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"Music" Article - Table of Contents

SECTION I: HISTORY OF MUSIC
Part 1. Definition of "Music", "Harmony" and "Melody".
Part 2. Origins of Music: Ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome.
Part 3. Early Christian Era. Middle Ages.
Part 4. Renaissance and Baroque Eras. Early Opera.
Part 5. Classical and Romantic Eras. Later Opera and Oratorio. Alfred Day's Theories.

SECTION II: THE SCIENTIFIC BASIS OF MUSIC
Part 6. Scientific Basis of Music: Regularity, Pitch, Loudness, Quality.
Part 7. Consonance and Dissonance.



The above article was written by:

Parts 1-5 (History of Music)
Prof. Sir George A. Macfarren, Mus. Doc.

and

Parts 6-7 (The Scientific Basis of Music)
Prof R. H. M. Bosanquet.



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