Hullah's method of teaching singing

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Longmans, Green and Company, 1880 - Singing - 91 pages
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Page 48 - Violet Down in a green and shady bed A modest violet grew; Its stalk was bent, it hung its head, As if to hide from view.
Page 42 - I was not born as thousands are, Where GOD was never known ; And taught to pray a useless prayer To blocks of wood and stone.
Page xv - D b are not theoretically identical. For all practical purposes they are regarded as such, in pitch, by the greatest composers. The system of " equal temperament," on which all pianofortes and most organs are now tuned, is universally accepted, even by the most skilful and refined performers on stringed instruments, capable as these are of infinite variety of intonation. We may confidently adopt a mode of tuning, even though it be theoretically incorrect, which satisfies the ears of a Joachim or...
Page 135 - Six forms of note only are commonly used in modern music ; the semibreve, the minim, the crotchet, the quaver, the semiquaver, and the demisemiquaver...
Page 134 - And bends the gal - lant mast, my boys ! While like the ea - gle free...
Page 94 - How pleas-ant it is, at the close of the day, "No fol-lies to have to...
Page 77 - Three little girls were sitting on a rail, Sitting on a rail, Sitting on a rail; Three little girls were sitting on a rail, On a fine hot day in September. What did they talk about that fine day, That fine day, That fine day? What did they talk about that fine day, That fine hot day in September? The crows and the corn they talked about, Talked about, Talked about; But nobody knows what was said by the crows, On that fine...

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