A Concise History of Music: From the Commencement of the Christian Era to the Present Time

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C. Scribner's sons, 1901 - Music - 184 pages
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Page 188 - RICHARD WAGNER'S LETTERS to his Dresden Friends — Theodore Uhlig, Wilhelm Fischer, and Ferdinand Heine. Translated by JS SHEDLOCK. Crown 8vo, $3.50. CORRESPONDENCE OF WAGNER AND LISZT. Translated, with a Preface by FRANCIS HUEFFER. New edition, revised and furnished with an Index by W. ASHTON ELLIS. Crown 8vo, 2 vols., $5.00 net. CYCLOPEDIA OF MUSIC AND MUSICIANS. Edited by JOHN DENISON CHAMPLIN, JR. Critical editor, WF APTHORP. Popular edition. Large octavo, 3 vols., $15.00 net. LETTERS OF A BARITONE....
Page 99 - singing. And thus, after each stanza, always varying the steps of the dance ; and the four principal dancers may sometimes use the galiard, sometimes the canary, and sometimes the courant step, which will do very well in the ritornels.
Page 99 - ... performance may be finished with or without a dance. If without, the last chorus is to be doubled in all its parts, vocal and instrumental; but, if a dance is preferred, a verse beginning thus: Chiostri altissimi, e stellati, is to be sung, accompanied sedately and reverentially by the dance.
Page 187 - WHAT IS GOOD MUSIC ? Suggestions to Persons Desiring to Cultivate a Taste in Musical Art. By WJ HENDERSON.
Page 187 - HISTORY OF MUSIC, from the Infancy of the Greek Drama to the Present Period.
Page 127 - Concerning compositions of many parts adapted to viols, of which there are many, it is to be observed, that when the practice of singing madrigals began to decline, and gentlemen and others began to excel in their performance on the viol, the musicians of the time conceived the thought of substituting instrumental music in the place of vocal ; and for this purpose some of the most excellent masters of that instrument, namely Douland, the younger Ferabosco, Coperario, Jenkins, Dr. Wilson, and many...
Page 188 - The Story of British Music from the Earliest Times to the Tudor Period. By Frederick J. Crowest, author of "The Great Tone Masters.
Page 98 - Si che hormia alma mia,' etc., may throw away some of his ornaments, as his gold collar, feather from his hat, etc. '' (7) The World, and Human Life in particular, are to be gaily and richly dressed; and, when they are divested of their trappings, to appear very poor and wretched, and at length dead carcasses.
Page 188 - RICHARD WAGNER'S LETTERS TO HIS DRESDEN FRIENDS : Theodore Uhlig, Wilhelm Fischer and Ferdinand Heine. Translated into English with a preface by JS Shedlock, and an etching of Wagner, by CW Sherborn. z vol., handsome cloth, with gilt stamp, uncut edges, gilt top ; uniform style with " Wagner-Liszt Correspondence,
Page 98 - When the curtain rises, two youths, who recite the prologue, appear on the stage, and when they have done, Time, one of the characters in this morality, comes on, and has the note with which he is to begin given him by the instrumental performers behind the scenes. 4. The chorus...

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