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Military Music. A History of Wind-Instrumental Bands. Containing I. Sketch of the History and Development of Open-Air Music in Ancient Times. 2. Ancient Instruments and Their Successors. 3. History of the Rise and Development of Modern Military Music
London: Boosey and Co., 1894. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 160 p. 8 b&w plates (I - IX, plate VIII missing) & 12 b&w line drawings. Red cloth hardcover with gold impressing has some soiling of covers, especially front. Tear in cloth at lower front hinge. Corners bumped. Small label on front pastedown, signatures in blue on front free endpaper and last page of text. Some thumbing within. Jacob Adam Kappey (1826-1907) was a conductor, composer and arranger born in the Rhineland but working in England. He wrote the first book in English dealing with the history of military music and its instruments. Nine editions have been published.
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