Boston Musical Gazette; A Semi-Monthly Journal, Devoted to the Science of Music Volume 1

Boston Musical Gazette; A Semi-Monthly Journal, Devoted to the Science of Music Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1838 edition. Excerpt: ...J. W. Hickok, Burlington, --W.Fay, Rutland.--N. Sleeper, Chelsea. Kidder & Wright, Printers and Proprietor, No. 32, Congreu Street. A SEMI-MONTHLY JOURNAL, DEVOTED TO THE SCIENCE OF MUSIC. THREE DOLLARS A YEAR. SUBSCRIPTIONS RECEIVED AT THE OFFICE OF PUBLICATION, 120, WASHINGTON STREET. PAYABLE IN ADVANCE. Volume One. BOSTON, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1838. Number Fifteen. From the Louisville Journal. TO THE SLEEPING MINSTRELS. The sunshine sleepeth sweetly on the mountain, The last bright radiance of departing day--And softly murmurs still the rippling fountain, And sweet the wild bird sings her roundelay; Echo gives back the sounds of glee and gladness, The city hath a never ceasing hum, The river foameth loudly in its madness, --Why should the minstrel's voice alone be dumb 7 Muse of the west! where are the magic numbers That cast a halo round thy youthful name 7 Bards of the west! wake from inglorious slumbers, Nor rest contented with a half earned fame! Amelia! fairest of the nine's fair daughters, Sleep'st thou--or wak'st thou?--Give us one more strain j Know, Hymen's torch by Heliconia's waters Will not be quenched, tho' thou should'st write again. Where is the star that once its bright beams darted Athwart our path--Rigkl--the famed of yore 7 'Art thou forever to the skies departed 7 And wilt thou visit this dim world no more V Is there no hope that, from thine azure dwelling, Lured by some fairy habitant of earth, We yet may hear upon the night breeze swelling, Strains that remind us of their heavenly birth 7 And thou, Viola--wilt thou not awaken And bid thy lyre give forth sweet sounds once more 7 I know its chords the tempest's breath hath shaken--But may not time its melody restore 7 Bird of the fearless and untiring pinion Why did'st...show more

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  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 399g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236522346
  • 9781236522344