The Art of Music (Cambridge Library Collection Music)

The Art of Music (Cambridge Library Collection Music)

C. Hubert H. Parry


Hubert H. Parry (1848-1918), knighted in 1902 for his providers to track, used to be a wonderful composer, conductor and musicologist. within the first of those roles he's top recognized for his settings of Blake's 'Jerusalem' and the coronation anthem 'I used to be glad'. He was once an enthusiastic instructor and proselytiser of tune, believing strongly in its skill to widen and deepen the event of guy. during this publication released in 1893 (and later revised because the Evolution of the artwork of track, additionally reissued during this series), Parry examines the common impulse to create musical sounds, strains the origins of song in 'primitive' societies utilizing the examine of up to date anthropologists, and surveys the increase of western song from the traditional Greeks to the Victorian age.

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