The American History and Encyclopedia of Music ..., المجلد 2

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I. Squire, 1908

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الصفحة 182 - Music and Poetry have ever been acknowledged Sisters, which walking hand in hand support each other; as Poetry is the harmony of Words, so Music is that of Notes : and as Poetry is a rise above Prose and Oratory, so is Music the exaltation of Poetry. Both of them may excel apart, but sure they are most excellent when they are joined, because nothing is then wanting to either of their perfections : for thus they appear like wit and beauty in the same person.
الصفحة 499 - Transalpina; Madrigales translated of foure, five and sixe parts, chosen out of divers excellent Authors, with the first and second part of La Verginella, made by Maister Byrd, upon two stanz's of Ariosto, and brought to speak English with the rest.
الصفحة 348 - Sept. 27, 1889, he was made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor by the French government.
الصفحة 181 - The Address of the Children of the Chapel Royal to the King, and their Master, Captain Cooke, on his Majesties Birthday, AD 1670, composed by Master Purcell, one of the Children of the said ChapeL...
الصفحة 69 - The First Booke of Ayres, or little short Songs to sing and play to the Lute, with the base Viole.
الصفحة 397 - Secretary to the Board of Trustees for the Encouragement of Arts and Manufactures in Scotland.
الصفحة 395 - Professor of the violin at the Royal Academy of Music and the Guildhall School of Music, where his lessons are much sought after.
الصفحة 421 - Rossini is said to have spoken of her as possessing ' the ardour of the South, the energy of the North, brazen lungs, a silver voice, and a golden talent.
الصفحة 413 - ... through all the rest of his life his mental temper, never bright, was shadowed with a pathological gloom. He left the Conservatory suddenly, and was abroad a year. He wrote one of his friends, "On the whole, I am robust; but as regards my soul, there is a wound there that will never heal. I think I am homme fini . . . Something is broken in me; my wings are cut and I shall never fly very high again.
الصفحة 269 - I have found part of his property among the stolen goods of all the best composers of the first forty or fifty years of the present [eighteenth] century. 'Cantata' in the eighteenth century commonly indicated an extended work for only one or two singers.

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