Modern Music and Musicians Volume 10

Modern Music and Musicians Volume 10

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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. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...the drum. (2) Repeated or broken chords played staccato. (3) Striking instead of plucking the strings of the guitar. Battuta (It.) (bat-too'-tah). A measure or bar. Bauerpfeife (Ger.) (bower-pHfeh). An 8-foot organ-stop of small scale. Baxoncillo (Sp.) (bah-hon-theef-yo). Open diapason. Bayadere. See Bajadere. Bayles (Sp.) (bahl-yehs). Comic dancing songs. Bearings or Bearing Notes. The notes first tuned by an organ-or piano-tuner as a guide to the rest. Beat. (1) The motion of the hand or baton by which the time (rate of movement) of a piece is regulated. (2) The equal parts into which a measure is divided. (3) The throbbing heard when two sounds not exactly in unison are heard together. (Beats are also produced by other intervals.) Bebung (Ger.) (beh-boonk). Trembling; an effect obtained on the obsolete clavichord by rapidly vibrating the finger up and down without raising it from the key; the tremolostop in an organ. Becken (Ger.). Cymbals. Begeisterung (Ger.) (be-geis'-te-roonk). Spirit; excitement. Begleitung (Ger.) (be-glei'-toonk). Accompaniment. Beklemmt (Ger.) (beh-klemt'). Anxious; oppressed. Bell. (1) A cup-shaped metal instrument. (2) The cupshaped end of brass and some wood instruments. Bell Diapason, Bell Gamba. Organ-stops with bell-shaped mouth. Bellezza (It.) (bel-lef-za). Beauty of expression. Bellicosamente (It.) (bel-le-co-sa-men'-teh). In a warlike manner; martially. Belly. The upper side of instruments of the violin and guitar families. Bemol (Fr.) (beh-mol). The sign b. Ben (It.) (behn). Well; as, ben marcato, well marked. Bene placito (It.) (beh-neh pla-chee'-to). At pleasure. Bequarre or Becarre (Fr.) (beh-kar). The sign H. Berceuse (Fr.) (behr-soos). A cradle-song; lullaby. Bergomask or Bergamask. A lively dance...
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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 426g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236907620
  • 9781236907622