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Issue: 102, 07/10/29 p. 629-630
Heading: Jacobite Minstrelsy
Category: Philosophy Music Literature Poetry Anthropology Philology Historical Sciences History Of Civilization General Coincident Historical Considerations
Topic: [The antiquity of poetry, particularly song which is, "the literature of the people". Comparative examples may be found in the songs of the Ancient Greeks (and Romans), and of the "Celtic, Sclavonic, or Gothic" ancestors of the "races of modern Europe". The oral and written tradition. What is a song? What is the relationship between words and music, and, within songs, the relationship of words as sounds and as "the representatives of visible images"? The role of songs of protest, such as Jacobin songs]
Person: MOSES DEBORAH VIRGIL HOMER YOUNG PRETENDER
Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 191
Heading: Resemblance between Chinese Music and Scotch
Category: Historical Sciences History Of Civilization General Coincident Historical Considerations Music
Topic: [The coincidental similarity of Chinese music and Scottish music proves the antiquity of both]
Person: SEMEDO, Father CARERI, Dr. BURNEY, Dr. ROUSSIER, Abbe RAMEAU DU HALDE LIND, Dr.
Source: Constable`s Miscellany - History of Music Roussier: Memoires sur la Musique des Anciens
Issue: 135, 29/05/30 p. 330-331
Heading: Production of Musical Sounds. Royal Institution. Conversazione, Friday, May 21
Category: Physics Sound Music Inventions Manufactures History Of Civilization General Coincident Historical Considerations
Topic: [...]the invention and subsequent improvements of the method of arranging metallic springs, as a new principle for producing a continued musical sound. [The Athenaeum links this two-column report with that in Athenaeum 124, called "Transmission of Sound"]
Person: FARADAY DOWLER, Dr. DAY MANBY, Capt.
Institution: Royal Institution
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