Advice to Young Musicians

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1860 - Music - 35 pages

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Didn't want the book to end,very good information and encouragement for any artist.

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Page 4 - Inset of Beaufort Harbor. 14%xll% inches. "North Carolina. [1856.] Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1855 by JH Colton & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York.
Page 14 - Never help to circulate bad compositions; on the contrary, help to suppress them with earnestness. You should neither play bad compositions, nor, unless compelled, listen to them.
Page 10 - When you play, never mind who listens to you. Play always as if in the presence of a master.
Page 26 - Melody is the battle-cry of amateurs, and certainly music without melody is nothing. Understand, however, what these persons mean by it: a simple, flowing and pleasing rhythmical tune; this is enough to satisfy them.
Page 14 - You must become acquainted by degrees with all the principal works of the more celebrated masters. ©djledjte Som^ofttionen muft bu nid?t »er» Breiten, im ®egent^eil fte mit aEer Jhaft unter
Page 16 - If all would play first violin, we could not obtain an orchestra.

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