Darstellungen aus der Geschichte der Musik nebst vorbereitenden Lehren aus der Theorie der Musik. Karl Christian Friedrich KRAUSE.

Darstellungen aus der Geschichte der Musik nebst vorbereitenden Lehren aus der Theorie der Musik

Göttingen: in der Dieterich'schen Buchhandlung, 1827.

Octavo. Plain dark ivory wrappers. Disbound. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), [iii]-iv (foreword), [v]-vi (contents), [vii]-viii (list of subscribers), 1f. (recto part title, verso blank), [3]-224 pp.

With lengthy articles on Orlando di Lasso, Palestrina, Alessandro Scarlatti, Handel, J.S. Bach, Hasse, Gluck, Mozart, and Beethoven to pp. 107-224.

Wrappers detached. Slightly worn and soiled; browned; corners of final leaves turned.

First Edition of this little-known philosophical treatise on music by the noted German philosopher and student of Hegel. See Highes: Idealist Thought and Music Theory in Nineteenth-Century Germany, K.C.F. Krause: Dissonance and 'Coming-to-Be' in the International Review of the Aesthetics and Sociology of Music Vol. 27, No. 1 (June 1996), pp. 3-12.

Contains one of the earliest published accounts of Beethoven, issued in the year of the composer's death, 1827.

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