Foundations of Chinese Musical Art

Levis, John Hazedel

Published by Henri Vetch, 1936
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233 pp. Illustrated with music compositions. Contents tight, clean without any marks. Red cloth is very slightly soiled ; spine gold letters bright. A little scuffing at corners. Laid in is a 16 page very small pamphlet "Chinese Music", illustrated, pub. by Quon-Quon Co., 1944, in L.A. A scarce book in VG condition. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Foundations of Chinese Musical Art
Publisher: Henri Vetch
Publication Date: 1936
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.

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Book Description Henri Vetch, Peiping, China, 1936. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. 233pp. B&W tipped-in frontispiece. Footnotes, Musical Examples, Appendices, Bibliographies, Index. Small dampstain to top- and fore-edge affecting first 75 pages, thus Good only hardback, worn at tips, short tear to binding at head of spine, previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown, light foxing to endpapers, otherwise clean & tight, no DJ. Bookseller Inventory # 18220

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Book Description Peiping: Henry Vetch. 1936, 1936. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition, copiously illustrated with musical compositions in Western & Chinese styles. Scarce. Lg. 8vo, 234pp, mounted frontis. & illus. rebound in blue boards. Bookseller Inventory # 21002531

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Book Description Peiping: Henri Vetch, 1936, xiii, 233 pages, tipped-in black & white frontispiece, illustrated with Musical Compositions. In the original gilt stamped red cloth. Spine a bit darkened, some very light cover soil. A former owner's name dated "1938" on front blank endpaper. Overall, clean, tight and very good. Bookseller Inventory # 018912

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Book Description Henri Vetch, Peiping, 1936. Hard Cover. First Edition. Good to very good hardback copy. No dustjacket. xiii, 233pp. Bookseller Inventory # 021501

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Book Description Henri Vetch, Peiping, 1936. binder's cloth. Frontispiece; musical illus. (illustrator). 26x18cm, 233 pp., Later binder's cloth. Includes numerous musical illustrations. Weighs 900 grams. "During the years 1931 to 1934, I gave over forty lecture-recitals on the music of China including original piano compositions based on Chinese principles, adaptations of Chinese themes and arrangements of Chinese melodies with explanatory talks: These took place mainly in America but also in China.,." - preface]: Contents: The origin of the art: Language & melody; The music of the Chinese language: The basis of musical compositon;The development of the art: The art of musical composition; Scale structure; Parallels between the neumes of China & Europe; Analyses of compositions of highest development: Notation; Method of study; Music- poems and melodies of highest development: their transcription & analysis; Conclusion: The reconstruction of the ancient art; Remarks on the future of Chiense music; Appendices: Table of 36 Chinese phonetic elements according to the different tones of the scale and dynamic quality drawn up in the Liang Dynasty (502-534); Karlgren's arrangement of various phonemes as to their natural difference in audibility; Karlgren's arrangement of the phonetic elements as to higher and lower pitch values; Example of purely Western instrumental composition and its basis of form as defined by Chinese symbols of structure. Some bumps and dents to binding edges. Some foxing. VG. Bookseller Inventory # 026161

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Book Description Henri Vetch, Peiping, 1936. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 233 pp. Original red cloth covers w/ gilt title on spine. Spine and edges sunned. Corners bumped. Binding lightly soiled. Foxing to pg. text block and endpapers. Previous owner's nameplate on front paste-down. Contents nice. Bookseller Inventory # 10700MUS

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