The Making of Sound in the Organ and in the Orchestra: An Analysis of the Work of the Air in the Speaking Organ Pipe of the Various Constant Types, and an Exposition of the Theory of the Air-stream-reed, Based Upon the Discovery of the Tone of the Air, by Means of Displacement Rods
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Page 40 - History of the Violin and other Instruments played on with a Bow, from the Earliest Times to the Present, also an Account of the Principal Makers, English and Foreign.
Page 17 - ENGEL'S (CARL) Music of the Most Ancient Nations ; particularly of the Assyrians, Egyptians, And Hebrews; with Special Reference to the Discoveries in Western Asia and in Egypt. With 100 Illustrations. 8vo. 16s. ENGLAND (HISTORY or) from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Versailles, 1713—83. By LORD MAHON (now Earl Stanhope). Library Edition, 7 Vols. 8vo. 93«.
Page 33 - Will be found equally useful and helpful to concert.goers, for whom it forms a permanent analytical programme, to pianists, and to those amateurs of music who can now, owing to the pianola, pursue for the first time a systematic and co.ordinated study of Chopin's works, a delight hitherto denied to them owing to their inability to read or play the more difficult compositions. " Here in one compact volume, is all that it is necessary to know about Chopin and his works except by the leisured enthusiast."—...
Page 43 - CONTENTS : Anatomical Structure of the Throat; What we see with the Laryngoscope; How we Sing; How we Breathe; How to take Care of the Voice; Hints to Voice Builders; How the Voice is Destroyed; Common Throat Affections of Singers, together with their Treatment, etc.
Page 25 - Post 8vo, cloth, 2s. 6d. net. Contains specification and a brief critique of some of the famous old Continental organs as they exist at the present day. Describes also several up-to-date Continental organs. Amongst other organs particulars are given of...
Page 14 - BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF FIDDLERS. Including Performers on the Violoncello and Double Bass, Past and Present. Containing a Sketch of their Artistic Career, together with Notes of their Compositions. By A. MASON CLARKE. 9 Portraits.
Page 39 - In his Preface the author says : ' The object of the present book is to give, in one volume, a good general view of the subject to those who can neither spare time to read, nor money to buy a number of large and expensive works.
Page 45 - RING OF THE NIBELUNG." Being the Story and a Descriptive Analysis of the " Rheingold," the " Valkyr," " Siegfried," and the " Dusk of the Gods," with a number of Musical Examples by GUSTAVE KOBBE.
Page 59 - Then swelled the organ : up through choir and nave The music trembled with an inward thrill Of bliss at its own grandeur: wave on wave Its flood of mellow thunder rose, until The hushed air shivered with the throb it gave, Then, poising for a moment, it stood still, And sank and rose again, to burst in spray That wandered into silence far away.