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: 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: 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: The Rainy Day]

The Rainy Day

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

[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...] [$]


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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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