Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians: Being the Sixth Volume of the Complete Work. American supplement

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Macmillan Company, 1920 - Music - 412 pages
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Page 334 - ... and of many towns, villages, and country communities, though by many it is still considered unessential and a fad. Sooner or later we shall not only recognize the culture value of music, we shall also begin to understand that, after the beginnings of reading, writing, arithmetic and geometry, music has greater practical value than any other subject taught in the schools.
Page 163 - Canada. 1908 he was made an Officer of the Order of the Crown of Italy.
Page 197 - Critical History of Opera, 1901, Orchestral Instruments and their Use, 1902, Woman's Work in Music...
Page 181 - He was educated in the public schools and the College of the City of New York.
Page 271 - The leadership of the Library of Congress, the Boston Public Library, the New York Public Library and the Newberry Library in Chicago, as there stated, has been maintained.
Page 238 - Preludes and Studies," 1891 ; " What is Good Music ? " 1898 ; " How Music Developed," 1898 ; " The Orchestra and Orchestral Music," 1899 ; " Richard Wagner, His Life and His Dramas...
Page 333 - The principles of the Pestalozzian system of music, as there outlined by Mr. Woodbridge, are (1) To teach sounds before signs and to make the child learn to sing before he learns the written notes or their names; (2) to lead him to observe by hearing and imitating sounds, their resemblances and differences, their agreeable and disagreeable effect, instead of explaining these things to him— in...
Page 175 - ... [Students are encouraged to apply this knowledge in their harmonization.] It is urgently recommended that systematic ear-training (as to interval, melody, and chord) be a part of the preparation for this examination. Simple exercises in harmonization at the pianoforte are recommended. The student will be expected to have a full knowledge of the rudiments of music, scales, intervals, and staff-notation, including the terms and expressionmarks in common use.
Page 184 - De l'aube midi sur la mer, Jeux de vagues, Dialogue du vent et de la mer...
Page 248 - Mezzotints in Modern Music (1899); Chopin: The Man and His Music (1900); Melomaniacs (1902); Overtones (1904); Iconoclasts: A Book of Dramatists (1905); Visionaries (1905); Egoists: A Book of Supermen (1909); Promenades of an Impressionist (1910...

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