Musical News Volume 8

Musical News 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: ...for his future career. From beginning to end this work is thoroughly interesting. The choruses are bold, and such as will be readily caught up. The solos are melodious and pleasing. To choirs and choral societies on the look-out for a really good work free from unusual difficulties, we can cordially recommend 'The Ascension.' It is thoroughly niusicianiy, and will certainly become popular with choirs and audiences." THE KEY NOTE. " In Mr. Bruce Steane's sacred cantata, ' The Ascension, ' another classic has been added to the repertoire of English composers." the requ ITH is now giving" LESSONS by POST in his system. Careful and intelligent co-operation of the student only required in reporting exact progress made in reading certain test passages. Success is guaranteed to all amateur or professional keyboard players, who find touch or technique a difficulty, and who thoroughly carry out instructions. The Course of Six Lessons, Three Guineas. Copy of Lecture delivered before the Musical Association post free, Seven Stamps. Prospectus, with terms for personal lessons, opinions of pupils, doctors, and professors, free. Mr. TOBIAS A. MATTHAY, the well-known and highly gifted pianist, and Professor at the Royal Academy of Music, says: --" Of very considerable importance in pianoforte technique is the preparing and retaining of fit' muscles. I have always believed that much might be done in this direction by gymnastic exerciser, but hitherto always found myself more or less disappointed, although I tested a very great number, with and without appliances, including many which 1 myself devised. " After, howevor, an exhaustive, and I may add sceptical, trial of Mr. Macdonald Smith's really scientifically thought-ont and...show more

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  • Paperback | 194 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236578341
  • 9781236578341