[Fetis, Francois-Joseph. (1784-1871)]

Revue Musicale. Deuxième Série, Quatrième Année. Tome X - 11e Livraison.

Paris: Au Bureau de la Revue. 1830 (wrappers date); 1831 (articles date). First edition. 8vo. 314 - 344 pp. Original brown printed wrappers. Edges chipped and wrappers somewhat soiled, overall very good. Issue includes a "Histoire des Conservatoires de Musique en Italie" by Fetis, an extract from an essay on "La Musique des Egyptiens et des Hebreux," as well as accounts of musical events in Paris involving Kalkbrenner, Habeneck, Kreutzer and others.

As a musicologist, critic, teacher and composer, Fetis was among the most influential musical figures in continental Europe for most of the 19th century. He founded the Revue Musicale in 1827 and it was the first serious paper in France devoted exclusively to musical matters. (3153)

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