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Kircher, Athanasius 1602-1680

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La Tarantella nel Salento : played on organs and traditional instruments( )

5 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The tarantella is an ecstatic folk dance from southern Italy with a long tradition extending to the present day. It actually came into being as a form of therapy following a tarantula bite: the musicians came to the patient's house, to the marketplace or church, and began playing. The victim of the bite danced to the point of total exhaustion in order to drive the spider's poison out of the body. The present CD is the result of the organist Liuwe Tamminga's longstanding preoccupation with this repertoire, notated between the 17th and 20th centuries, which has always exerted a great fascination on musicians. The special attraction of this recording lies in the fact that it combines outstanding historical organs from Apulia with a number of ;therapeutic' instruments: tambourine, castanets and triangle underline the rhythm whilst providing strong accents, and various plucked instruments such as the guitar and mandolin enter into a dialogue with the organ"--Distributor website
Esperienze intorno a diverse cose naturali : e particolarmente a quelle, che ci son portate dall'Indie by Francesco Redi( )

15 editions published between 1671 and 1686 in Italian and English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physiologia Kircheriana experimentalis : qua summa argumentorum multitudine & varietate naturalium rerum scientia per experimenta physica, mathematica, medica, chymica, musica, magnetica, mechanica comprobatur atque stabilitur by Athanasius Kircher( Book )

35 editions published between 1680 and 1973 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The volcano's, or, Burning and fire-vomiting mountains famous in the world, with their remarkables by Athanasius Kircher( )

4 editions published between 1669 and 1980 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musurgia universalis by Athanasius Kircher( Book )

33 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Athanasii Kircheri E Soc. Jesu China Monumentis, Qua Sacris quà Profanis, Nec non variis Naturæ & Artis Spectaculis, Aliarumque rerum memorabilium Argumentis Illustrata, Auspiciis Leopoldi Primi, Roman. Imper. Semper Augusti, Munificentißimi Mecænatis by Athanasius Kircher( Book )

45 editions published between 1667 and 2013 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work, by Kircher's regular Amsterdam publishers, represents the 1st edition of his "China Illustrata" in Latin. A subsequent unauthorized edition, in a slightly smaller format but with the same text and with artfully copied engravings, was published by Amsterdam printer Jacob van Meurs, also in 1667. When the authorized printers, Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge and Elizaeus Weyerstraten (who died shortly thereafter) were apprised of the situation they called for a meeting with Van Meurs, to be mediated by a third Amsterdam printer and attended by a notary public. At this meeting, on 27 June 1667, the aggrieved parties demanded that Van Meurs hand over the entirety of his copy of the work: all his printed copies along with his copper and woodblock plates. Further, he was to cease and desist from publishing this work again. In return Van Meurs received 3,450 florins, which basically covered the costs of his "reprint." Subsequent printings at the shop of Janssonius van Waesberge and Weyerstraten (and later with Weyerstraten's widow) used the slightly smaller engravings that Van Meurs had commissioned, though the text remained precisely the same
China illustrata by Athanasius Kircher( Book )

14 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phonurgia nova by Athanasius Kircher( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musurgia universalis by Athanasius Kircher( Book )

29 editions published between 1650 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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