A Handbook of Examinations in Music Containing 650 Questions: With Answers, in Theory, Harmony, Counterpoint, Form, Fugue, Acoustics, Musical History, Organ Construction, and Choir Training, Together with Miscellaneous Papers as Set by Various Examining Bodies

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Novello, limited, 1906 - Music - 278 pages
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Page 254 - I fear no foe with thee at hand to bless: Ills have no weight, and tears no bitterness. Where is death's sting, where, grave, thy victory? I triumph still, if thou abide with me. Hold thou thy cross before my closing eyes; Shine through the gloom, and point me to the skies: Heaven's morning breaks, and earth's vain shadows flee: In life and death, O Lord, abide with me!
Page 132 - Examinations of the Associated Board of the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal College of Music and generally for professional or commercial life.
Page 254 - But chose the tribe of Judah, even the hill of Sion, which he loved. 70 And there he built his temple on high, and laid the foundation of it like the ground which he hath made continually.
Page 220 - And all I remember is, friends flocking round As I sat with his head 'twixt my knees on the ground ; And no voice but was praising this Roland of mine, As I poured down his throat our last measure of wine, Which (the burgesses voted by common consent) Was no more than his due who brought good news from Ghent.
Page 78 - ... between the second and third, fifth and sixth, and seventh and eighth degrees.
Page 212 - AS a perfume doth remain In the folds where it hath lain, So the thought of you, remaining Deeply folded in my brain, Will not leave me : all things leave me : You remain.
Page 265 - University, and who are pursuing a course of study approved by the University in a school or schools of the University, or under one or more of the recognised teachers of the University.
Page 10 - A piece of music having one principal subject, to which a return is always made after the introduction of other matter, so as to give a symmetrical or rounded form to the whole.
Page 7 - Curiosity is the parent of attention ; and a teacher has no more right to expect success from those who have no curiosity to learn, than a husbandman has who sows a field without ploughing it...
Page 124 - A composition for voices in harmony, consisting of two or more contrasted movements, with the parts so contrived that they may be termed a series of interwoven melodies. It may be written for three or more voices, either equal or mixed ; but it is necessary that there should be only one voice to a part.

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