Famous Composers and their Music (page 1/2)

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Pictures from Famous Composers and their Music, edited by Theodore Thomas, John Knowles Paine & Karl Klauser; Extra Illustrated Edtion, Boston, J. B. Millet Company, 1901.

I bought my copy of these from a bookshop in Montreal; the set is incomplete.

Title: Famous Composers and their Music

Author: Thomas, Theodore, Paine, John Knowles & Klauser, Karl

Published by: J. B. Millet Company

City: New York

Date: 1901

Total items: 6

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Anton Rubinstein]

Anton Rubinstein

A most characteristic silhouette by Mrs. Behr made in 1886 in St. Petersburg. The fac-simile autograph is Rubinstein’s name in Russian. (p. 795) [more...] [$]

[picture: XXXII. The Empress Harpsichord.]

XXXII. The Empress Harpsichord.

A harpsichord of the largest size is this, the culmination of an instrument that had remained in use for nearly three hundred years, but, at the time this one was made, was about to be replaced by the pianoforte. This fine harpsichord bears the joint name of Shudi and Broadwood, London. The instrument is numbered 691, and the books of the original [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Music book and wreaths]

Music book and wreaths

Sheet music (score) with wreaths, perhaps of laurel leaves to signify victory; this is a detail from the musical border from the title page. [more...] [$]

[picture: Musical Border]

Musical Border

This musical border features Greek or Roman busts at the corners, musical scores, laurel wreaths, musical instruments including violins, trumpets and horns, and is printed mostly in green and black. [more...] [$]

[picture: Frontispiece: Daniel François Esprit Auber]

Frontispiece: Daniel François Esprit Auber

From an engraving by G. Deblois, 1867. [more...] [$]


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Pictures from Famous Composers and their Music, edited by Theodore Thomas, John Knowles Paine & Karl Klauser; Extra Illustrated Edtion, Boston, J. B. Millet Company, 1901.

I bought my copy of these from a bookshop in Montreal; the set is incomplete.


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