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: Music]

Music

A lady plays a 16-stringed sitar or guitar, or more likely a chitarrone; she is sitting by a rosebush wearing a white dress, and plays from music. Behind her a cherub plays the violin; he is naked and has wings. I have also made a separate image with just the cherub. [more...] [$]

[picture: Mark Lemon]

Mark Lemon

Mark Lemon was the founder and editor of Punch, a long-running English magazine. He also wrote the song, “Oh Would I Were a Boy Again” which is printed in the book. [more...] [$]

[picture: Romantic and Atmospheric Graveyard]

Romantic and Atmospheric Graveyard

Tombstones sit in long grass under a spreading tree. There is also a tomb visible, as well as a number of graves. [$]

[picture: The Rainy Day]

The Rainy Day

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


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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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