Military Music. A History of Wind-Instrumental Bands. Containing I. Sketch of the History and Development of Open-Air Music in Ancient Times. 2. Ancient Instruments and Their Successors. 3. History of the Rise and Development of Modern Military Music
Military Music. A History of Wind-Instrumental Bands. Containing I. Sketch of the History and Development of Open-Air Music in Ancient Times. 2. Ancient Instruments and Their Successors. 3. History of the Rise and Development of Modern Military Music
Military Music. A History of Wind-Instrumental Bands. Containing I. Sketch of the History and Development of Open-Air Music in Ancient Times. 2. Ancient Instruments and Their Successors. 3. History of the Rise and Development of Modern Military Music

Military Music. A History of Wind-Instrumental Bands. Containing I. Sketch of the History and Development of Open-Air Music in Ancient Times. 2. Ancient Instruments and Their Successors. 3. History of the Rise and Development of Modern Military Music

KAPPEY, J. A.

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Jacob Adam Kappey (1826-1907) was a conductor, composer and arranger born in the Rhineland who worked in England. He wrote the first book in English dealing with the history of military music and its instruments. Nine editions have been published.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Boosey and Co.
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Date Published: 1894
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    160 p. 29 cm. 8 b&w plates (I - IX, plate VIII missing) & 12 b&w line drawings. Red cloth hardcover with gold impressing. All edges gilt. Some soiling, mainly to front. Tear in cloth at lower front hinge. Corners bumped. Small label on front pastedown, large signature in blue on front free endpaper and last page of text. Some thumbing within.