The Birthday Book of Musicians and Composers

The Birthday Book of Musicians and Composers

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...and natural conversation." ESSER, Heinrich (highly meritorious Composer and Conductor), b. 1818 at Mannheim, d. yi June 1872 in t'ienna. 3. Drawing-room Music--Shades Of Feeling. "We find in good drawing-room music all possible shades of feeling--sometimes simplicity, grace, melancholy; sometimes, again, cheerfulness and mirth; and, inasmuch as a clear expression of these feelings is too often not recognisable in the longer orchestral works, it is not astonishing that the general public should cling with such pertinacity to good drawingroom music." 4. Drawing-room Music--Claiming Consideration. "It would be mere exaggeration and cant, the most objectionable cant, that a hypercritical and fastidious pedant could utter, to lay down as a rule that only the classical music, as it shows itself in great orchestral works, or in instrumental works like Sonatas and Concertos, has a claim to our consideration." TIETJENS, Therese (celebrated Singer), b. 1831 at Ham burg, ef.-$d October 1877 in London. GERNSHEIM, YRizumw (distinguished Composer), b. 1839 at Worms. 5, Drawing-room Music--An Important Form. "Let school-taught pride dissemble all it can, These little things are great to little man; And wiser he, whose sympathetic mind, Exults in all the good of all mankind." Goldsmith. YIARDOT GARCIA, Pauline (celebrated Singer), b. 1821 in Paris. 6. Drawing-room Music--A Few Maxims. ' The popular element of an art is always an excellent agency to make the art universally beloved." "Home music is freed from the fetters that surround it in the public room." "On ne peut pas etre grand du matin jusqu' au soir." LACHNER, Yinzenz (meritorious Composer and Conductor), b. 1811 at Rain (Bavaria). 7....
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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123675705X
  • 9781236757050