LE SUEUR, Jen-François - Exposé d'une musique... - Lot 18 - Oger - Blanchet

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LE SUEUR, Jen-François - Exposé d'une musique... - Lot 18 - Oger - Blanchet
LE SUEUR, Jen-François - Exposé d'une musique une, imitative et particulière à chaque solemnité ; où l'on donne les principes généraux sur lesquels l'on établit, & le plan l'une musique propre à la fête de Noël. Essai. Paris, Ve Hérissant, 1787. In-8, 72, 48, 103, 67 pp. and (1) f. 109 pp. in contemporary half marl, smooth spine grotesquely decorated, one hinge slightly missing, spine a little rubbed. First edition. Treatise on religious music in response to numerous criticisms. As Master of Music at Paris Cathedral, Le Sueur was criticized for the overly expressive side of his music, whose brilliance was more in keeping with a secular than a religious sensibility. Accidental damage. Sold as is, without complaint.
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