BACCHIUSTHE ELDER


(c. a . d . 130),1 a Greek author, who wrote a musical catechism in form of a dialogue: Isagoge musical artist; first published by Mersenne in 1623, with a French translation in his Harmonie Universelle, 1627; also one by Ruelle, 1896. The treatise, n o t in dialogue form, which was published by Fr. Bellermann in 1841 and translated into French by A. J . H. Vincent as that of Bacchius, is n o t by him b u t by his contemporary, Dionysios. e . v . d. s. 1 Riemann says 4th century a . d.

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Music in Birmingham has an inner an d an outer history. The outer is concerned with the Triennial Festivals, which for long h ad a n ational rep u ta t io n-the inner with various efforts towards ma...