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Page 56 - The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to the criticism and interpretation of the text of Shakespeare.
Page 11 - to establish for the colored people of the South a University, that should adequately provide for them the advantages of Christian Education to whatever extent the capacity and energy of the race should in the future demand.
Page 11 - Association, and of those who have been its representatives in the University, to make good in letter and spirit this bold and comprehensive promise, made to an emancipated race in the bright morning of its new life. To found a college and thoroughly to establish among the colored youth the conviction of the absolute necessity of patient, long-continued, exact, and comprehensive work in preparation for high positions and large responsibilities, seemed fundamental to the accomplishment of the true...
Page 64 - ... of the Negro race to go uncultivated. There are four teachers of instrumental and vocal music, three of whom devote their whole time to musical instruction. The Mozart Musical Society has been " organized for the purpose of studying and from time to time rendering in public standard musical compositions of the most advanced character, including oratorios.
Page 48 - Besides, the time has come for the Negro college to become closely articulated with the community in which it is located. The further aim is to bring the University into closer relation with the conditions among colored people in Nashville and to seek the cooperation of the other Negro colleges in developing this much needed phase of education.
Page 11 - To found a college and thoroughly to establish among the colored youth the conviction of the absolute necessity of patient, long-continued, exact, and comprehensive work in preparation for high positions and large responsibilities, seemed fundamental to the accomplishment of the true mission of the university. Solid, radical, and permanent results have been sought in all methods of work. The university was incorporated under the laws of Tennessee, August 22, 1867. Its charter confers upon the Board...
Page 11 - October, 1865, under the auspices of the American Missionary Association of New York City, and the Western Freedman's Aid Commission, of Cincinnati.
Page 15 - ACCOMMODATIONS FOR WOMEN Fisk University recognizes the absolute necessity of the right education for young women. The highest interest of every community depends largely upon the intelligence, frugality, virtue, and noble aspirations of its women.
Page 62 - ... the present time there are also courses in Voice Culture, Pipe Organ, Harmony and History of Music. COURSES IN PIANO-FORTE The course in piano-forte consists of eight grades. Each grade consists of suitable studies and exercises, progressively arranged in difficulty of technique and interpretation. In order to pass from one grade to the next the student must practice faithfully and intelligently the exercises designed to give control to the fingers, hands and arms and develop freedom in the use...