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How to Listen to Music

How to Listen to Music by Henry Edward Krehbiel
By: (1854-1923)

This book is "not written for professional musicians, but for untaught lovers of the art". It gives broad instruction on composers, styles, instruments, venues - and when to believe the critics.

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HOW TO LISTEN TO MUSIC

HINTS AND SUGGESTIONS TO UNTAUGHT LOVERS OF THE ART

BY

HENRY EDWARD KREHBIEL

Author of "Studies in the Wagnerian Drama," "Notes on the Cultivation of Choral Music," "The Philharmonic Society of New York," etc.

SEVENTH EDITION

NEW YORK CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS 1897

COPYRIGHT, 1896, BY CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS

TROW DIRECTORY PRINTING AND BOOKBINDING COMPANY NEW YORK

TO

W.J. HENDERSON

WHO HAS HELPED ME TO RESPECT MUSICAL CRITICISM

AUTHOR'S NOTE

The author is beholden to the Messrs. Harper & Brothers for permission to use a small portion of the material in Chapter I., the greater part of Chapter IV., and the Plates which were printed originally in one of their publications; also to the publishers of "The Looker On" for the privilege of reprinting a portion of an essay written for them entitled "Singers, Then and Now."

CONTENTS

[Sidenote: CHAP. I.]

Introduction

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