Stokes' Encyclopedia of Music and Musicians; Covering the Entire Period of Musical History from the Earliest Times to the Season of 1908-09

Stokes' Encyclopedia of Music and Musicians; Covering the Entire Period of Musical History from the Earliest Times to the Season of 1908-09

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...of Joliann Sebastian Bach in the development of the church cautat a; became canon and cantor of the Hamburg Cathedral; wrote on theory; collected musical biographies; in early life singer and conductor of the Hamburg Opera, where he quarrelled with Handel, after having given that composer his first introduction to the musical world; chapelmaster to the Duke of Holstein, 1719-28. Mattheson's published compositions numbered 88, none of which is now important. B. Hamburg, Sept. 28, 1681; d. April 17, 1764, Hamburg. Mattioli (Lino) composed songs; played 'cello; taught 'cello and vocal, Cincinnati College of Music; pupil Milan Conservatory. B. Parma, 1853; add. Cincinnati. Maucotel (Adolphe) made violins. of excellent quality, modelled upon those of Stradivarius; learned the craft with Vuillaurne, Paris, where he opened his own shop, 1844. B. 1820, Mirecourt; committed suicide, 1858, Paris. Charles made violins in London and Paris. B. 1807, Mirecourt; brother of ADOLPHE; d. 1860. Mauduit (Jacques) composed a five-part requiem for the poet Ronsard, chansons, motets; played lute; won first prize, 1581, in the annual competition at Evreux with his songs; called "Pere de la Musique." B. Sept. 16, 1557, Paris; d. Aug. 21. 1627. Maugars (Andre) played viol at the court of James I of Eng., 162024; later to Cardinal Richelieu, whom he likewise served as secretary and interpreter. Maurel (Victor) created " Iago " in Verdi's "Otello," Milan, 1887, "Falstaff" and Matthias in Erlanger's "Julf Polonais," Paris Opera Cotnique, MATJRER 376 MAZZINGHI 1900, debut in 1868, Paris Opera, after having been prize pupil of the Paris Conservatoire; thereafter singing leading bar. roles in the principal cities of Europe and...show more

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  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 875g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236607759
  • 9781236607751