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By Lepold Mozart

Trans. by means of Editha Knocker

This is just an attractive ebook! it really is like having a tune lesson from Leopold Mozart. even if i don't play the violin, interpreting and rereading this publication has performed extra to enhance my classical enjoying (woodwinds) than the other unmarried task (except after all practicing). It additionally provides a fully breathtaking view of Mozart's father's character and musical tastes. this can be a "must" learn for all musicians.

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Leopoid Mozart’s own foomotes are in ordinary type, unbracketed. TRANSLATOR*S NOTE TO SECOND EDITION xxxv 3. My editorial additions in the text are in italics within square brackets, and so are the footnotes which I have added. For practical reasons certain comments or amendments which I wished to make in this new edition could not be incorporated in the body of the text. These will be found in the Translator’s Appendix on p. 232, and a cross-reference thereto is made at each appropriate point in the text.

ARISTIDES QUINTILIANUS, LIBRO 11, de Musica. To the most worthy and noble Prince of the Holy Roman Empire o f the House o f the Imperial Counts vou Sehrattenbach; Archbishop of Salzburg, Hereditary Legate o f the Holy Roman See and Prim ate o f Germany T o m y most gracious Prince and Lord: Most worthy and noble Prince of the Holy Roman See Most gradous Prince and Lord AY I ventura to dedicara a humble book of instruction to the eminent name of Your Grace? And ara not rules for the Violin too lowly an offering for the Mightiness of a Prince and Primara of all Germany?

1652. 3 He who would make himself more familiar with the history and precepts o f old and new music, let him read Marpurg*s Introducúon to the History and Precepts o f Old and New Music; and in Mizler^ Musical Library, too, he will find much information. ] INTRODUCTION—SECOND SECTION 23 Both the old and the new writers are agreed that when the Nile, which had flooded the whole of Egypt, retumed at last to its banks, Mercury found among the drowned animais left in the meadows and pastures the shell of a turtle in which nothing remained but the dried nerves and sinews.

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