Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2)
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Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2)

By Carl Engel
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Table of Contents
  • MUSICAL MYTHS AND FACTS
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS OF VOLUME I.
  • A MUSICAL LIBRARY.
  • ELSASS-LOTHRINGEN.
  • MUSIC AND ETHNOLOGY.
  • COLLECTIONS OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS.
  • MUSICAL MYTHS AND FOLK-LORE.
    • CURIOUS COINCIDENCES.
    • HINDU TRADITIONS.
    • CELESTIAL QUARRELS.
    • AL-FARABI.
    • TRUSTY FERDINAND.
    • THE WILD HUNTSMAN.
    • THE BOLD GERMAN BARON.
    • PROPHETIC CALLS OF BIRDS.
    • WHISTLING.
  • THE STUDIES OF OUR GREAT COMPOSERS.
  • SUPERSTITIONS CONCERNING BELLS.
    • PROTECTIVE BELL-RINGING.
    • SIGNIFICANT SOUNDS OF BELLS.
    • BAPTIZED BELLS.
    • INSCRIPTIONS ON CHURCH BELLS.
    • THE CHURCH BELLS BANISHING THE MOUNTAIN-DWARFS.
    • THE EXPULSION OF PAGANISM IN SWEDEN.
  • CURIOSITIES IN MUSICAL LITERATURE.
  • THE ENGLISH INSTRUMENTALISTS.
  • MUSICAL FAIRIES AND THEIR KINSFOLK.
    • THE FAIRIES OF THE MAORIES.
    • ADVENTURES IN THE HIGHLANDS.
    • THE IMPORTUNATE ELVES.
    • BAD SPIRITS.
    • THE MUSICIAN AND THE DWARFS.
    • THE LITTLE FOLKS.
    • MACRUIMEAN'S BAGPIPE.
    • THE GYGUR FAMILY.
    • LINUS, THE KING'S SON.
    • NECKS.
    • THE CHRISTIAN NECK.
    • MAURICE CONNOR.
    • WATER LILIES.
    • IGNIS FATUUS.
    • THE FAIRY MUSIC OF OUR COMPOSERS.
  • SACRED SONGS OF CHRISTIAN SECTS.
  • Footnotes
  • Transcriber's Note
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