The National Music Of The World

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Leading Characteristics which have been the Least Dwelt on by Previous Historians and Students Italy Christian Assimilation of Pagan Arts Music the Laggard in Evolu­tion Nobles of Italy and Musical Traditions Patronage of Music Italy's Lack of Great Composers outside Opera
Scantiness of Imagination The Enervating Influences of the Southerners Folk-songs—Descriptive Music The Sici­lies Monteverde's " Orfeo" The Bagpipe On Handel, J. S. Bach, Beethoven and Rossini's Borrowing of Sicilian National Airs Sacred Lands and Secular Madrigals—Gas-toldi -Bay of Naples and the Lagoons of Venice The Tar­antella Street Ditties—Triple Rhythm an Italian Charac­teristic Fiance General Characteristics—A Nation of Song-writers Vocal Peculiarities Un nolo Francese Ha mean, Boieldieu, Herold, Anber and Halevy Musette or Drone Bass—Dance and Dancing—Bonne, Binule, Bonde, Gavotte, etc.—Comic Opera Music of France Ditties of Wine and War, of Political Satire or Popular Tumult Rouget de Lisle On the Origin of "La Marseil­laise "—French Claim to our National Anthem.

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