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Thomas Jefferson and Music

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Thomas Jefferson and Music by Helen Cripe
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This is the definitive work, now updated with additional information and illustrations. For more than thirty years, "Thomas Jefferson and Music" has served as the definitive work on Jefferson's musical knowledge and activities. Here, Helen Cripe discusses Jefferson's lifelong interest and involvement in music, his skill as a violinist, his knowledge of keyboard instruments and musical innovations, his musical library, the musical education of his daughters and granddaughters, and the instruments the family owned. In this updated edition, Cripe provides more current information about the music and musical instruments of Jefferson's time, new details about musical activities in places Jefferson lived or traveled, and additional analysis of the importance of music to Jefferson and his family at Monticello. This edition also features many new illustrations, including selections of music from the Jefferson family music collection.

Author Biography

HELEN CRIPE is an editor and writer in Wilmington, Delaware. She is coauthor of American Manuscripts, 1763-1815: An Index to Documents Described in Auction Records and Dealer's Catalogues.
Release date Australia
February 15th, 2010
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Illustrations
7 colour illustrations, 4 black & white illustrations
Imprint
Thomas Jefferson Memorial Fund,US
Pages
160
Dimensions
152x229x13
ISBN-13
9781882886289
Product ID
4014849

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