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The Resource Angelic music : the story of Benjamin Franklin's glass armonica, Corey Mead

Angelic music : the story of Benjamin Franklin's glass armonica, Corey Mead

Label
Angelic music : the story of Benjamin Franklin's glass armonica
Title
Angelic music
Title remainder
the story of Benjamin Franklin's glass armonica
Statement of responsibility
Corey Mead
Title variation
Angelic music
Title variation remainder
the story of Benjamin Franklins glass armonica
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A jewel of musical history-- the story of Ben Franklin's favorite invention, the glass armonica-- including the composers who wrote for it (Mozart, Beethoven, Handel, among others); Dr. Mesmer who used it to hypnotize; Marie Antoinette and the women who popularized it; its decline and recent comeback"--Amazon.com
Summary
Discusses Ben FranklinÆs favorite invention, the glass armonica, which was made of stacked glass bowls and played by rubbing fingers on the rims and became so popular in the late 1800s and early 1900s that Mozart, Beethoven, Handel and Strauss composed for it
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10535113
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mead, Corey
Dewey number
786.8/6609
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Glass harmonica
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Glass harmonica
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the story of Benjamin Franklin's glass armonica
Label
Angelic music : the story of Benjamin Franklin's glass armonica, Corey Mead
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The angelick organ : a history of the musical glasses -- Benjamin Franklin and music -- Benjamin Franklin and the invention of the armonica -- A brief history of glass -- An instrument so grand and haunted : the heyday of the glass armonica -- The armonica in Germany and america -- Mesmer and the armonica -- The armonica fades into obscurity -- The armonica's revival
Control code
ocn934938931
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xxv, 258 pages
Isbn
9781476783031
Lccn
2016000734
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)934938931
Label
Angelic music : the story of Benjamin Franklin's glass armonica, Corey Mead
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The angelick organ : a history of the musical glasses -- Benjamin Franklin and music -- Benjamin Franklin and the invention of the armonica -- A brief history of glass -- An instrument so grand and haunted : the heyday of the glass armonica -- The armonica in Germany and america -- Mesmer and the armonica -- The armonica fades into obscurity -- The armonica's revival
Control code
ocn934938931
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xxv, 258 pages
Isbn
9781476783031
Lccn
2016000734
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)934938931

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