Storia della musica

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This is a copy of the third of three volumes of "Storia della musica" (Music History) by Giovanni Batista Martini. The t.p. of this volume is printed in red and black ink and each page is decorated with an ornamented border. It contains numerous figures, musical examples demonstrating theoretical concepts of Greek music, and footnotes. Each one of the volume bears a different dedicatee: V.1: alla Sacra reale cattolica Maestà Maria Barbara; v.2: All'Altezza serenissima elettorale di Carlo Teodoro; v.3: a sua Altezza reale Don Ferdinando di Borbone. The present vol. 3 is divided as follows: ch.1 - Greek music ... continued below

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(xx, 459) p. : ill. ; 43 cm.

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Martini, Giovanni Battista, 1706-1784. 1781.

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  • Lelio dalla Volpe
    Publisher Info: Nella stamperìa di Lelio dalla Volpe, MCCCXXXI, con licenza de' superiori.
    Place of Publication: Bologna, Italy

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This is a copy of the third of three volumes of "Storia della musica" (Music History) by Giovanni Batista Martini. The t.p. of this volume is printed in red and black ink and each page is decorated with an ornamented border. It contains numerous figures, musical examples demonstrating theoretical concepts of Greek music, and footnotes.

Each one of the volume bears a different dedicatee: V.1: alla Sacra reale cattolica Maestà Maria Barbara; v.2: All'Altezza serenissima elettorale di Carlo Teodoro; v.3: a sua Altezza reale Don Ferdinando di Borbone.

The present vol. 3 is divided as follows: ch.1 - Greek music (pp. 1-24); ch.2 - Poetics, music and drama (pp. 25-90); ch.3 Dramatic poetry (pp. 91-148); ch.4 - Medieval and new dramatic poetry (pp.149-169); ch.5 - Music in Greek tragedy and drama (pp. 170-197); ch. 6 - Illustrious Greek music teachers (pp.198-268); ch.7 Greek philosophers on music (pp.269-369); ch.8 - Greek music theory practice (pp.370-440); Dissertation on the prodigious effect produced by antique Greek music (pp.[419]-440); Index of people mentioned in the volume (pp.441-445); Index of authors with short biography, in alphabetical order (pp445-458); Errata (p. 459).

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(xx, 459) p. : ill. ; 43 cm.

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Full title as appears in the t.p. of vol.3: "Storia della musica, tomo terzo. A sua Altezza Reale Don Ferdinand di Borbone infante di Spagna, Duca di Parma, Piacenza, Guastalla, &c., &c., &c."

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  • 1781

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  • July 7, 2010, 10:17 a.m.

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Martini, Giovanni Battista, 1706-1784. Storia della musica, book, 1781; Bologna, Italy. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc25966/: accessed July 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.