A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1889): ...edited by Sir George Grove...with Appendix by J. A. Fuller Maitland... (Google eBook)

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Macmillan & Company, 1890 - Music
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Page 210 - Use, some the Use of Bangor, some of York, and some of Lincoln : now from henceforth, all the whole realm shall have but one Use.
Page 231 - Le recueil des plus belles et excellentes chansons en forme de voix de ville, tirées de divers autheurs et poetes francois, tant anciens que modernes.
Page 257 - V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost. R. As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.
Page 304 - River full of lighters and boats taking in goods, and good goods swimming in the water, and only I observed that hardly one lighter or boat in three that had the goods of a house in, but there was a pair of Virginalls in it.
Page 190 - ... monte comme une voix de la brise, à laquelle sa tonalité particulière donne une certaine ressemblance. La note finale de chaque phrase, tenue et tremblée avec une longueur et une puissance d'haleine incroyable, monte d'un quart de ton en faussant systématiquement.
Page 340 - ... into the propriety of the name, or exactness of the imitation. However, with respect to my own feelings, I must confess, that of all the stops I have yet heard, which have been honoured...
Page 167 - Trenchmore, and the Cushion-Dance, and then all the Company dance, Lord and Groom, Lady and Kitchen-Maid, no distinction. So in our Court, in Queen Elizabeth's time, Gravity and State were kept up.
Page 298 - No wonder Beethoven felt very much obliged to Clement and reciprocated by composing the violin concerto for him. Its humorous title reads: "Concerto par Clemenza pour Clement primo violino e direttore al theatro di Vienna. Dal L. v. Bthvn. 1806." Clement played it on December 23, 1806, according to contemporary reports, without even a rehearsal, as Beethoven had finished the piece hardly two days before the performance. The public applauded it, but the experts showed a somewhat critical attitude...
Page 106 - I assure you, my dear sir, that you truly hurt me with your pecuniary parcel. It degrades me in my own eyes. However, to return it would savour of affectation ; but as to any more traffic of...
Page 167 - So in our court in Queen Elizabeth's time, gravity and state were kept up. In King James's time things were pretty well, but in King Charles's time there has been nothing but Trenchmore and the cushion dance, omnium gatherum, tolly, polly, hoite cum toite, &c.

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