The New Music Review and Church Music Review, Volume 7, Issues 73-84

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Novello, Ewer & Company, 1908 - Church music

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Page 1 - Is it true, O Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, do not ye serve my gods, nor worship the golden image which I have set up ? Now if ye be ready that at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of music...
Page 136 - MUCH HAS been said, of late, about the necessity of maintaining a proper nationality in American Letters; but what this nationality is, or what is to be gained by it, has never been distinctly understood. That an American should confine himself to American themes, or even prefer them, is rather a political than a literary idea— and at best is a questionable point. We would do well to bear in mind that "distance lends enchantment to the view.
Page 284 - It is most chromatic and there is a slow movement entitled 'Praise for the recovery of an invalid'. Beethoven intended to allude to himself I suppose for he was very ill during the early part of this year.
Page 10 - What ! out of senseless Nothing to provoke A conscious Something to resent the yoke Of unpermitted Pleasure, under pain Of Everlasting Penalties, if broke...
Page 317 - Trust only Christ, thy Captain ; Cease not to watch and pray ; Heed not the treacherous voices • That lure thy soul astray. 3 Go forward, Christian soldier ! Nor dream of peaceful rest, Till Satan's host is vanquished And heaven is all possessed; Till Christ Himself shall call thee To lay thine armor by, And wear in endless glory The crown of victory. 4 Go forward, Christian soldier!
Page 347 - Extracts from the Journals kept by the Rev. Thomas Smith, late Pastor of the First Church of Christ in Falmouth, in the county of York, now Cumberland.
Page 317 - Go forward, Christian soldier ! Fear not the secret foe ; Far more o'er thee are watching Than human eyes can know : Trust only Christ, thy captain ; Cease not to watch and pray ; Heed not the treacherous voices That lure thy soul astray.
Page 284 - Upon what subject shall I play?" Meanwhile he was touching the instrument thus to which I answered, 'Upon that.' On which theme he played for about twenty minutes in a most extraordinary manner, sometimes very fortissimo, but full of genius.
Page 268 - ... words into a musical bar, according to their spoken accents, and has sought by the consonantal Stabreim to bring them to the feeling's understanding in an easier and more sensuous form; he will still more completely facilitate this understanding, if he takes the vowels of the accented...
Page 284 - On which theme he played for about twenty minutes in a most extraordinary manner, sometimes very fortissimo, but full of genius. When he rose at the conclusion of his playing he appeared greatly agitated. No one could be more agreeable than he was — plenty of jokes. He was in the highest of spirits. We all wrote to him by turns, but he can hear a little if you halloo quite close to his left ear. He was very severe in his observations about the Prince Regent never having noticed his present of the...

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