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Page 391 - I never shall forget his little animated countenance, when lighted up with the glowing rays of genius; it is as impossible to describe it, as it would be to paint sunbeams.
Page 226 - All that can be said, with any degree of certainty, is, that...
Page 138 - Lero, lero, liliburlero,' that made an impression on the [king's] army, that cannot be imagined by those that saw it not. The whole army, and at last the people, both in city and country, were singing it perpetually. And perhaps never had so slight a thing so great an effect.
Page 391 - Cherubino, alia .vittoria, alia gloria militar," which he gave out with Stentorian lungs, the effect was electricity itself, for the whole of the performers on the stage, and those in the orchestra, as if actuated by one feeling of delight, vociferated Bravo ! Bravo! Maestro. Viva, viva, grande Mozart.
Page 447 - Musurgia Vocalis, an Essay on the History and Theory of Music and on the qualities, capabilities, and management of the Human Voice'.
Page 391 - Cherubino, alia vittoria, alia gloria militar!" which he gave out with stentorian lungs, the effect was electricity itself, for the whole of the performers on the stage, and those in the orchestra, as if actuated by one feeling of delight, vociferated: "Bravo! bravo, maestro! viva, viva, grande Mozart!
Page 390 - I declare to you before God as a man of honour, that your eon is the greatest composer that 1 know, either personally or by reputation; he has taste, and beyond that the most consummate knowledge of the art of composition.
Page 396 - Attwood is a young man for whom I have a sincere affection and esteem, he conducts himself with great propriety, and I feel much pleasure in telling you, that he partakes more of my style than any scholar I ever had, and I predict, that he will prove a sound musician.
Page 141 - Simple and unceremonious as she is, she came the next day herself, bringing her answer verbally. So much modesty and so much greatness united are seldom if ever to be met with ; and, although her intimate friend Mendelssohn had given me an insight into the noble qualities of her character, I was surprised to find them so apparent.