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Title : Music theory Music theory
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Creator : Finch, C. (Charlotte)
Source : The gamut and time-table, in verse for the instruction of children
Place Of Creation : London
Publisher : Printed for A.K. Newman & Co.
Date of creation : [1828?]
Format : Book
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Lady Charlotte Finch was governess to the children of King George III. Her book The gamut provided the elements of theory to support the practical accomplishments of the girls and young women of the gentry, of whom some musical proficiency was expected as part of their education. The book remained popular for some time and appeared in a number of editions, not all of which acknowledged the author.

Period : Pre-1836
Further reading :

Campbell, Don G. The Mozart effect for children: awakening your child's mind, health and creativity with music, Sydney, N.S.W.: Hodder Headline Australia, 2000

Stein Crease, Stephanie. Music lessons: guide your child to play a musical instrument (and enjoy it!), Chicago, Ill.: Chicago Review Press, 2006

Whalley, Joyce Irene. Cobwebs to catch flies: illustrated books for the nursery and schoolroom, 1700-1900, London: Elek, 1974

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