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Modern Musical Composition by Frederick Corder

Modern Musical Composition by Frederick Corder

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Modern Musical Composition

A Manual for Students

by Frederick Corder

J. Curwen & Sons, c1909, instructional sheet music, decorative end-papers, large hardcover, red cloth

Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, previous owners inscription to front end-paper, age-toning to end-papers, (see photographs)

From the Preface:
"This book is not written for the Amateur, the Critic, the Theorist or the Antiquarian: It is a wholly technical treatise and an attempt to supply the needs of the earnest music-student; needs which I have studied for over twenty-five years.  To summarise one's own knowledge, to analyse and tabulate the works of the great masters of old, may be very interesting to the cultured reader, but I have found it of very little assistance to the learner."


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