Music

Days with the Great Composers

Read by David Wales


May Gillington Byron


An imagined day in the life of each composer gives the anonymous author scope to describe each one's work and life, sketchily, of course, bu…

Der Arme Spielmann

Read by Availle


Franz Grillparzer


Auf dem Weg zur Brigittenauer Kirchweihe fällt dem Erzähler ein alter Geigenspieler auf. Durch ein kurzes Gespräch neugierig …

The Case of Wagner / Nietzsche Contra Wagner / Selected Aphorisms

Read by Edmund Bloxam


Friedrich Nietzsche


A collection of three of Nietzsche's writings concerning the music of Wagner. In particular, he relates Wagner's music as degenerate, unrefi…

Our Old Nursery Rhymes

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Alfred Moffat


Our Old Nursery Rhymes (1911) is a book of 30 of folkloric songs arranged by Alfred Moffatt and beautifully illustrated by H. Willebeck Le M…

Chopin: the Man and His Music

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James Huneker


A biography of the Polish composer and virtuoso pianist Frédéric Chopin and a critical analysis of his work by American music …

Hymn Collection 001

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Various


Librivox volunteers sing twenty of their favourite hymns. All Glory Laud and Honor - Words translated from the Latin of Theodolph of Orleans…

The Perfect Wagnerite

Read by Bob Neufeld


George Bernard Shaw


The Perfect Wagnerite: A Commentary on the Niblung's Ring (originally published London, 1898) is a philosophical commentary on Richard Wagne…

For Every Music Lover

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Aubertine Woodward Moore


A series of essays for music lovers, covering many topics. From music appreciation, to violin and symphony, music education, to piano and, i…

J.S. Bach, Volume 1

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Albert Schweitzer


An analysis of Johann Sebastian Bach's life and musical compositions, and of the artistic, philosophical, and religious world in which he ac…

Piano and Song

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Friedrich Wieck


This book talks about teaching, learning and performing on the piano in a delightful style, alternating between conversation and instruction…

The Song Against Songs

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G. K. Chesterton


LibriVox volunteers bring you 9 recordings of The Song Against Songs by G. K. Chesterton. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for Octobe…

A Popular History of the Art of Music

Read by Tony Oliva


W. S. B. Mathews


Preface by W.S.B. Mathews: I have here endeavored to provide a readable account of the entire history of the art of music, within the compas…

The Baby's Songbook

Read by Carol Stripling


Walter Crane


This is a collection of 14 songs chosen from Walter Crane's "The Baby's Opera" and "The Baby's Bouquet" containing class…

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Read by David Wales


Herbert Francis Peyser


Mozart’s earthly career was so poignantly short yet so filled with incalculable achievement that the author of this booklet finds himself co…

The Life of Mozart Volume 1

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Otto Jahn


An in depth look into the life of one of the greatest ever composers and musicians. Mozart was truly a gifted individual and this is an inte…

Shakespeare and Music

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Christopher Wilson


Shakespeare's plays are full of music: love songs, comic ditties, serious ballads, and songs for witches and spirits. Over the centuries mus…

Jazz Fantasia

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Carl Sandburg


As our weekly poem of 30-July-2006, “Jazz Fantasia” was a special challenge because it isn’t just about jazz, it IS jazz. The rhythm is cent…

LibriVox 8th Anniversary Collection

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Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm


For the past few years we have celebrated the anniversary of LibriVox with a collection loosely themed on the number of the anniversary year…

Christmas Carol Collection 2010

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Various


LibriVox volunteers get into the festive spirit to bring you this year's selection of carols and Christmas music - both sacred and secular.

Folk Ballad Collection 001

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Various


LibriVox’s first collection of sung and spoken folk ballads (13 in collection).

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