Lily Of The West
"Lily of the West is an Irish folk poem. Some say it is a metaphor for the Irish life after emigrating to America." .
By: Aubertine Woodward Moore (1841-1929)
For Every Music Lover
A series of essays for music lovers, covering many topics. From music appreciation, to violin and symphony, music education, to piano and, in fact, the very origins of music, there is sure to be something for everyone.
Selections from The Army and Navy Hymnal, Volume 1
This collection was a joint effort by the chaplains of the US Army and the Navy to meet the needs of divine services conducted in the Army and Navy, and for, in the compilers' words, "the upbuilding up patriotic citizenship." These 20 hymns from the book were selected by the singers. "Fairest Lord Jesus" sung by Kimberly Krause and TriciaG "Safe in the Arms of Jesus" sung by by Dulcimergirl and Kimberly Krause
Selections from The Army and Navy Hymnal, Volume 2
This collection was a joint effort by the chaplains of the US Army and the Navy to meet the needs of divine services conducted in the Army and Navy, and for, in the compilers' words, "the upbuilding of patriotic citizenship." These 20 hymns from the book were selected by the singers.
By: Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965)
J.S. Bach, Volume 1
An analysis of Johann Sebastian Bach's life and musical compositions, and of the artistic, philosophical, and religious world in which he acted. (Introduction by Kathleen Norland)
By: Alfred Moffat (1866-1950)
Our Old Nursery Rhymes
If you love and cherish old English nursery rhymes and have fond memories of your early childhood years, Our Old Nursery Rhymes by Alfred Moffat published in 1911 is indeed the little book for you! Or as a parent, if you'd like your own children to share the magic, this book provides them all. One of the most appealing aspects of this charming book is that the rhymes are all set to music and if you're musically inclined, you can certainly keep yourself and your children entertained by playing these pretty tunes...
By: Alice C. (Alice Cunningham) Fletcher (1838-1923)
|Indian Games and Dances with Native Songs|
By: Amy Fay (1844-1928)
|Music-Study in Germany from the Home Correspondence of Amy Fay|
By: Andrew Lang (1844-1912)
|A Collection of Ballads|
By: Aristotle (384-322 BC)
Aristotle’s Poetics from the 4th century B.C. aims to give a short study of storytelling. It discusses things like unity of plot, reversal of situation, and character in the context of Greek tragedy, comedy and epic poetry. But it still applies today. It is especially popular with screenwriters as seen in many script gurus’ how-to books.
By: Arnold Kennedy (1853-1938)
Merry Clappum Junction
This is a jolly little book about a little boy, a dog, a train and a house. But not an ordinary train, oh no, and not an ordinary house either! And there are songs, too. The Preface is short, dull and only for the grown-ups.
By: Arthur Elson (1873-1940)
|Woman's Work in Music|
By: Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
|On the Execution of Music, and Principally of Ancient Music|
By: Carl Van Vechten (1880-1964)
By: Charles Annesley
|The Standard Operaglass Detailed Plots of One Hundred and Fifty-one Celebrated Operas|
By: Charles Ives (1874-1954)
|Essays Before a Sonata|
By: Charles Klein (1867-1915)
|The Music Master Novelized from the Play|
By: Charles Rogers (1825-1890)
Modern Scottish Minstrel
Subtitled "Songs of Scotland of the Past Half-Century, with Memoirs of the Poets, and Sketches and Specimens in English Verse of the Most Celebrated Modern Gaelic Bards."
By: Christopher Wilson (1874-1919)
Shakespeare and Music
Shakespeare's plays are full of music: love songs, comic ditties, serious ballads, and songs for witches and spirits. Over the centuries musicians and composers have also created musical adaptations based on Shakespeare's plays. Composer Christopher Wilson's Shakespeare and Music (1922) documents the musical history of each play across various genres, including opera and incidental music.
By: D. A. (David Alva) Clippinger (1860-1938)
|The Head Voice and Other Problems Practical Talks on Singing|
By: David C. (David Clark) Taylor (1871-1918)
|The Psychology of Singing A Rational Method of Voice Culture Based on a Scientific Analysis of All Systems, Ancient and Modern|
By: Edmund S. (Edmund Simon) Lorenz (1854-1942)
|The Otterbein Hymnal For Use in Public and Social Worship|
By: Edward Baxter Perry (1855-1924)
Descriptive Analyses of Piano Works
A look at the poetic motivations behind certain piano works. An understanding of these pieces on purely poetic grounds, with little insight into the technical or objective side of the music. How to understand the pieces in terms of an assumed poetical meaning for performer and listener.
By: Edward Bellasis (1852-1922)
|Cardinal Newman as a Musician|
By: Edward MacDowell (1860-1908)
|Critical and Historical Essays Lectures delivered at Columbia University|
By: Edward Marshall (1870-1933)
|The Old Flute-Player A Romance of To-day|
By: Edward W. (Edward Woodall) Naylor (1867-1934)
|Shakespeare and Music With Illustrations from the Music of the 16th and 17th centuries|
By: Edwin Mims
|A Biography of Sidney Lanier|
By: Ellye Howell Glover (1868-)
|How the Piano Came to Be|
By: Émile Jaques-Dalcroze (1865-1950)
|The Eurhythmics of Jaques-Dalcroze|
By: Enrico Caruso (1873-1921)
|Caruso and Tetrazzini on the Art of Singing|