Auction 356 Music

FORKEL, J.N. Allgemeine Geschichte der Musik. Lpz., 1788-1801. 2 vols. xxxvi, 504; xviii, 776 pp. W. 10 (5 fold.) engr. 4°. Later hcl. w. marbled paper brds. (Binds. a bit worn, both vols. a bit foxed, but vol. 1 more so, else in good condition).

Johann Nicolaus Forkel (1749-1818), biographer of J.S. Bach, was an organist and music researcher, he is considered one of the founders of historical music research. First edition of his main, unfinished, work, covering the history of music up to around 1550.

€ 100

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