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Title: A Musical Grammar, in Four Parts: I. Notation, II. Melody, III. Harmony, IV. Rhythm.
Description: London: Printed by B. Macmillan...for Robert Birchall..., 1806. FIRST EDITION. 8vo, pp. xxii [xxiii blank, xxiv, Errata], 308 [309 - 312 adverts], contemporary tree calf, gilt spine, red leather label; joints a little rubbed, spine slightly dried but a very good copy. With the calligraphic initials "E B." on the front paste-down end-paper. Callcott (1766 - 1821) began composing and playing as a young boy, and in 1782 he played the oboe in the orchestra of the Academy of Ancient Music. He compiled materials for a dictionary of music, but it was never published. The above work was often reprinted in the 19th century.

Keywords: music aesthetics prose

Price: GBP 275.00 = appr. US$ 392.70 Seller: John Price Antiquarian Books
- Book number: 3519

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