Guide to Reference Books Volume 3, PT. 4

Guide to Reference Books Volume 3, PT. 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...and French terms in the same alphabet, with translation in the other languages. v. 2 compiled by Eduard v. Normann-Friedenfels, reviewed and completed by Julius Heinz. ettas; pt. 2, Composers and their operas in alphabetical order; pt. 3. Libretti, with the number of times they have been set to music for the public lyric stage. A title-a-line list of 28,015 operas, giving for each. the title, composer's name and dates, and whether ever publicly performed. The most comprehensive list in any language, containing more titles than the corresponding French work by Clement, the German work by Riemann, or the Italian list by Dassori, but lacking the descriptive and critical material included by Clement and Riemann. Principally useful for ready reference for ascertaining without delay the name of the composer of any given opera. 2. )SSufIolk and Berkshire, Henry Charles Howard, earl of. Encyclopaedia of sport and games. New and enl. ed. Lond. Second hand ahaut $1 per vol. v. 1-27, Biographical and critical sketches and selections; v. 28, Songs, hymns. and lyrics; v. 29. Biographical dictionary of authors. v. 30, Synopses of noted hooks; General index; v. 31, Index guide by E. C. Towne. The most useful of the general collections; arranged alphabetically by authors, with a hiographical sketch of each author and representative selections from his writings. The hiographical dictionary (v. 29) gives brief sketches of all writers treated in the main work and includes additional names also. The volume of synopses is frequently useful. A new edition, under the editorship of A. H. Thorndike and J. W. Cunlifie, is in preparation. 05. 8 v. ports. 26."" $5 per vol. 928.2 Contents: v. 1, 6804638; v. 2, 1639-1729; v. 3, l730-1784; v. 4, ...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236741609
  • 9781236741608