Etude Volume 27, No. 4

Etude Volume 27, No. 4

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...Bach discipline, and will at the same time do what the suites and fugues alone might not do, viz.: develop a taste and a genuine liking for this wonderful music, which ought to be played for the pleasure it gives rather than from a sense of duty. PRESERVING CATALOGUES. I will digress here to state that the really up-todate teacher makes a study--a special study--of music catalogues. If any reader of these remarks has not yet taken up this branch of musical learning, let him delay no longer in doing so. The publishers will be glad to furnish the text books, and the knowledge gained will prove a very valuable asset in all future work. Besides being useful, it is quite an interesting pursuit to discover so many compositions and composers that no one seems to hear of; so many extracts from and arrangements of almost every conceivable composition for every imaginable combination of instruments, or voices, or both. Not the least important feature will be the discovery of numberless separate numbers from the classics that the average teacher and pupil only sees in large collections. I have sometimes had difficulty in persuading clerks in music stores to order certain compositions so positive they were that such items were "not published separately." The catalogues of the leading publishers--not to mention some that are not leaders--should be in the library of every teacher. There will be a much better chance of his getting what he wants if he knows exactly just where to get it. There are many of the most interesting and useful pieces from the suites which may be had separately, such as those called "Bourree," "Gavotte," "Loure," "Sarabanda." "Gigue," "Air," and so on. up to...
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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236899350
  • 9781236899354