The piano-forte primer

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Published for the author by Chappell and Co, 1823 - Piano - 70 pages
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Page 40 - Semitones are between the Third and Fourth, and between the Seventh and Eighth of the Scale.
Page 21 - Walet, is about 260 miles westsouth-west from Timbuctu. BIS, in Music, denotes that the passage over which it is placed is to be played twice, or repeated. Such passages generally have a slur or bow over them, and the word 'bis...
Page 18 - USED IN MUSIC. WHAT is the use of Double Bars ? Double Bars are placed in the middle, or at the end of a piece of Music, to shew that a part, or the whole, is finished.
Page 72 - England in 1810, ad the year fol• lowing married his present wife. • His first publication after his return was the " Appendix," to his " Introduction to the art of Playing on the Piano Forte," a work which has been of infinite use both to the profession and to the public, and the demand for which, has constantly augmented in proportion as its excellence has been discovered. He next adapted the twelve grand symphonies of...
Page 37 - How many Keys have the same Signature? . . There are two of each. For example, every Tonic, or Key Note, has its Relative Minor*. How is the Relative Minor of any Key to be found ? The Relative Minor of every Key is a Minor Third below.
Page 37 - Keys will be •ore fully explained hereafter -. the present ii only given at the readiest way of enabling a Pupil to ascertain what Key any piece of Music is in.

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