Etude Volume 30, No. 9

Etude Volume 30, No. 9

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ..."heave ho" Is located. Now who shall play It? A skilled organist of course. Not a bit of it. The daughter of the chairman of the music committee, or of the richest man In the congregation plays the piano, and has a hankering to attack that bigger beast, the pipe-organ. She hies herself off to a nearby city, takes a term of lessons and returns to astonish the natives, and to torture the poor devoted organ-monster for the rest of his life. The simple fact is that because the organ has a keyboard like the piano, people think that a player of the piano can play the organ. As well might a violinist, because his violin has strings of catgut or reindeer sinew, and is played with rosined horsehair, assume that he could play the violoncello with a term of lessons.--J. S. Van Cleave lu The Choir Leader (Dayton, O.). Over 87,000 Marches Published in Thirty-five Years. The records of the Register of Copyrights, at Washington, show that over 87,000 marches have been composed, published and copyrighted during the last thirty-five years. A prominent New York bandmaster and orchestra leader, whose work extends over that period of time, and who has a fad for tabulating every musical number that be plays, to satisfy the curiosity of a crank on the subject looked over his old programs and other data and found that only 100 of these 87.000 marches became popular enough to be played by him more than from ten to twelve times. Eighty-four more were played between forty and fifty times and thirty-nine of them were in the class that were In constant demand during a certain period and were entitled to be classed as universal hits.--The Dominant (New York). Taste in Tempo. To know just where to slacken the speed, or just where to hasten It is something...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236750098
  • 9781236750099