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" I endeavored to reduce music to its proper func-tion, that of seconding poetry by enforcing the expression of the sentiment, and the interest of the situations, without interrupting the action, or weakening it by superfluous ornament. My idea was that... "
Stokes' Encyclopedia of Music and Musicians: Covering the Entire Period of ... - Page 236
by Leander Jan De Bekker - 1908 - 743 pages
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The history of music in twelve lectures: Translated from the German

Wilhelm Langhans - Music - 1886 - 184 pages
...interest of the situations, without interrupting the action, or weakening it by superfluous ornament. My idea was that the relation of music to poetry was much the same as that of harmonious coloring and well-disposed light and shade to an accurate drawing, which animates the figures without...
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The Story of Music

William James Henderson - Music - 1889 - 212 pages
...interest of the situations without interrupting the action, or weakening it by superfluous ornament. My idea was that the relation of music to poetry was much the same as that of harmonious coloring and well disposed light and shade to an accurate drawing, which animates the figures without...
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How Music Developed: A Critical and Explanatory Account of the Growth of ...

William James Henderson - Music - 1898 - 413 pages
...interest of the situations without interrupting the action, or weakening it by superfluous ornament. My idea was that the relation of music to poetry was much the same as that of harmonious coloring and well disposed light and shade to an accurate drawing, which animates the figures without...
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Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Volume 2

Sir George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland - Music - 1906
...interest of the situations, without interrupting the action, or weakening it by superfluous ornament. My idea was that the relation of music to poetry was much the same as that of harmonious colouring and well-disposed light and shade to an accurate drawing, which animates tho ligures without altering their...
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Interpreters and Interpretations

Carl Van Vechten - Music - 1917 - 368 pages
...interest of the situations, without interrupting the action, or weakening it by superfluous ornament. My idea was that the relation of music to poetry was much the same as that of harmonious colouring and welldisposed light and shade to an accurate drawing, which animates the figures without altering their...
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