The National Music Of The World

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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.







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