The New Music Review and Church Music Review Volume 8

The New Music Review and Church Music Review 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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...a bandmaster, has sued two prominent women of the city to recover $50 for breach of contract. A friend of the women regrets the notoriety, but she is as firm as adamant. She hired Mr. Lipski's men, and, as a member of the Musicians' Federation, got them for $4 a piece; otherwise they would have cost $5 a piece. A Hungarian band was wanted with white suits, and the ability to play."Lo, the Conquering Hero Comes." It turned out that Mr. Lipski's men wore red suits and could not play the "hero piece." So they were dismissed, and men were engaged, all clad in spotless white, who had summered and wintered with the immortal tune. When a band is formed in a village, the first thought is to procure handsome suits for the members. If there are summer cottagers they are called on to contribute to the glorious cause. But in Chicago, is the color of a band's uniform the first requisite for a successful and Hungarian performance? A BILL to provide for the registration and licensing of teachers of music is to be introduced during the ensuing session of the State Legislature of California. It is endorsed by the Musicians' Club of San Francisco and the State is being actively canvassed for support. Should the bill become law, it will be impossible for any person to give music lessons without first obtaining a certificate from the Board of Examiners, and the penalty for an infraction is to be a fine not exceeding two hundred dollars or six months' imprisonment for each offence. It is claimed by the framers of the bill that nothing can seriously be urged against the application of this principle to the teaching of music, that the bill absolutely protects the interests of all those already engaged in teaching music in the State of California, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 380 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 676g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236582594
  • 9781236582591