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bly; all music lovers must be grateful to Mr. Thom. PAILADELPHIA. On Saturday evening Mr. Charles H. as for all he has done for Music in New York, and Jarvis gave his second classical soirée at Natatorium should encourage him as he nobly deserves. But Hall, and notwithstanding the inclemency of the weath. let us not forget the man, who, when Thomas was er it was well attended. The concert opened with a Mo

DESCRIPTIYE LIST OF THE not, raised up this Philharmonic society in New zart Trio, the one in E flat, for piano, viola and clarinet, York, when music was at a very low ebb in that and was effectively rendered. Mr. H. Schneider, the L A T E s T M U S IO, city, and kept it for twenty years in a successful performer on the clarinet, did not appear to the same ad

Published by Oliver Dition & Co. condition. He had his faults, certainly, and they vantage as in the Weber Duo, where his execution was were grave ones, but let us give him that "Charity, very spirited and showed a thorough acquaintance with which suffereth long and is kind,” and long may bis instrument. Mr. Jarvis gave the fantastic Schu. the Philharmonic continge to cover his memory mann Toccata, op.8, with vigor, and six of Mendelssohn's

Vooal, with Piano Aocompaniment.
songs without words, performing them exquisitely. He
with glory!

also played the “Sonata Appassionata," of Beethoven, Is your Lamp Burning, my Brother? Song
and in this work Mr. Jarvis's conception was very fine,
his technical mastery seemed complete-just that ex-

and Cho. E. 3. E to E. Bentley. 80 BUILDING BETTER THAN THEY KNEW. Mr. Eugene pressive phrasing, light. shade, fire, force and delicacy “ Then lift your lamp higher, my brother, Thayer, the organist, makes the following suggestion: were present when required; while the nerve and bril.

Lest I should make fatal delay," liancy of his playing were remarkable. Philadelphia in

One of the impressive songs, 80 effective in To the Editor of the Transcript: Allow me to make a hardly aware that she possesses so finished an artist as

revival meetings. Mr. Jarvis.-Evening Bulletin. suggestion for the benefit of Boston humanity. The new temple for the use of Moody and Sankey will soon

Four Songs by Franz Lachner.

each 30 be completed, used and then, following the fate of the 1 Dictionary of Musical Terms. Edited by J.

No. 1. Joyous Songs (Frohe Lieder). Jubilee þuildings, be demolished. Now, after the evan

F. 4. d to F. gelişts have done their work, why cannot some of our Stainer, M.A., Mus. Doc., 'and W. A. Barrett,

“ With the lark toward the skies." choral societies-the Handel and Haydn and some othMus. Bac. (Novello, Ewer & Co., London ; 0.

No. 2. ln Autumn (Im Herbste). E. ers-do a work which has never been done in our famous Diteon & Co., Boston.)

4. b to E. musical city? Why can they not give a series of orato

Although small works explanatory of the vari. “Springtime songs the soul is singing." rio performances, say ten or more, for the benefit of the

ous technical terms in music, of the qualities of No. 3. Clouds at Eventide (Abend-wolgreat mass of people who have never yet been able to voice and of instruments, exist, a comprehensive listen to the inspired creations of the glorious old mas- dictionary of theoretical and scientific phraseology,

ken). E. 4. b to E. ters? Let the admission not exceed Afty cents (twenty, which should combine with that, as many collec

“ Gleaming in a flood of light." five would be better) so that any and all may go. I believe that not only a good and great work would be done, tions by foreign authors do, bibliographical and No. 4. Light Hearted (Leicht im Herbut that it would bring a handsome pecuniary return to biographical information, was wanting in this coun.

zen). G. 3. d to E. could easily give, a half dozen times each, “ The Messi- | try. To a great extent, the authors of the volume “Merry! merry! not tearful, but cheerful." ah," "Elijah” and “Judas Maccabeus" at short notice of Musical Terms' have supplied the deficiency. These are newly translated German songs of and with little or no expense of time or money. Do Their work, if it does not extend to the proportions great merit, and well worth examination. cating, comforting and uplifting of our common people of those of the German, Italian, and French .com; The Poor Old Bum. Serio Comic Song be not lost. If any service of mine can be of value it pilers, especially of the Conversations-Lexikon,'

and Chorus. F. 2. F to F. shall be given gladly to the extent of my strength and left unfinished by the late Hermann Mendel, is a

Richter. 30 ability. I offer the suggestion most respectfully for the most valuable contribution to our musical literat

" Oh, my curse it has been rum." earnest consideration of the choral societies of Boston. ure. Dr. Stainer, who is the organist of St. Paul's

This desolate old bummer has chosen a very Cathedral, and Mr. W. A. Barrett, who is a mem

taking melody for his “ warning," which will be

useful in temperance meetings. Music for the People.

ber of the St. Paul's Choir, and author of The

Chorister's Guide,' have been too modest in the The Happy Man. Db. 3. (Bass Staff.) TO THE EDITOR OF THE BOSTON COURIER: title they have given to their book, which extends

A to e.

