The 18th Century Search for the Blue Nile

The Theban Harp

Title

The Theban Harp

Subject

James Bruce's Travel Narrative

Description

The engraving of the Theban harp from Burney's General History of Music (1776)

Creator

Dr. Charles Burney

Source

Moorefield, Arthur. “James Bruce: Ethnomusicologist or Abyssinian Lyre?” Journal of the American Musicological Society 28, no. 3 (1975): 499.

Publisher

Journal of the American Musicological Society

Date

1776

Contributor

Matt Underhill

Files

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Citation

Dr. Charles Burney, “The Theban Harp,” The 18th Century Search for the Blue Nile, accessed September 19, 2017, http://bluenile.omeka.wlu.edu/items/show/44.