The Elements of Musical Composition and Thoroughbase: Together with Rules for Arranging Music for the Full Orchestra and Military Bands

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C.H. Keith, 1845 - Composition (Music) - 139 pages
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Page 13 - ... the bank didn't make so much trouble about formalities. Suppose one of Eloise's friends had been in the bank, the mother of one of the girls she went to school with, and he was recognized as the son of such an ignorant foreigner of a father. Gee! And after-supper was such a long ways off. Two o'clock to three, three to four, four to five, five to six, six to seven, seven to eight, and then he could put in his appearance. Gee, when he first met Eloise's parents he had felt that he would give them...
Page 4 - THIS work was undertaken at the request of several Teachers and Professors of Music, in various parts of the country, who, having attended a course of twelve Lectures delivered by the Author, thought a publication of this description was required and would prove useful. With much care and...
Page 132 - ... interlacements and imitations of melodies and rhythms, the utmost successive changes, and the most varied union of the instruments, co-operating in the general effect, at one time individually, at another...
Page 4 - Teachen and Professors of Music, in various parts of the country, who, having attended a course of twelve Lectures delivered by the Author, thought a publication of this description was required and would prove useful. With much care and deliberation — after having received private instruction from the Professors of the Conservatory at Paris and the Academy at London...
Page 4 - In some works heretofore published, there has been an error in the intricacy of arrangement, and a difficulty felt by the pupil in understanding the meaning intended to be conveyed, which the Author trusts will not be found here. The translations from Schneider he thinks will prove particularly valuable...
Page 3 - ... usual in similar books. Through the whole I meet none of that ambiguity with which musical theories are apt to be encumbered ; while on certain points, as the inversions of the Common Chord, the several forms of the Minor Scale, &c., it is particularly complete and satisfactory.
Page 4 - ... description was required and would prove useful. With much care and deliberation — after having received private instruction from the Professors of the Conservatory at Paris and the Academy at London, and applying the information in his own classes for three years past, the Author presents this volume ai the result of his labor and research.

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