Music

Selections from The Army and Navy Hymnal, Volume 1

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Various


This collection was a joint effort by the chaplains of the US Army and the Navy to meet the needs of divine services conducted in the Army a…

Tschaikovsky And His Orchestral Music

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Louis Biancolli


Included in this little book are analyses and backgrounds of most of Tschaikowsky’s standard concert music. A short sketch of Tschaikowsky’s…

Christmas Carol Collection 2012

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Various


LibriVox volunteers bring you this year's selection of 23 sacred and secular carols, hymns and Christmas songs, in English, French, German, …

The Fiddler of Dooney

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William Butler Yeats


LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of The Fiddler of Dooney by William Butler Yeats. This was the Weekly Poetry project for Decembe…

Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Musicians

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Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard describes the homes of authors, poets, social reformers and other prestigious people, reflecting on how their surroundings ma…

Christmas Carol Collection 2011

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Various


LibriVox volunteers bring you this year's selection of 25 sacred and secular carols and Christmas songs, in English, German and Latin.

Physiology of the Opera

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John H. Swaby


Trust Scrici for a tell all, no holds barred exposé of the modern opera . . . well, modern as of . . . er . . . say, 1852. (Summary …

Benjamin Britten: Source Stories of Twelve Operas

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Various


Britten's operas are firmly established in the international repertoire: according to Operabase, they are performed worldwide more than thos…

Joseph Haydn; Servant And Master

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Herbert Francis Peyser


Haydn, barring a few hardships in his youth, lived an extraordinarily fortunate life and had abundant reason for the optimism which marked e…

He’d Nothing but His Violin

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Mary Kyle Dallas


LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of He'd Nothing but His Violin by Mary Kyle Dallas. This was the Weekly Poetry project for March…

Stories of Symphonic Music

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Lawrence Gilman


'A guide to the meaning of important symphonies, overtures and tone-poems from Beethoven to the present day'. Gilman became notorious for sc…

After Music

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Josephine Preston Peabody


LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of After Music by Josephine Preston Peabody. This was the Weekly Poetry project for April 10, 20…

At Home From Church

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Sarah Orne Jewett


LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of At Home From Church by Sarah Orne Jewett. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for June 19…

Robert Schumann, Tone Poet Prophet And Critic

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Herbert Francis Peyser


[This is] the sketchiest outline of Robert Schumann’s short life but amazingly rich achievement. Together with Haydn and Schubert he was, pe…

Selections from The Army and Navy Hymnal, Volume 2

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Various


This collection was a joint effort by the chaplains of the US Army and the Navy to meet the needs of divine services conducted in the Army a…

Mendelssohn And Certain Masterworks

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Herbert Francis Peyser


In the compass of the present pamphlet it is impossible to give more than a cursory survey of Mendelssohn’s happy but extraordinarily crowde…

A Wet Sheet and a Flowing Sea

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Allan Cunningham


LibriVox volunteers bring you 23 recordings of A Wet Sheet and a Flowing Sea by Allan Cunningham. This was the Weekly Poetry project for Mar…

Christmas Short Works Collection 2009

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Various


Librivox volunteers from around the world bring you Christmas stories, carols and poems in English, German, Hungarian, Latin, Portuguese, Ru…

The Best Church Hymns

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Louis Fitzgerald Benson


This 1898 book is the result of a survey of 107 hymn-books. The thirty-two hymns are ranked in order of popularity. The texts in this reco…

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