By John Stainer (editor), William Barrett (editor)
This illustrated dictionary, written via the prolific Victorian composer Sir John Stainer (1840-1901) - most sensible remembered at the present time for his oratorio The Crucifixion - and W. A. Barrett, used to be first released by way of Novello in 1876. It presents definitions for 'the leader musical phrases met with in clinical, theoretical, and sensible treatises, and within the extra universal annotated programmes and newspaper criticisms', starting from brief factors of the Italian phrases for tempi, via descriptions of historical tools to expansive articles on such subject matters as acoustics, copyright, hymn tunes, the larynx and temperament. That it accordingly ran to numerous additional variations means that it supplied welcome assistance for the concert-going public within the 19th century.
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Vates. ] (^'-M (i) At pleasure. ) ) strictly in time, ad libitum. (2) The introduction of a cadenza. ) Steadiness,self-possession. ) More and more. By degrees. Applied to the increase of time or expression. ) A little slower. ) Somewhat faster. Apollo-lyra. ] Apollonicon. An organ, invented in 1800 by John Henry Voller, of Hesse Darmstadt, and manufactured in London by Messrs. Flight and Robson in 1828; it consisted of about 1900 pipes, with six sets of keys, so that half a dozen performers might play simultaneously.
J For four soloists. ) For four voices in harmony. ) Will, pleasure, a suo arbitrio, at his pleasure. ) With the bow, as opposed to pizzicato, plucked with the finger. Coll' arco is a direction to the same effect. SOL - ve pol - lu - ti LA - bi - i re - a - turn. Arched viall. D. 1664, and thus described by Pepys in his Diary, under the date October 5th, in that Sane - te Jo - an -nes. year: " To the Musique meeting at the From the system of over-lapping HexaPost Office, where I was once before.
D. 1664, and thus described by Pepys in his Diary, under the date October 5th, in that Sane - te Jo - an -nes. year: " To the Musique meeting at the From the system of over-lapping HexaPost Office, where I was once before. And chords, arise the compound names of notes thither anon came all the Gresham College, such as E-la-mi, A-la-mi-re, &c, which are and a great deal of noble company; and the explained under Notation. (33 ) ARGHOO1 -ARIA FUGATA. Arghool. A simply constructed wind instrument, now used in Egypt.