Essentials in Music History

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C. Seribner's sons, 1914 - 365 pagina's
 

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Pagina 18 - Praise him with the sound of the trumpet: praise him with the psaltery and harp. Praise him with the timbrel and dance : praise him with stringed instruments and organs. Praise him upon the loud cymbals: praise him upon the high sounding cymbals. Let every thing that hath breath praise the Lord. Praise ye the Lord.
Pagina 19 - Praise Him with the sound of the trumpet: Praise Him with the psaltery and Harp: Praise Him with the timbrel and dance: Praise Him with stringed instruments and organs: Praise Him upon the loud cymbals: Praise Him upon the highsounding cymbals. Let everything that hath breath Praise the Lord. Praise ye the Lord*
Pagina 29 - ... stretched forth their hands upon the good cheer spread before them. Now when the wooers had put from them the desire of meat and drink, they minded them of other things, even of the song and dance : for these, are the crown of the feast. And a henchman placed a beauteous lyre in the hands of Phemius, who was minstrel to the wooers despite his will. Yea, and as he touched the lyre he lifted up his voice in sweet song...
Pagina 78 - Sumer is icumen in, Lhude sing cuccu ! Groweth sed, and bloweth med, And springth the wude nu, Sing cuccu ! " Awe bleteth after lomb, Lhouth after calve cu ; Bulluc sterteth, bucke verteth, Murie sing cuccu ! "Cuccu, cuccu, well singes thu, cuccu, Ne swik thu naver nu ; Sing, cuccu, nu, sing, cuccu, Sing, cuccu, sing, cuccu, nu !
Pagina 6 - however far we might descend in the order of primitive people, we should probably find no race which did not exhibit, at least, some trace of musical aptitude, and sufficient understanding to turn it to account.
Pagina 106 - Hie cum fuerit patruus meus magnus, gravissimam causam habeo, cur gentem polonicam praecipue venerer, quia excellentissimi regis Polonici Alberti et fratrum liberalitate hie meus patruus magnus ad tantum artis fastigium pervenit.
Pagina 30 - The nature of the dance was as follows: one man having laid aside his arms, sows, and drives a yoke of oxen, frequently turning to look back as if he were afraid. A robber then approaches,, and the...
Pagina 30 - A robber then approaches, and the other man, when he perceives him, snatches up his arms and runs to meet him, and fights with him in defence of his yoke of oxen ; (and the men acted all this keeping time to the pipe ;) but at last the robber, binding the other man, leads him off with his oxen.
Pagina 19 - The shophar is especially remarkable as being the only Hebrew instrument which has been preserved to the present day in the religious services of the Jews. It is still blown, as in time of old, at the Jewish New Year's festival, according to the command of Moses.
Pagina 207 - In the great period of numismatic furore for ancient coins, which was at its height from the middle of the seventeenth to the middle of the eighteenth century...

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