Great Dr. Burney : His Life - His Travels - His Works - His Family and His Friends. in two volumes. First Edition

By: SCHOLES, Percy A. BURNEY, Charles

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SCHOLES, Percy A. The Great Dr. Burney : His Life - His Travels - His Works- His Family and His Friends. [In Two Volumes]. London / New York / Toront o : Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press, MCMXLVIII [1948]. First Edition. Pp (8),[ix]-xxxix,(1),[1]-379,(1); (6),[v]-xiv,[1]-438,(2), frontispiece + 45 plates. Index. Endpaper maps. 8vo, brown cloth, silver letteringto spine. Table of Contents : Volume I: 1. Antecedents. 2. Childhood and B oyhood. 3. The London Début. 4. In Aristocratic Circles. 5. A London Organist. 6. English Parish Church Music in Burney's Day. 7. The Migration to Norfolk. 8. The Wonderful New Organ. 9. The Later Lynn Period. 10. First Yearsin Poland Street. 11. 'The Cunning Man.' An Interlude - British Musical Ta ste in the 1760s. 12. The Second Marriage. 13. The Oxford Doctorate. 14. The Journey to Italy. 15. Italian Experiences. 16. The Journey Home. 17. In Queen Square. 18. The Journey to Germany. 19. In Germany. 20. Down the Iser and the Danube to Vienna. 21. From Vienna to Berlin. 22. At the Court of Frederick the Great. 23. Hamburg and Rome. 24. Trouble with the Germans. 25. Last Days in Queen Square and First Days in St. Martin's Street. 26. Burney's 'Tours' Are Parodied. 27. Fanny's First Suitor. 28. The Sailor Son. 29. The Magnum Opus and Its Rival. 30. The Good and Bad in Burney's Hisatory. 31. Burney and the Streatham Coterie. 32. Some of Burney's Streatham Friends. 33. Two Musical Parties in St. Martin's Street. 34. A Criminal in the Family. 35. The Burney Family Produces a Novelist. 36. The Garricks and the Burneys. 37. The Burneys in the Gordon Riots. Volume II: 38. The Streatham Coterie Breaks Up. 39. Burney Amongst the Water Nymphs. 40. The Burneys Come to KnowOld Mrs. Delaney and Fanny to Learn Court Etiquette. 41. Burney's Children and Stepchikdren in 1783. 42. Other Family Matters. 43. The Burneys Lose Some Òld Friends. 44. Burney Becomes Organist of Chelsea Hospital. 45.The Handel Commemoration. 46. Byrney and the Burglars. 47. The Burneys and the Bluestockings. 48. Fanny Enters the Royal Service. 49. Burney and His Friend Haydn. 50. The Musical Graduates. 51. Disasters Amongst the Worcester Burneys. 52. Fanny's Romantic Marriage. 53. The Tragedy of Susan Burney. 54. Burney Again a Widower. 55. Burney and Herschel - Astronomers. 56. The Death of Burke and a Visit to the Scenes of Burney's Youth. 57. London Music-Making Towards the End of the Eighteenth Century. 58. Virtues and Vagaries of a Septuagenarian Musical Encyclopaedist. 59. Death of an Old Friend - the Inventive Merlin. 60. The Octogenarian Becomes a Convert to Bach. 61. Fanny's Ten Years' Absence in France and Her Adventurous Return. 62. Burney;s Family in 1814. 63. Burney's Brother-in-Law, Arthur Young. 64. Fanny's Last Novel. 65. The Long Life Ends. 66. Burney's Will and Memorial. 67. Burney's Family After His Death. Some Burney Letters. Appendices. Bibliography. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Wear to spine ends and corners, central tear to spine of Vol. I, else very good. The set for 40.00

Title: Great Dr. Burney : His Life - His Travels - His Works - His Family and His Friends. in two volumes. First Edition

Author Name: SCHOLES, Percy A. BURNEY, Charles

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Publisher: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press, London / New York / Toronto, 1948,:

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