Famous Singers of To-day and Yesterday

It has been the desire of the author to give, in a book of modest dimensions, as complete a record as possible of the “Famous Singers” from the establishment of Italian Opera down to the present day. The majority are opera singers, but in a few cases oratorio and concert singers of exceptional celebrity have been mentioned also.

To give complete biographical sketches of all singers of renown would require a work of several large volumes, and all that can be attempted here is to give a mere “bird’s-eye view” of those whose names exist as singers of international repute.

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Art of Singing and Vocal Declamation

For some time regret has been expressed that the Art of Singing is dying out. There is no reason why it should; but it will die out if the system of teaching at present generally in vogue continues. There is only one system by which anything — art, science, or profession —can be learned!

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Index to Kindergarten Songs

This index, the plan of which is similar to that of the well known Granger index to recitations, was suggested by demands from St. Louis kindergartners for the location of songs for which they were searching.

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A Practical Physiology

The author has aimed to prepare a text-book on human physiology for use in higher schools. The design of the book is to furnish a practical manual of the more important facts and principles of physiology and hygiene, which will be adapted to the needs of students in high schools, normal schools, and academies.

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For Every Music Lover

For Every Music Lover

How we can approach knowledge of music. Mistaken isolation of the art. Those who belong to the privileged class. Music, as well as religion, meant for all. Business of its ministers and teachers. Promise of the twentieth century. Fruitage of our own free soil.
American world-view. Purpose of volume.

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Breathing for Voice Production

So much has been written during recent years regarding Breathing in relation to Voice Production and General Health, it may seem superfluous to say more on the subject. But the author feels strongly that the particular method the Lateral Costal Method of breathing he advocates has not received due attention, and he therefore ventures to urge its claims to consideration.

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Cusacks Lectures on Music

THIS little book is intended for Students preparing for the examinations of the Education Department, and includes all that is required in Theory of Music, Staff Notation, by Pupil Teachers during their whole course, by Scholarship Candidates, and by Certificate Students of the First and Second Year.

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ABC of Music

ABC of Music or Progressive Lessons in the Rudiments of Music and Solfeggi by A. Panseron The Musical A B C, of […]

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French Diction for Singers and Speakers

The study of French diction may be undertaken by anyone who desires to sing in French, or to understand French when sung or spoken; or as a preparation for the study of the French language at school or college.

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Carusos Method of Voice Production : the scientific culture of the voice

By closely observing his method of singing, I saw the correct application by the master himself of the natural laws governing the mechanism of voice production, and I had the opportunity, by testing his ideas and principles, of ascertaining that they con-
formed with those I have developed in the scientific part of this book.

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Le Solfege

Ce recueil constitue la théorie nécessaire à l’étude de la Musique dans nos établissements d’instruction primaire. Les exercices gradués et variés en sont très simples et ne dépassent pas l’étendue de la voix des élèves; ils ont été étudiés dans le but de l’assouplir et de former leur oreille.

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Geraldine Farrar the Story of an American Singer

In offering these little sketches of some of the interesting events that have helped shape a career now fairly familiar to the general public, it has not been my intention to weary the indulgent reader with a lengthy dissertation of literary pretension, or tiresome data resulting from the obvious and oft-recurring “I.”

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Harmony its Theory and Practice

Most intelligent students of harmony have at times been perplexed by their inability to reconcile passages they have found in the works of the great masters with the rules given in the textbooks.

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ABC of Musical Theory

The ABC of Musical Theory by Ralph Dunstan, Mus.D. Comprising musical terms, diagrams and phrases, plus exercises based on extracts from the […]

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L'Art Du Chant 8 Vocalises à 3 voix, Op.22 by Matilde Marchesi

8 Vocalises for 3 Voices Op 22

This eBook contains a collection 8 vocalises for 3 voices written as scores for soprano voice and piano by Mathilde Marchesi who was a a German mezzo-soprano, a renowned teacher of singing, and a proponent of the bel canto vocal method.

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