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1927. Translation by M.D. Herter Norton and Alice Kortschak. Contents: How to Approach the History of Music; Early Characteristics-The Greeks; Gregorian Music-First to Tenth Centuries; Polyphony, a New Art-Tenth to Fourteenth Centuries; The Netherlands; Polyphonic and Harmonic Music-Sixteenth Century; Instrumental Harmony; The Italians-Opera and Oratorio-Seventeenth Century; Bach and Handel; The Successors of Bach and Handel; Haydn; Gluck; Mozart; Beethoven; Early Romanticism-Weber and Schubert; National Romanticism in Concert and Opera; Wagner, Verdi, Bizet; Late Romanticism in Concert and Opera; and Modern Trends.