Catechism of Music

Catechism of Music

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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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ... is to be flatted. On the same principles, the following flats and sharps may be easily understood. If the turn is placed between two notes, it ends on the second note, as at 5. If the first note is dotted, the turn ends on the dot, as at 6. Written. The swift, equal repetition of a principal note and the note that lies above it in the regular succession of the diatonic scale. This repetition is continued according to the value of the principal note. The sign is or (p+ If the shake is intended to commence with the next note above or below the principal note, the one or the other it written small, and placed before the principal note. All other kinds of shakes are signified by the small note! placed before them, and need no further explanation. 209. What is the turn of the shake? The close of the shake, formed from the principal note itself, and the next note below that. The turn of the shake is generally played as fast as the shake itself, as at 1; but there are cases when a slower manner of playing, as at 2, produces a good effect. The latter manner is usually adopted, nfter a shake on a pause or fermata, especially by solo players in concertos, etc., as to ensure a decided entrance oi the tuiti (orchestra). 210. What is a double shake? A shake on two tones at once Written. Played. 211. What is a chain of shakes? A succession of shakes on several successive tones. Written. If the shake commences with the principal note, as at 1, the turn after each shake is effective; if the shake begins from the note above, a turn may be made after each one, but it is better not to produce the turn nntil after the last, as at 2. 212. What is a passing shake? A short shake without a turn. Its sign over or undet the note, is w. I 213. What is a mordente? The...
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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236489918
  • 9781236489913