Ancient and Oriental Music

Wellesz, Egon [Edt.]

Published by Oxford University Press, London, 1957
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good ++. xxiii, 530 pp, general introduction, list of b&w illustrations, Introduction to Volume I, acknowledgments, I. Primitive Music By Marius Schneider; II. The Music of Far Eastern Asia. 1. China by Laurence Picken; III. The Music of Far Eastern Asia. 2. Other Countries by Laurence Picken; IV. The Music of India by Arnold Bake; V. The Music of Ancient Mesopotamia by Henry George Farmer; VI. The Music of Ancient Egypt by Henry George Farmer; VII. Music in the Bible by Carl H. Kraeling and Lucetta Mowry; VIII. The Music of Post-Biblical Judaism by Eric Werner; IX. Ancient Greek Music by Isobel Henderson; X. Roman Music by J. E. Scott. XI. The Music of Islam by Henry George Farmer; bibliography, contents of the History of Music in Sound, Volume I, index. The New Oxford History of Music series, Volume I. First Edition, 1957. "The present volume is designed as a survey of all music outside the Christian Eruopean field. While thus helping to place the remainder of the History in its context, it is far from being a mere prolegomenon. Indeed, in some ways it is perhaps the most important of all the volumes of the History, since it provides a detailed account of whole fields of musical experience not familiar to the ordianry reader."from the jacket flap. Not Price Clipped. Lightly age-toned spine dj with minor edge wear to same. Lightly age-toned text block edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean and bright; tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Size: Large 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 003134

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Title: Ancient and Oriental Music

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London

Publication Date: 1957

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good ++

Edition: First Edition.

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