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Brown John
1715-1766

Prêtre, écrivain et musicien amateur. Il étudie à l'Université de Cambridge. Il est vicaire à Newcastle, chapelain du roi d'Angleterre.

En 1757, il publie à Londres, An estimati of the Manners and Principles of the Times, en 1763, The Cure of Saul (texte d'un oratorio), en 1764, The History of the Rise and progress of Poetry, through its Several Species.

Écrits relatifs à la musique

A dissertation on the rise, union, and power, the progressions, separations and corruptions of poetry and music. To which is prefixed, the cure of Saul, a sacred ode. Written by Dr. Brown (110 exemplaires conservés).

Remarks on some observations on Dr. Brown dissertarion on poetry and musick. In a letter to the author of the observations

Autres écrits

Barbarossa. A tragedy. As it is perform'd at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane. 1756.

Athelstan, a tragedy as it is acted... in Drury Lane. 1756.

An estimate of the manners and principles of the times. By Dr. Brown, Author of the Essays on Lord Shaftsbury's Characteristics, &c. 1758.

An additional dialogue of the dead, between Pericles and Aristides Being a sequel to the dialogue between Pericles and Cosmo. 1760.

Essays on the characteristics. By John Brown, D.D. vicar of Newcastle. 1764.

Sermons on various subjects. By John Brown, D.D. vicar of Newcastle. 1764.

Thoughts on civil liberty, on licentiousness, and faction. 1765. (transcription project)

On the female character and education : a sermon, preached on Thursday the 16th of May, 1765, at the anniversary meeting of the guardians of the asylum for deserted female orphans. By John Brown, D.D. vicar of Newcastle, and chaplain in Ordinary to His Majesty.

Bibliographie

ALLEN WARREN DWIGHT (1885-), Philosophies of Music History. New York, Boston, Americam Book Company 1939; New York, Dover Publications v. 1962

EDDY DONALD D., A Bibliography of John Brown. New York, Bibliographical Society of America 1971

FEATHERSTONHAUGH THOMAS, A bibliography of John Brown. Baltimore, The Frieden-wald Company 1897 [3 v.]

KIPPIS ANDREW (éd.), Biographia Britannica. London, W. and A. Straham 1778-1795 [6 v.]

 

 Jean-Marc Warszawski
Dictionnaire des écrits relatifs à la musique
Novembre 1995-18 mars 2019.

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