World’s Best Music (page 2/3)

[picture: Front Cover, World's Best Music]

Front Cover, World’s Best Music

A marbled cover with quarter-leather binding. There are some moiré effects in some sizes because of the interaction between the textured boards of the book and the digital images. [more...]

[picture: Crusaders attacking a castle]

Crusaders attacking a castle

Crusaders (Mediaeval [US. Medieval] soldiers) attack a castle. One of them has just been struck by an arrow. The man behind him wears a crown, and his hauberk bears the three lions of England. To their left another soldier, wearing a helmet and chain mail, draws a bow, preparing to shoot an arrow. In [...] [more...]

[picture: When Stars Are In The Quiet Skies]

When Stars Are In The Quiet Skies

Sheet music for piano, a setting of Edward Bulwer (Lord Lytton)’s poem: [more...]

[picture: Edward Bulwer, (Lord Lytton.)]

Edward Bulwer, (Lord Lytton.)

Edwars, Bulwer, Lord Lytton, who wrote these dainty lines, was an historian and a poet, although preeminent as a novelist; being author of about twenty romances. He wrote a few plays, among which is “Lady of Lyons,” one of the favorites of the stage. He was born in May, [...] [more...]

[picture: The Maid of the Mill]

The Maid of the Mill

An idyllic village scene with a church tower (complete with church clock) in the background and a water-mill with its water-wheel in the foregroud. In the centre is what looks like a [...] [more...]

[picture: The Picket's Off Duty Forever]

The Picket’s Off Duty Forever

A soldier lies dead under a full moon at the edge of a forest, with the river Potomac in the background, presumably the Potomac River in America. It appears to be a scene from the American Civil War, and precedes a discussion of [...] [more...]

[picture: The Rainy Day]

The Rainy Day

The poem as printed in the book reads: [more...]

[picture: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow]

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

An engraving of Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, used to illustrate his poem, The Rainy Day set to music. [more...]

[picture: The Rainy Day]

The Rainy Day

The second page of the sheet music (piano score) for the song by Wordsworth, “The Rainy Day.” [more...]


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