes. Vol. III.

Physical Description:

4 v. : ill., music. ; 23 cm.

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Series Title: Dictionary of Music and Musicians
Partner:
UNT Music Library
Collection:
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: ML100 .G88 1879
  • OCLC: 27033549 |
  • UNTCAT: b1737188 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc31506
Resource Type: Book
Format: Image