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The musical primer; or The first part of The art of singing

Andrew Law

The musical primer; or The first part of The art of singing

containing the rules of psalmody, newly revised and improved; : together with a number of practical lessons and plain tunes: designed expressly for the use of learners.

by Andrew Law

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Published by Printed and sold by William Law in [Cheshire, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church music,
  • Psalmody,
  • Music -- Instruction and study,
  • Singing -- Instruction and study

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Andrew Law, A.M.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 27204.
    ContributionsDoolittle, Samuel, engraver.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination16 p., 16 pages of plates
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14567367M

    This amount must not only cover getting the show to opening night but also create a financial cushion for several weeks or months until the show catches on with audiences. Art songs have been composed in many languages, and are known by several names. The most characteristic feature was that the voices, male and female respectively, doubled their parts in any octave in order to fill out the harmony; this generated a texture of close-position chords that was unknown in European traditions. After giving birth to four children, all of whom died in infancy, Mother Ann came to view sexual intercourse as evil.

    After living in Bethlehem for a time, Peter moved to Salem, where he founded the Collegium Musicum in and collected hundreds of symphonies, anthems and oratorios. He worked with local institutions to release collections of hymns and maintain his stature. Beauty, therefore, is harmony manifesting its own intrinsic nature in the world of form. At the court of Ferrara, the presence of three uniquely gifted female singers — the concerto delle donne — attracted a group of composers who wrote highly ornamented madrigals, often with instrumental accompaniment, to be performed by members of this group. Much of what was once expressed in a madrigal incould twenty years later be expressed by an aria in the new form of opera; however, the madrigal continued to live on into the 17th century, in several forms, including old-style madrigals for many voices; a solo form with instrumental accompaniment; and the concertato madrigal, of which Claudio Monteverdi was the most famous practitioner. A score by Cole Porter In the early days of the musical, what mattered most were the songs, and it was essential that they were catchy enough to amuse the audience or provide material for dancers or comedians.

    Very few madrigalists followed Gesualdo down this path of mannerism and extreme chromaticism, although composers such as Antonio CifraSigismondo d'Indiaand Domenico Mazzocchi selectively used some of his techniques. In his words, "Singing connected with movements and action is a much more ancient, and, at the same time, more complex phenomenon than is a simple song. Continuing the analogy, orange corresponds to re, yellow to mi, green to fa, blue to sol, indigo to la, and violet to si ti. Slaves brought with them work songsreligious music and dance, and a wide variety of instruments, including kalimbaxylophoneflutes and rattles.


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The musical primer; or The first part of The art of singing book

In addition, he composed several songs of note, and invented a kind of musical notation called shape note. His opera Tammany; or, The Indian Chief became controversial after its first performance.

Popular taste, being always tickled by sensuous and meretricious effects, was to be treated with deserved contempt.

The Sacred Harp in particular, supported by county and regional conventions in a number of Southern states, kept its four-shape fasola notation and a large corpus of New England psalmodyfuging tunesspiritual songs, and revival choruses in several 20th-century editions.

The solo madrigal was supplanted by the aria and solo cantata; the ensemble madrigal by the cantata and dialogue. Performers have also been the cornerstone of the musical.

Originally published in Venice, init was reprinted throughout Europe for many years after, becoming the most often reprinted madrigal book of the entire era. And again, he employed other melodies against rage and anger, and against every aberration of the soul.

Adrian Willaert and his associates at St. Common New Englanders soon developed their own traditions, which were viewed by some as degenerate and wanton. The slaves then stretched a piece of animal hide, usually raccoonover the bowl and attached four strings.

Many teachers switched from the four-shape system to a seven-shape system to keep pace with new teaching methods.

Salem has gradually become the center for Moravian musical innovation, partially due to the presence of the Moravian Music Foundation. Zoltan Kodaly Quotes "Only art of intrinsic value is suitable for children! Secular folk music[ edit ] Though it had long been supposed that the religious aversion to secular music inhibited instrumental folk music in New England, recent research by Barbara Lambert, focused on the Boston area, shows otherwise.

The most characteristic feature was that the voices, male and female respectively, doubled their parts in any octave in order to fill out the harmony; this generated a texture of close-position chords that was unknown in European traditions.

Pop songs are short and sharp because in the days of analogue recording a song could last no longer than the time it took the gramophone needle to cross the narrow gap between the edge of the record and the maker's label in the middle. Refugees came together with native sons and daughters; task masters worked with dissipated alcoholics; white producers championed black performers — and black performers turned right around and made fortunes for those producers; artists fled financial failure for the blandishments of the lucrative worlds of film and television — then fled right back to the stage; gay artists created enduring models of heterosexual romance and heterosexual artists became icons within the gay world; songwriters lost fortunes in the Depression, only to regain them by writing about the Depression itself — the list of ironies and strong compelling biography is endless, each story replete with illuminations about our culture.

This amount must not only cover getting the show to opening night but also create a financial cushion for several weeks or months until the show catches on with audiences. Above all, analogue formats remind us that in recording and listening we don't have to be passive.

In the Pythagorean concept of the music of the spheres, the interval between the earth and the sphere of the fixed stars was considered to be a diapason--the most perfect harmonic interval.

He then proceeded to prove the accuracy of his deductions by demonstrating them upon the different planes of intelligence and substance ranging from the most abstract logical premise to the most concrete geometrical solid. Perhaps the most important characteristic, however, was the call-and-response vocal style, in which a singer and the audience trade lines back-and-forth.

Among both civilized and savage peoples color has been accepted as a natural language in which to couch their religious and philosophical doctrines. Main article: Mennonite The Mennonites, followers of Menno Simonssettled in Germantown after emigrating from the German Palatinate and Switzerland between and The seven-syllable system ultimately prevailed during the 19th century in England and America.

They sold so well that Adrian Willaert made arrangements of some of these works for single voice and lute in An art song is a vocal music composition, usually written for one voice with piano accompaniment, and usually in the classical art music tradition.

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An art song is most often a musical setting of an independent poem or text, "intended for the concert repertory" "as part of a recital or other relatively formal social. Madrigal, form of vocal chamber music that originated in northern Italy during the 14th century, declined and all but disappeared in the 15th, flourished anew in the 16th, and ultimately achieved international status in the late 16th and early 17th centuries.

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