The National Music Of The World

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But though the materials for national music in Germany figure so incompletely in a sketch like mine, it behoves me to instance those by whom the wild spirit of old tunes has been comprehended, not merely as animating them with a force unseen, but as affording them direct types for their composi­tions. Beethoven could be as wondrously Hun­garian in his ' Dance and Chorus' from King Stephen, as he could be Russian in his finale to the A major symphony, or Eastern in his dance of the Whirling

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