Music; A Monthly Magazine Devoted to the Art, Science, Technic and Literature of Music Volume 8

Music; A Monthly Magazine Devoted to the Art, Science, Technic and Literature of Music Volume 8

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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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...make its opinion and degrees sought after by schools, conservatories and private teachers. Moreover, I have heard that the old question of Music Extension will come up again; the question upon which you, Mr. Editor, wrote so clearly upon several occasions. But what force cm there be in a body so small as this, without any local constituency in the smaller cities of the country for carrying out a work requiring a consensus of professional co-operation more ample than that even in the Chautauqua Literary Circle, and the University Extension Society? It seems to me that this action of disorganizing the American College of Musicians has been somewhat hasty on the part of its officers; and it is doubtful in my mind whether they had any right to take it, or any necessity for taking it. The complaint of the Regents lay wholly against the use of the term College. Any society, as I understand it, in New York or In any other state, has the right to formulate its own conditions of membership, and to administer tests of any character for ascertaining fitness. When the candidate is passed by our boards he is simply a member or associate of the College; and his relation to the community with respect to authority for teaching depends entirely upon his own force of character, and the local estimation placed upon the College certificates. But if this action of ours was illegal in New York so long as we called ourselves a College, why not have got around the difficulty by changing the name, or so modifying it as to obviate the objections of the Regents? At all events whatever may be the possibility of our doing business in the state of New York, there can be no doubt whatever that we still have power to do business in all the other states; and so soon as the...show more

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  • Paperback | 218 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 399g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236522885
  • 9781236522887