Musical Courier Volume 23

Musical Courier Volume 23

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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. 1891-07 edition. Excerpt: ...Conservatory of Music of America reserves the right to give three public performances of the works to which prizes shall be awarded; they shall afterward be the property of the composers and authors. 5. Manuscripts shall be handed in for examination between August 1 and September 1, 1892; the award of prizes will be made on or about October 15, 1892. The board of directors asks your attention to the above, and will be grateful for such notice as you may think proper to make of the facts it embodies. Respectfully yours, JEANNETTE M. THURIIER, President. Music and Shoe Brush Hair-.--Why does a musician's hair stand on end? Perhaps to encourage the baldheadecl row. Perhaps it is because of some subtle, mesmeric influence of resin and catgut. It is affectation, says a friend. It is from listening to his own horrible early discord, says another. Whatever the cause, it is, generally speaking, a fact that the hair of the orchestra has a decided upward and bristling tendency. " There is no reason why a shoe brush head should attract more attention in a musician than in a waiter," observes a literary gentleman who frequents the French cafes. "You will see it in one as often as in the other. It is purely foreign. I am not certain, however, that the shoebrush head is not a tuneful one. I'll investigate that. I read a right clever Southern story once about the evolution of the banjo, and perhaps you ' may discover some 'cor0ilation ' of the shoe brush head, the horse hair, the inner feline and polished sheep and brass."--" IIcrald." personated " La Tosca" and " Fedora " to crowded houses. No sooner did this prism of human passions leave us than the Auditorium management, Quilp & Camp...show more

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  • Paperback | 190 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 349g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236858824
  • 9781236858825