As I waited for her, I took up the 'Prospectus,' and it was enough,--'music, dancing, drawing, needlework, and English' were the prominent features, and the pupils were children.
186.--Musicians accompanying the Dancing.--Fac-simile of a Wood Engraving in the "Orchesographie" of Thoinot Arbeau (Jehan Tabourot): 4to (Langres, 1588).
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An hibernian musician, who, like myself, was present for the first time at this concert of antimusic, exclaimed, "By Jasus but they stop out of tune to a nicety!"
The darkness of the Middle Ages reached its midnight, and slowly the dawn arose,--musical with the chirping of innumerable trouveres and minnesingers.
These old fashioned people would level our psalmody," &c.--Music of Nature, p. 292.
Or it is, 'The study of Music requires it'--'Music requires it'; but do not these predilections for bells and drums require it?"
III.--Music a remedy.
In their entertainments nothing was omitted by the Egyptians which would produce festivity,--music, songs, dancing, and games of chance.
Presently it came again, the sound,--a very peculiar sound the like of which Bellew had never heard before, which, as he listened, gradually evolved itself into a kind of monotonous chant, intoned by a voice deep, and harsh, yet withal, not unmusical.
You do not know and--that makes the moment--(music has begun--a phonograph downstairs; they do not heed it) Just as I would cut my wrists--(holding them out) Yes, perhaps this lesser thing will tell it--would cut my wrists and let the blood flow out till all is gone if my last drop would make--would make--(looking at them fascinated) I want to see it doing that!
Coming to Art's two highest spheres,--music of sound and music of speech,--we find that Beethoven and Mozart, and Milton and Shakespeare, have written.
Quel est votre metier?--Musicien, monsieur le docteur."
It might not be wholly fanciful to call music a sort of middle term between the two other arts.
Illustration: Maria Mitchell MARIA MITCHELL LIFE, LETTERS, AND JOURNALS Compiled By PHEBE MITCHELL KENDALL Illustrated 1896 CONTENTS CHAPTER I The parents--Home life--Education, teachers, books--Astronomical instruments--Solar eclipse of 1831--Teaching--Appointment as librarian of Nantucket Atheneum--Friendships for young people--Extracts from diary, 1855--Music--The piano--Society--Story-telling--Housework--Extract from diary, 1854 CHAPTER II "Sweeping" the heavens--Discovery of the comet, 1847--Frederick VI.
"--Music of Nature, p. 283. "
Come, your answer in broken music- for thy voice is music and thy English broken; therefore, Queen of all, Katherine, break thy mind to me in broken English, wilt thou have me?
You say you're going to write great music-- I chose that first: it's unfair.
Nihil hine magis animos conciliat quam musica, pulchrae, aedes, &c. 4479.
At his father's country home in Horton he gave himself up for six years to solitary reading and study, roaming over the wide fields of Greek, Latin, Hebrew, Spanish, French, Italian, and English literatures, and studying hard at mathematics, science, theology, and music,--a curious combination.
quale talento per la musica!-Cappari!
For at his and Psyche's wedding, the gods being present to grace the feast, Ganymede filled nectar in abundance (as Apuleius describes it), Vulcan was the cook, the Hours made all fine with roses and flowers, Apollo played on the harp, the Muses sang to it, sed suavi Musicae super ingressa Venus saltavit, but his mother Venus danced to his and their sweet content.
It was she who first suggested Dryads street for a short cut and at Triton Walk was first to hear, on before, the music,--ah, those horn-bursting Dutchmen!
After a very pleasant musical evening the company separated for the night, and the Duke, passing into his own bedchamber, invited his wife to enter with him.
The quaggy banks, now darkening, slid more rapidly astern; while the steersman and his mates in the high bow invoked the wind with alternate chant, plaintive, mysterious, and half musical:-- "Ay-ly-chy-ly Ah-ha-aah!"
Introduction a la paleographie musicale gregorienne.
He was traveling in Hungary for his health, or rather, for his wife's, and he came to one of the Countess's musicales.
