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CONTENTS OF
MUSIC FROM THE EAST.
The East the Cradle of Civilisation— Carl Engel's Studies —Instrumental before Vocal—Harp and Lyre—National Melody Derived from Dance—The Chant—Primitive Origins of Song—Specimen of a Priest's Song—Chants as Distinguished from Melodies—The Tune " Malbrouk "— Monotony and Coarseness of Oriental Singing—Hindu Music —East Indian Music—Chinese Music—Some Examples of Turkish Music—The Hebrews—The Remote Antiquity of their Tunes—The Collections of Aquilar and de Sola— Some Specimens—Indebtedness of Christians to the Hebrews for Melodies—Mendelssohn and Meyerbeer—The Gipsies—Their Tunes and Melodies—Peculiarities the World Over—Use of the Violin—Abbe Liszt's "Music of the Bohemians"—The Cymbals and their Use—Spain—The Progress of all the Arts Save Music—Dearth of Composers—Morales—The Garcia Family—Rames de Pareja—Salinas, the Blind Musi­cian—Some Specimens of Spanish Music—The Stage and Music—The Guitar as a National Instrument—Some Cuban Folk-songs—Dance Music—CastanetSaraband, Fandango and Bolero—The Traces of Eastern Music in the National Music of Spain.....................14
CONTENTS OF
MUSIC FROM THE SOUTH.
Leading Characteristics which have been the Least Dwelt on by Previous Historians and Students—Italy—Christian Assimilation of Pagan Arts—Music the Laggard in Evolu-







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