Musical articles from the Encyclopaedia Britannica

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Music -- History and crit
StatementDonald Francis Tovey ; with an editorial pref. by Hubert J. Foss.
ContributionsEncyclopaedia Britannica.
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LC ClassificationsML60 .T668 1977
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 251 p. :
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Open LibraryOL4469614M
ISBN 100403017025
LC Control Number79181279
OCLC/WorldCa3218910

The nearest point to finality which Tovey ever reached in his expression of a formal philosophy in music is to be found in the articles on 'technique and aesthetics of music' (as he called them himself in the list of his writings supplied to Who's Who) which he contributed to the Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Those articles, written from onwards for the eleventh edition of the Encyclopaedia, and revised again. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tovey, Donald Francis, Musical articles from the Encyclopaedia.

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Get this from a library. The forms of music: musical articles from the Encyclopaedia Britannica. [Donald Francis Tovey] "This book contains all the articles which Tovey wrote for the Encyclopaedia Britannica with the exception of one on 'Modern music' and the biographies"--Page v. musical articles from the Encyclopaedia Britannica.

This category includes pages from the page Encyclopædia Britannica/Classified List of Articles#Art, which draws on the EB's own index of articles by topic. Pages in category " Encyclopædia Britannica articles about music".

narrative genre. Written By: The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. See Article History. Alternative Titles: musical comedy, musical theatre.

Musical, also called musical comedy, theatrical production that is characteristically sentimental and amusing in nature, with a simple but distinctive plot, and offering music, dancing, and dialogue.

Read More on This Topic. Music. Music, art concerned with combining vocal or instrumental sounds for beauty of form or emotional expression, usually according to cultural standards of rhythm, melody, and, in most Western music, harmony.

Both the simple folk song and the complex electronic composition belong to the same activity, music. Encyclopaedia Britannica is to stop publishing its print edition after more than years.

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This quartet of British musicians were rhythm guitarist John Lennon (October 9, –December 8, ); bass guitarist Paul McCartney (born J ); lead guitarist George Harrison (Febru –Novem ); and drummer Ringo Starr. Tchaikovsky’s most popular compositions include music for the ballets Swan Lake (), The Sleeping Beauty (), and The Nutcracker ().

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The scientific study of the music of the past has more and more decidedly taken its place as a branch of musical education; the learned writings of W. Rockstro (–), many of them made public first in the Encyclopaedia Britannica and Grove's Dictionary of Music, made the subject clear to many who had been groping in the dark before.

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