The Musical Standard, Volumes 14-1871

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1871 - Music
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Page 80 - I knew a very wise man so much of Sir Chr — 's sentiment, that he believed if a man were permitted to make all the ballads, he need not care who should make the laws of a nation.
Page 110 - If the true concord of well-tuned sounds, By unions married, do offend thine ear, They do but sweetly chide thee, who confounds In singleness the parts that thou shouldst bear. Mark how one string, sweet husband to another, Strikes each in each by mutual ordering, Resembling sire and child and happy mother, Who, all in one, one pleasing note do sing; Whose speechless song, being many, seeming one, Sings this to thee :
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Page 173 - Barthlemon, a copy of my English translation to transmit to you, with my affectionate and best respects. It was from seeing, in your letter to him, how well you wrote English, that I ventured to address you in my own language, for which my translation of your hymn will perhaps serve as an exercise; in comparing my version with the original, you will perceive that it is rather a paraphrase than a close translation; but the liberties I have taken were in consequence of the supposed treachery of some...
Page 173 - August) there is not a (ingle patron of Music in town. I have been in Hampshire myself for three weeks, and am now at home for two or three days only, in my way to Dover, where I shall remain for a month or six weeks, and where I shall see few or none of the persons whom I mean to stimulate to do themselves the honour of subscribing to your work. I wish it were possible to postpone the delivery of the Book in England till next winter. The Operas, Oratorios, and Concerts, public and private, seldom...
Page 114 - Arranged to meet the requirements of the Syllabus of the Science and Art Department of the Committee of Council on Education, South Kensington.

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