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CONTENTS OF MUSIC FROM THE NORTH.
A Domain Largely Pervaded by the Fantastic Element
Some General Considerations- Vigour of the Song Melody of the North Russia- Double-bass Voices Sacred Music Players on the Horn-bands Melodious Voices Sweden An Eminently Musical People Dancing Measures Polska
A Fiddle—On Decoration in Music—Herdsmen's Songs of Norway Mountain Tunes Poland Early Beginnings —An Ancient Hymn Tune and Polish Canticle An Old Christmas Tune—Chopin Musical Instruments and Musical Schools in Poland Number of Executants The National Music of Bohemia- Distinctness and Originality —Military Bands and Dance Orchestras The Harp and Organ—Austrian Waltzes The Northerns bred Waltzers— German Music Mozart, Beethoven, Spohr, Weber—Characteristics—Sebastian Bach The German lianguage a Drawback to their Song Writing -On Voices—Luther's Psalm Book—Growth of Part-songs -Weber a Distinctive National Composer—Theodore Korner.