Methods of Harmony, Figured Base, and Composition, adapted for Self-Instruction, Vol. I only. Translated from the last German Edition, as augmented and arranged by his pupil, the Chevalier von Seyfried, with the Remarks of M. Choron. Translated from the last Paris Edition by Arnold Merrick.
London: R. Cocks, Ca. 1840. Hardcover. Vol. I only, of 2. This volume has the entire text of the treatise, the second volume having only musical examples. Publisher's cloth, good copy only with ex-library marks: white numbers on spine, stamp on title page, pocket at rear (with withdrawn stamp), some wear , rubbing, splitting and loss along joints and spine ends, internally very good, clean and unmarked. lxxii, 335 pp. The author was an Austrian composer who was an early mentor to Beethoven and was friendly with Haydn and Mozart. In fact, Beethoven came to Vienna to study with Haydn in 1792 and was quickly dismayed to find Haydn was an indifferent teacher; Haydn recommended Albrechtsberger, and Beethoven was quite happy with this arrangement, and learned harmony and counterpoint from him. Good. Item #H28956