Give a Rouse

A. Davidson Arnott
1894 The Musical Times and Singing Class Circular  
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more » ... 30I. [Novello, Ewer and Co.] LHeugel et Cie.] IN the present instalment of a series which has evidently MENDELSSOHN, Schumann, and Chopin wrote sonatas met a distinct want, owing to the multiplication of ladies' but evidently found pieces of short compass far more to choirs, will be found some admirable pieces quite worth the their liking, and later composers have followed closely in attention of well-trained singers. The first, " Hymn to their footsteps we need only mention Heller Kirchner Nature," by L. Streabbog, the English version of the Brahms, and Grieg. Since Beethoven, interesting sonatas French words of E. Carolus being from the pen of Miss G. have doubtless been written, but none of an epoch-E. Troutbeck, is a very bright and breezy piece, with making character-it may be said generally, that fugue intervening soli for soprano or mezzo-soprano. The next ended with Bach and the sonata with Beethoven. Among is a setting of the familiar nursery rhyme ' Dickory, modern pieces for the pianoforte, these 4' Poemes Syl-DickoryDock,"by H. W. Schartau, in tuneful6 8measure, vestres " deserve honourable mention. The music is the phrases being for the most part required to be sung interesting, and shows skill, feeling, and refinement staccato. No. 298 is a selection that should be taken up Stephen Heller has exercised his sway over the composer, by all ladies' choirs capable of rendering it justice. This who, however, is not insensible to other and later influences. is the singularly clever and eSective chorus of witches, And not only is the music attractive but it is exceedingly " Whither away," from Professor Stanford's cantata "The grateful to the performer. " L'Ailee solitaire," " Les Voyage of Maeldune." It is by no means easy, but it will myrtilles," " Les bucherons," " Le banc de mousse," " La repay the trouble of study. Two solo voices are required and source enchantee," and " Danse rustique " are the titles of three-part chorus. " Summer," by Hamilton Clarke, has the various numbers of the collection, and all possess accompaniments for castanets, triangle, and tambourine, but points of interest. these are ad lib. rather than obbligato. It is one of Mr. Hamilton Clarke's happiest eForts, singularly melodious Six Pieces for Violist czad Ptcz110forte. By J. D. Davies. and graceful, being written in waltz rhythm. The same (Op. 2I.) [Novello, Ewer and Co.] composer's " To the Woods " has similar accompaniments and is equally tuneful and piquant, but is more in the THE first plece 1S a Polonalse of cIearly marked character of a bolero. These two compos,itions cannot character and stately rhythm. To the bright first section fail to meet with favour alike from performers and audience ln. G maJor ls opposed a Xlesto mosso in C minor opening rhe last on the list for the present is Beethoven's ;; Noble wlth an expressive theme; the triplet with the augmented be thy life " (' Edel sei der Mensch, hulfreich und gut") second gives to it a weird effect. The return to the the original words by Goethe having been skilfully trans-prlnclpal key is adroitly managed The Barcarolle (No. 2) lated by the Rev-J-Troutbeck. This is for six voices, and 1S. smooth and pleasing. The accompaniment for the should be sung unaccompanied if possible. planoforte is effective, the harmonies are interesting, and the writinz is grateful to the olaver. The coda is neat and Octavo Edition of Trios, Sc.,for Femclle Voices. Nos. Poemes Sylvest7tes. Pour Piano. Par Theodore Dubois 296 30I. [Novello, Ewer and Co.] LHeugel et Cie.] IN the present instalment of a series which has evidently MENDELSSOHN, Schumann, and Chopin wrote sonatas met a distinct want, owing to the multiplication of ladies' but evidently found pieces of short compass far more to choirs, will be found some admirable pieces quite worth the their liking, and later composers have followed closely in attention of well-trained singers. The first, " Hymn to their footsteps we need only mention Heller Kirchner Nature," by L. Streabbog, the English version of the Brahms, and Grieg. Since Beethoven, interesting sonatas French words of E. Carolus being from the pen of Miss G. have doubtless been written, but none of an epoch-E. Troutbeck, is a very bright and breezy piece, with making character-it may be said generally, that fugue intervening soli for soprano or mezzo-soprano. The next ended with Bach and the sonata with Beethoven. Among is a setting of the familiar nursery rhyme ' Dickory, modern pieces for the pianoforte, these 4' Poemes Syl-DickoryDock,"by H. W. Schartau, in tuneful6 8measure, vestres " deserve honourable mention. The music is the phrases being for the most part required to be sung interesting, and shows skill, feeling, and refinement staccato. No. 298 is a selection that should be taken up Stephen Heller has exercised his sway over the composer, by all ladies' choirs capable of rendering it justice. This who, however, is not insensible to other and later influences. is the singularly clever and eSective chorus of witches, And not only is the music attractive but it is exceedingly " Whither away," from Professor Stanford's cantata "The grateful to the performer. " L'Ailee solitaire," " Les Voyage of Maeldune." It is by no means easy, but it will myrtilles," " Les bucherons," " Le banc de mousse," " La repay the trouble of study. Two solo voices are required and source enchantee," and " Danse rustique " are the titles of three-part chorus. " Summer," by Hamilton Clarke, has the various numbers of the collection, and all possess accompaniments for castanets, triangle, and tambourine, but points of interest. these are ad lib. rather than obbligato. It is one of Mr. Hamilton Clarke's happiest eForts, singularly melodious Six Pieces for Violist czad Ptcz110forte. By J. D. Davies. and graceful, being written in waltz rhythm. The same (Op. 2I.) [Novello, Ewer and Co.] composer's " To the Woods " has similar accompaniments and is equally tuneful and piquant, but is more in the THE first plece 1S a Polonalse of cIearly marked character of a bolero. These two compos,itions cannot character and stately rhythm. To the bright first section fail to meet with favour alike from performers and audience ln. G maJor ls opposed a Xlesto mosso in C minor opening rhe last on the list for the present is Beethoven's ;; Noble wlth an expressive theme; the triplet with the augmented be thy life " (' Edel sei der Mensch, hulfreich und gut") second gives to it a weird effect. The return to the the original words by Goethe having been skilfully trans-prlnclpal key is adroitly managed The Barcarolle (No. 2) lated by the Rev-J-Troutbeck. This is for six voices, and 1S. smooth and pleasing. The accompaniment for the should be sung unaccompanied if possible. planoforte is effective, the harmonies are interesting, and the writinz is grateful to the olaver. The coda is neat and Octavo Edition of Trios, Sc.,for Femclle Voices. Nos. Poemes Sylvest7tes. Pour Piano. Par Theodore Dubois 296 30I. [Novello, Ewer and Co.] LHeugel et Cie.] IN the present instalment of a series which has evidently MENDELSSOHN, Schumann, and Chopin wrote sonatas met a distinct want, owing to the multiplication of ladies' but evidently found pieces of short compass far more to choirs, will be found some admirable pieces quite worth the their liking, and later composers have followed closely in attention of well-trained singers. The first, " Hymn to their footsteps we need only mention Heller Kirchner Nature," by L. Streabbog, the English version of the Brahms, and Grieg. Since Beethoven, interesting sonatas French words of E. Carolus being from the pen of Miss G. have doubtless been written, but none of an epoch-E. Troutbeck, is a very bright and breezy piece, with making character-it may be said generally, that fugue intervening soli for soprano or mezzo-soprano. The next ended with Bach and the sonata with Beethoven. Among is a setting of the familiar nursery rhyme ' Dickory, modern pieces for the pianoforte, these 4' Poemes Syl-DickoryDock,"by H. W. Schartau, in tuneful6 8measure, vestres " deserve honourable mention. The music is the phrases being for the most part required to be sung interesting, and shows skill, feeling, and refinement staccato. No. 298 is a selection that should be taken up Stephen Heller has exercised his sway over the composer, by all ladies' choirs capable of rendering it justice. This who, however, is not insensible to other and later influences. is the singularly clever and eSective chorus of witches, And not only is the music attractive but it is exceedingly " Whither away," from Professor Stanford's cantata "The grateful to the performer. " L'Ailee solitaire," " Les Voyage of Maeldune." It is by no means easy, but it will myrtilles," " Les bucherons," " Le banc de mousse," " La repay the trouble of study. Two solo voices are required and source enchantee," and " Danse rustique " are the titles of three-part chorus. " Summer," by Hamilton Clarke, has the various numbers of the collection, and all possess accompaniments for castanets, triangle, and tambourine, but points of interest. these are ad lib. rather than obbligato. It is one of Mr. Hamilton Clarke's happiest eForts, singularly melodious Six Pieces for Violist czad Ptcz110forte. By J. D. Davies. and graceful, being written in waltz rhythm. The same (Op. 2I.) [Novello, Ewer and Co.] composer's " To the Woods " has similar accompaniments and is equally tuneful and piquant, but is more in the THE first plece 1S a Polonalse of cIearly marked character of a bolero. These two compos,itions cannot character and stately rhythm. To the bright first section fail to meet with favour alike from performers and audience ln. G maJor ls opposed a Xlesto mosso in C minor opening rhe last on the list for the present is Beethoven's ;; Noble wlth an expressive theme; the triplet with the augmented be thy life " (' Edel sei der Mensch, hulfreich und gut") second gives to it a weird effect. The return to the the original words by Goethe having been skilfully trans-prlnclpal key is adroitly managed The Barcarolle (No. 2) lated by the Rev-J-Troutbeck. This is for six voices, and 1S. smooth and pleasing. The accompaniment for the should be sung unaccompanied if possible. planoforte is effective, the harmonies are interesting, and the writinz is grateful to the olaver. The coda is neat and
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