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Music from the East.
The effect to be gained by interminable repeti­tion can hardly be better studied than in these East Indian melodies. There is little analogous in the national music of the North, even taking in the bagpipe tunes. One more illustration of a clearly-marked characteristic may be found in the following handful of notes, which at once accompanied and incited the dancing-girls—obviously, practitioners of an inferior class-who some years ago exhibited in London :
Something not unlike this aggravating dance till

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