But hitherto no attempt has been made to represent in a like manner the grace and external charm of fine lutes and harps, Of Viols, virginals, and other instruments. Engravings have been produced, in historical or technical works; but the greater number Of these are mere repetitions continued from one to the other, and have no Specially aesthetic interest. Beauty of form and fitness of decoration demand more than the commonplace homage paid to simple use, and while we should never lose Sight Of the purpose of a musical strument, its capacity to produce agreeable and various sounds, we.
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Publisher - Forgotten Books
Language - English
Author(s) - A. J. Hipkins
Published Date - August 22 2019
ISBN - 9780484039109
Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.6 cm
Page Count - 241
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