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Page 24 - Such knowledge of the quality, pitch, and compass of orchestral instruments as is necessary for reading from score.
Page 72 - What neat repast shall feast us, light and choice, Of Attic taste, with wine, whence we may rise. To hear the lute well touched, or artful voice Warble immortal notes and Tuscan air ? He who of those delights can judge, and spare To interpose them oft, is not unwise.
Page 23 - Classes, those in the first class being placed in order of merit, and those in the second alphabetically. (2) The Exercise: which must be a composition on a sacred or a secular subject, written for the occasion, occupying about twenty but not more than five and twenty minutes in performance, and fulfilling the following conditions : (a) That it comprise some portion for a solo voice, and some considerable portion for a chorus of five real vocal parts...
Page 21 - Johnson's conversation before dinner, as Johnson had said that he could repeat a complete chapter of the Natural History of Iceland, from the Danish of Horrebow, the whole of which was exactly thus : " CHAP. LXXII. Concerning Snakes. " There are no snakes to be met with throughout the whole island.
Page 25 - That it comprise an instrumental Overture, or an Interlude, in the form of the first movement of a Symphony or a Sonata.