The National Music Of The World

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Contents.                                 i x
CONTENTS OF
MUSIC FROM THE WEST.
Great Britain Wealth of National Melody-Bunting, Jones, Gow, Chappell Wales Remarkable Grandeur and Pathos -Primitive Characteristics Regular Sequence and Perfect Rhythm- Welsh Harp Some Ancient Tunes No National Dance — Handel's Borrowings — Ireland — Some Irish Harps and Harp Tunes—Mourning Music—Irish Musical Terms—An Anecdote—The Bagpipe and some Tunes—Rhymsters—Peculiarities of Singers Scotland— Universality of Scotch Airs—Rizzio, the Harper—Bagpipe a Characteristic—Some Airs—The Snap - Dances- England— Lack of Distinctive Style—The Hornpipe—Art of Music in Advance of that of Painting Shakespeare's Songs —The
.Macbeth" Music—Arne—Bishop—The Glee—Stevens and Horsley—The Catch—A People who can Read at Sight—On Voices—America—Little than can be called their own... 184
List of Musical Examples ...          ........... xi
General Index.....................237







E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III