World’s Best Music (page 1/3)

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

These illustrations are from The World’s Best Music: Famous Songs and Those Who Made Them edited by Helen Kendrick Johnson, Frederic Dean, Reginald DeKoven and Gerrit Smith, Vol I, The University Society, New York, 1900.

Title: World’s Best Music

Author: Johnson, Helen Kendrik (Ed.)

City: New York

Date: 1900

Total items: 14

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

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[picture: Gravestone]

Gravestone

A graveyard (churchyard) with a single tombstone/gravestone in the foreground. A creepy burial site. [$]

[picture: Music: detail: cherub with violin]

Music: detail: cherub with violin

In this detail taken from Music, a naked boy, a cherub or putti, sits on a rose briar (or a hydrangea maybe, which would be less painful); he is entirely naked, and has feathered wings. He plays the [...] [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: 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: 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...] [$]


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These illustrations are from The World’s Best Music: Famous Songs and Those Who Made Them edited by Helen Kendrick Johnson, Frederic Dean, Reginald DeKoven and Gerrit Smith, Vol I, The University Society, New York, 1900.


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