Its depth, and rapt passion and sincerity, makes it musical;--go deep enough, there is music everywhere.
Three minute plays: Innocentia, Musicalia, Immoralia.
I do assure ye not, sir, not yet, nor yet, my deepe, and studious friend; not yet, musicall Clarence.
"We went out arter tea and bought the engagement-ring, and then she got somebody to mind the shop and we went to the Pagoda music-'all."
His footsteps were surrounded with white fluttering skirts, veils that waved like colored clouds, laughter and trills, Spanish chatter that appeared set to music:--all the frolicsome jargon of a cage of tropical birds.
It seemed ages to me; but at last I 'eard footsteps and voices, and Bob and the cook and the other two chaps wot we 'ad met at the music'all came along and stood grinning in at the window.
"Music-'alls ain't so bad as some people try to make out," ses Sam.
He kissed her, and they ran off together hand in hand; looking like cherubs, and laughing musically.
The scent of the delicate jasmine perfumed the air, while the pensive strains of some fair one, soft and clear as the tones of a wind-harp, was borne on the stillness of evening to the ear of the lovely Sea-flower, who, reclining upon the bosom of her father, her sunny tresses mingling with the silvery locks, which told that he had seen many winters, whispered in words low and musical,--"My angel mother,--I can feel her presence near; she has breathed this blissful air; can it be more heavenly there?"
It includes constructiveness in story, character-drawing, picturesqueness, musicalness, naturalness,--in fine, whatever art may combine with poetry or the soul of poetry admit in art.
As sure as I'm standing here before you, I've seen Mrs. Harmon B. Driscoll of Fifth Avenue laying in her pink velvet bed with Honiton lace sheets on it, and crying her eyes out because she couldn't get asked to one of Mrs. Paul Marvell's musicals.
To this definition, Worcester prefixes the following: "The consonance of measure and time in poetry, prose composition, and music;--also in dancing.
Observe too how all passionate language does of itself become musical,--with a finer music than the mere accent; the speech of a man even in zealous anger becomes a chant, a song.
Amatori, cujus est pro impotentia mens amota, opus est ut paulatim animus velut a peregrinatione domum revocetur per musicam, convivia, &c. Per aucupium, fabulas, et festivas narrationes, laborem usque ad sudorem, &c. 5627.
CHAUCER says: The throstle-cock sings so sweet a tone that Tubal himself, the first musican, could not equal it.--The Court of Love.
The youth of the other aspect is commonly slender,--his face is smooth, and apt to be pallid,--his features are regular and of a certain delicacy,--his eye is bright and quick,--his lips play over the thought he utters as a pianist's fingers dance over their music,--and his whole air, though it may be timid, and even awkward, has nothing clownish.
Aunque el joven se sentia dispuesto a ver en cuanto le rodeaba algo de sobrenatural y maravilloso, la verdad del caso era, que prescindiendo de la momentanea alucinacion que turbo un instante sus sentidos fingiendole musicas, rumores y palabras, ni en la forma de las corzas ni en sus movimientos, ni en los cortos bramidos con que parecian llamarse, habia nada con que no debiese estar ya muy familiarizado un cazador practico en esta clase de expediciones nocturnas.
There may be a few persons born absolutely without the power of courage, as without the susceptibility to music,--but very few; and, no doubt, the elements of daring, like those of musical perception, can be developed in almost all.
"Says Paddy, 'There's few play This music,--can you play?'-- Says I, 'I don't know, for I never did try.'"
Now--all the thoughts she wakens in the heart Are glorious Music!--divine Poesy!-- Now--all the dreams on Fancy's eyes that start, She will disown not, wayward though they be.
Et vana inflatus opinione, incredibilia ac ridenda quaedam Musices praecepta commentaretur, &c. 2174.
His parents were of a noble but impoverished Florentine family; and his father, who was a man of some learning,--a writer on the science of music,--gave him the best education he could afford.
The conclusion of your "Religious Musicgs," I fear, will entitle you to the reproof of your beloved woman, who wisely will not suffer your fancy to run riot, but bids you walk humbly with your God.