The Story of Music and Musicians for Young Readers

Harper & brothers, 1886 - 245 páginas

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Página 83 - Some say, compar'd to Bononcini, That Mynheer Handel's but a ninny ; Others aver that he to Handel Is scarcely fit to hold a candle.' Strange all this difference should be Twixt Tweedledum and Tweedledee.
Página 235 - Music disciplines and controls emotion. That is the explanation of the art of music, as distinguished from the mere power of the musical sound. You can rouse with a stroke ; but to guide, to moderate, to control, to raise and depress, to combine, to work out a definite scheme involving appropriate relations and proportions of force, and various mobility — for this you require the subtle machinery of an art ; and the direct machinery for stirring up and regulating emotion is the wonderful vibratory...
Página 90 - in hopes, he said, of meeting his Good God, his sweet Lord and Saviour on the day of his resurrection,' meaning the third day, or the Easter Sunday following.

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