Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Volume 4

Description:

This is a copy of the fourth volume of "Dictionary of Music and Musicians," edited by Sir George Grove. This volume, published in 1890, 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: "S" (continuation of the article about the Medieval rota, "Sume is icumen in" that appears on vol. 3) to "Z" (starting with the singer, Zur Mühlen, Raimund von).

The names of contributing authors appear in a list on pp.[vi]-xi.

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, 1820-1900
Creation Date: 1890
Partner(s):
UNT Music Library
Collection(s):
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
Usage:
Total Uses: 392
Past 30 days: 15
Yesterday: 1
Creator (Editor):
Grove, George, 1820-1900

Edited by Sir George Grove, D.C.L., Director of the Royal College of Music, London.

Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Macmillan and Co.
Place of Publication: London, England
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1890
Description:

This is a copy of the fourth volume of "Dictionary of Music and Musicians," edited by Sir George Grove. This volume, published in 1890, 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: "S" (continuation of the article about the Medieval rota, "Sume is icumen in" that appears on vol. 3) to "Z" (starting with the singer, Zur Mühlen, Raimund von).

The names of contributing authors appear in a list on pp.[vi]-xi.

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. 1450-1889) by eminent writers, English and foreign, with illustrations and woodcuts. In four volumes. Vol. IV.

Physical Description:

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

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT Music Library
Collection:
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: ML100 .G88 1879
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc31507
Resource Type: Book
Format: Image