Greeley. 30 In yonr extract from the Herald of my letter which far beyond a simple vocabulary of “Musical Term 3."

“Thy heart, it is a diarem, first appeared in the Transcript, regarding the after-use The writers have treated almost every subject con.

That noble lightning throws." of the Moody Temple, you unintentionally misinterpret nected with music practically as well as theoreti

Good bass or baritone song, in which the sinmy suggestion. Permit me a further word in behalf of cally; and in order to render their dictionary not

ger manifests some hostile intentions towards

the fortunate man. . the masses of Boston. You say that my plan “is all only a book of ready reference, but also a key for very well on paper, but, practical though it may be, it the student who wishes to use the vast resources of Mama, Why don't Papa come? Song and is not practicable," and ask the question : “When are the Musical Library in our British Museum, they Chorus. E. 3. E to g. Vilkers. 35 these dozen oratorios to be rehearsed?” Now I said let have enlisted the co-operation of mathematicians as

“What makes you cry so. Mamma dear, there be given at least a dozen oratorio performances, well as musicians, of historical writers as well as of

Why don't you answer me?" not a dozen different oratorios. In fact, I would not instrument-makers. Thus the articles on Duodene, A touching, sweet and simple ballad. have so many if I could. I would like, for instance, to or the Relations of Harmony, Modulation, and Pitch, see The Messiah alone given one, two or five dozen times by Mr. A. J. Ellis, F.R.S.; on Temperament, by

Instrumental. until everybody (that's the word) in Boston who had the Mr. Bosanquet, M.A.; on Acoustics, by Mr. Don. slightest wish to hear great choral music could hear this kin; on Church Music, by the Rev. 'T. Elmore acd Compositions played by Mme. Annette masterwork at least once. After that might come El- Mr. W. H. Monk; on Noinenclature, by Prof. Hul

Essipoff, in her Concerts. jah, St-Paul, Hymn of Praise or even Israel in Egypt and lah; on Licensing and Copyright, by Mr. J. Bulley,

No. 1. Intermezzo Scherzosa. (La the Passion Music. Now, nearly or quite all of these the M.A.; on Tuning-Forks and Pitch, by Mr. A. J.

Canzonatura). Op. 21. No. 9. Do, 5. Handel and Haydn Society have ready at a moment's Hipkins; besides able contributions from other

Von Bülow. 35 notice. If not all of the above mentioned, they could at sources, show the care and conscientiousness of the

Almost every pote is staccato. If played Presto,

of course the difficulty is great. least give the people the great works they will produce compilers. It will be naturally supposed that, owat their Triennial Festival in May without an hour's ex-ing to the belligerent tendencies of musicians, the No. 2. Zur Guitarre. (Impromptu); tra rehearsal. So, thus understood, pardon me if I say most morbidly sensitive and quarrelsone of all pro

E. 5.

Heller. 35 that it is practicable in the highest degree. No one so

fessional races, the definitions of the essential ele. Neat piece, which would make an admirable ciety of course could sing every evening without overments of music, melody, harmony, and form, will

"study of taste." working the singers. On alternate evenings let some

not find universal acceptance; but that the dissent No. 4. Souvenir d'Ischl. Valse. Db. other vocal societies give this or any other good and ing sectiou of composers will approve of all the ex 5.

Leschetizky. 50 great music. Or, why not have the Harvard Musical planations offered it is hopeless to expect. When.

Original and tasteful.
Association give the people--the common people-some for instance, a reader is told that “ Melody is an
Beethoven symphonies and other great orchestral mu- agreeable succession of simple sounds, produced by

No. 5. L'Aveu. (Confession). Imsic? A quarter of a million of them are here who never a single voice or instrument, and so regulated as to

provisation. Ab. 5. Lescheticky. 40 heard these great reverberations of the human heartits joys and sorrows-its trials and victories. This as give a pleasing effect or to be expressed by some A sort of " Song without words," replete with sociation, incorporated professedly for the upbuilding kind of sentiment,” it may be said that this is a mere

meaning. and upholding of all that is best and greatest in musical platitude. The

masterminds of music, including. of No. 7. Des Abends. (At Evening). ey: two things in which they have not made any colossal course, Herr Wagner, despite the 'Nibelungen,' Do. 5.

