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.

Some sample images

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