Allegro ma non troppo. Six Miniatures. For the Organ

Oscar Wagner
1883 The Musical Times and Singing Class Circular  
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more » ... 82 682 682 682 682 Allegrv StAnOWI tYOppO. SiX Mi-stitzlres. For the OraailB By Oscar Wagner. [Novello, Ewer and Co.] SINIPTICITY is one characteristic of Herr \Vaaner's pieces, and another is a certain dryness and monotony of style, or rather, a want of melodic interest which, in default of scientific treatment, is necessary for effect. One or two of the " Miniatures " (which are pieces of moderate length, not fravmentary trifles) are tolerably pleasing-but sve should be glad to know the composer's authority for concIuding a Postlude in E minor, nvith a fff cadence ir the dominant key. Te Dalz*l Latzlbzw7z1fs itl D. By T. Tallis Trimnell. [Novello, Ewer and Co. THE title page description of this as a Festival settina of the " Te Deum " might easily mislead organists and choirmasters. In parish choirs, where only chants are used oll ordinary occasions, the term miCht apply, but not in those places where a full choral service is the rule and not the exception. The voices move either in unison or in simple four-part harmony, and the accompaniment rarely takes an independent course. In its way Mr. Trimnell's setting is one of the best we have met svith for sonze time. It is at once melodious, dianified, and musicianlike, and may therefore be heartily recommended. Allegrv StAnOWI tYOppO. SiX Mi-stitzlres. For the OraailB By Oscar Wagner. [Novello, Ewer and Co.] SINIPTICITY is one characteristic of Herr \Vaaner's pieces, and another is a certain dryness and monotony of style, or rather, a want of melodic interest which, in default of scientific treatment, is necessary for effect. One or two of the " Miniatures " (which are pieces of moderate length, not fravmentary trifles) are tolerably pleasing-but sve should be glad to know the composer's authority for concIuding a Postlude in E minor, nvith a fff cadence ir the dominant key. Te Dalz*l Latzlbzw7z1fs itl D. By T. Tallis Trimnell. [Novello, Ewer and Co. THE title page description of this as a Festival settina of the " Te Deum " might easily mislead organists and choirmasters. In parish choirs, where only chants are used oll ordinary occasions, the term miCht apply, but not in those places where a full choral service is the rule and not the exception. The voices move either in unison or in simple four-part harmony, and the accompaniment rarely takes an independent course. In its way Mr. Trimnell's setting is one of the best we have met svith for sonze time. It is at once melodious, dianified, and musicianlike, and may therefore be heartily recommended. _ _ _ _ Allegrv StAnOWI tYOppO. SiX Mi-stitzlres. For the OraailB By Oscar Wagner. [Novello, Ewer and Co.] SINIPTICITY is one characteristic of Herr \Vaaner's pieces, and another is a certain dryness and monotony of style, or rather, a want of melodic interest which, in default of scientific treatment, is necessary for effect. One or two of the " Miniatures " (which are pieces of moderate length, not fravmentary trifles) are tolerably pleasing-but sve should be glad to know the composer's authority for concIuding a Postlude in E minor, nvith a fff cadence ir the dominant key. Te Dalz*l Latzlbzw7z1fs itl D. By T. Tallis Trimnell. [Novello, Ewer and Co. THE title page description of this as a Festival settina of the " Te Deum " might easily mislead organists and choirmasters. In parish choirs, where only chants are used oll ordinary occasions, the term miCht apply, but not in those places where a full choral service is the rule and not the exception. The voices move either in unison or in simple four-part harmony, and the accompaniment rarely takes an independent course. In its way Mr. Trimnell's setting is one of the best we have met svith for sonze time. It is at once melodious, dianified, and musicianlike, and may therefore be heartily recommended. _ _ _ _ Allegrv StAnOWI tYOppO. SiX Mi-stitzlres. For the OraailB By Oscar Wagner. [Novello, Ewer and Co.] SINIPTICITY is one characteristic of Herr \Vaaner's pieces, and another is a certain dryness and monotony of style, or rather, a want of melodic interest which, in default of scientific treatment, is necessary for effect. One or two of the " Miniatures " (which are pieces of moderate length, not fravmentary trifles) are tolerably pleasing-but sve should be glad to know the composer's authority for concIuding a Postlude in E minor, nvith a fff cadence ir the dominant key. Te Dalz*l Latzlbzw7z1fs itl D. By T. Tallis Trimnell. [Novello, Ewer and Co. THE title page description of this as a Festival settina of the " Te Deum " might easily mislead organists and choirmasters. In parish choirs, where only chants are used oll ordinary occasions, the term miCht apply, but not in those places where a full choral service is the rule and not the exception. The voices move either in unison or in simple four-part harmony, and the accompaniment rarely takes an independent course. In its way Mr. Trimnell's setting is one of the best we have met svith for sonze time. It is at once melodious, dianified, and musicianlike, and may therefore be heartily recommended. _ _ _ _ Allegrv StAnOWI tYOppO. SiX Mi-stitzlres. For the OraailB By Oscar Wagner. [Novello, Ewer and Co.] SINIPTICITY is one characteristic of Herr \Vaaner's pieces, and another is a certain dryness and monotony of style, or rather, a want of melodic interest which, in default of scientific treatment, is necessary for effect. One or two of the " Miniatures " (which are pieces of moderate length, not fravmentary trifles) are tolerably pleasing-but sve should be glad to know the composer's authority for concIuding a Postlude in E minor, nvith a fff cadence ir the dominant key.
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