Article on music excerpted from the 4th edition published in Edinburgh in 1810. ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA.

Article on music excerpted from the 4th edition published in Edinburgh in 1810

Quarto. Disbound. [70] pp. + 9 full-page engraved plates of musical examples, etc. Preserved in an acid-free buckram folder.

This extensive article is arranged as follows:
Introduction: pp. 485-489
History of Music: pp. 489-502
Elements of Music: pp. 503-512
Part I. Theory of Harmony: pp. 512-533
Part II. Principles and Rules of Composition: pp. 533-553
Appendix (Harmonics): pp. 554-554

Slightly browned and soiled.

The present article appears to be a re-issue of the article that appeared in the third edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica, 1799-1801. See Kassler: The Science of Music in Britain 1714-1830 A Catalogue, p. 1206, where the significance of the music that appeared in the third edition is discussed. Item #16098

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