Schumann. 80 progress in so far. I hope to be forgiven if my sugges have pronounced Melody to be the poetry of tones ;

As sweet as a summer evening,
tions are impertinent, or if they are too plebeian for these
high-toned and aristocratic musical corporations.

it is certainly not easy to make a poet, and it is still
more difficult to make an original melodist. It is

No. 8. Gavotte. E minor. 4, they shall be so considered, they have only to remember

Silas, 30 that no good deeds can live in the minds or memories of very natural that the two editors should state their Charming piece. men unless they are done for Mankind-for our common own theories in definitions, and it is not here that a humanity. As my humble offering on the altar, and as

No. 11. Gavotte. (Arr. by Brahms). an earnest of my words (if there be an organ of sufficient controversy should be provoked by disputing the

A. 6.

Gluck. 35 size in the place, or if any organ-builder in America will Accuracy of their opinions. If teachers or students

Partly on 3 staffs. Fingered by Perabo. Very put one there for two months), I will give my services find any cause to dispute the interpretations, they graceful. for at least twenty-five organ recitals of all the good and great music I can lay hands to.-and this with tickets at can easily refer to the elaborate treatises which ex

Mme. Essipoff, like Von Bülow, is such a saper. just one hundred cents less than a dollar. That is, FREE ist. It is the general character, and tone of the vol.

latively good player, that she can afford to per. TO ALL PEOPLE, rich and poor, black and white, high ume that concerns general amateurs, who, at a little form easy pieces. One will have to search a and low, who will come and listen to the King of Instru.

long time to discover another set of pieces so ments, the one chosen of the Lord and his people. Again cost of time, can obtain from this volume informa

perfectly graceful as these. Buy them with all I say, it is practicable to give the hard-toiling masses tion on theoretical and scientific subjects without

confidence. these heaven-inspired creations of music. And they having to wade through complex works. The Dicshall be lifted up and strengthened, be cheered and comtionary displays careful research generally, and it

ABBREVIATIONS.-Degrees of difficulty are marked songs-of goodness and mercy in their hearts, thanking is aleo imbued with an impartial spirit, which goes from 1 to 7. The key is denoted by a capital letter, as c the King of Kings for the blessing and ever blessed gift | far to beget confidence in the writers. The book is Bb, etc. A large Roman letter marks the lowest and the of music, Pardon me for so many words: I have only illustrated with diagrams of instrumental work highest note it on the staff, small Roman letters if be welfare .

low or .
EUGENE THAYER.
manship, and is printed in very large and clear

"Key of C, Fifth degree, lowest letter, c on the added January 8, 1877. type. -Athenceum.

line below, highest letter, E on the 4th space.

It

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16

75 16

Three Preludes and Fugues,

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lude (Marche Heroique, No. 1), by Schubert.

Symphony.....
........ arranged by Batiste. 50

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7. Larghetto, from Beethoven's Second Sym.

Transcriptions on favorĆontains a Service Prelude in F, by Vasseur; Service Prelude (Evening Prayer, in A), by

phony.....

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Piano.
Selection........

....from a Mass by Haydn. 30 Schubert.

Belection..............
..from Mosart and Rink. 30

By C. KRUG. 13 Nos., each 30 to 60 cts. Vol. 1. No. 10. Contains Service Preludes, by Rink

12. Air

Mocart. 30 (in f"), Smart (in G) and Merkel (Trio for Two Manuals 13. "Tis the Last Rose of summer. Fantasia, and Perlal), and Smart (Minuetto in A). For the endling of the whole set, we have the Hallelujah Chorus fiom 14. Selection, from Beethoven's Mass in ...::

arranged by Southard. 30

Amusements for Organ and Piano. 30

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15. Prayer, from Tancredi..arranged by Rossini. 25
..from Donizetti and Mocart. 30

These are pieces for the parlor, or for academies, gre:lt variety in Vol. 1, and that all the music is appro. 17. Larghetto........

..... from Bagioli. 30

where the two instruments are near at hand. Very priate for Church Service, .

18. Two Movements..from Adam and Spontini. 30 : pleasing combination. Vol. 2 is intended for Home Entertainment, with 19. Two Adagios..... .. Southard and Geister. 30 genial in!xic, in good taste, but not confined to the live These are selected from various sources, as choice

Most of tho above Pleces can be played of “Sacred "organ music. pieces, and are well worth examining.

either on Pipo or Reed Organs

Cathedral Voluntaries.

Cabinet Organ Treasury.

35

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10. 11.

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VOL. XXXVI. No. 22. DWIGHT'S JOURNAL OF MUSIC,

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