The Beauties of Melody

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Lightning Source Incorporated, Oct 6, 2008 - Music - 364 pages
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OBSERVATIONS PARTICULARLY VOCAL AND ACCOMPANIMENT, Which has always ranked high among the Sciences, but has attained an aminenco in the present day, but above any other. As nations have been civilized, so has music been cultivated. Always making a great impression on the feelings, either by using sublime inqirations, or exciting strong and animating sensations, it was used in the early ages, as sell ramor religious, political purposes but nor it is more subservient to our domestlc habits, forming at once a delightful and innocent recreation. Yet it is still capable of rousing the energies or the soul, both in adoration to the Diety, and in exciting and allaying the most varied passions. The one may be exemplified in the works of Handel, Haydn, Mozxrt, and many others........

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