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Music In Texas

Lota M. Spell

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ISBN 10: 1443726184 / ISBN 13: 9781443726184
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Hardcover. 180 pages. Dimensions: 8.6in. x 5.7in. x 0.8in.MUSIC IN TEXAS- A SURVEY OF ONE ASPECT OF CULTURAL PROGRESS by LOTA M. SPELL. Originally published in 1936. PREFACE: THE purpose of this work is to make available to teachers, club workers, and others interested in the cultural develop ment of the State of Texas some facts by which the progress of music may be traced, and also some songs actually sung through the years, as illustrative material Many of these, here reproduced from early editions in the possession of the writer, , while in no sense masterpieces of musical art, are represent ative of the taste of the people at different eras. A collection of dances and instrumental music will be issued separately in larger format later . . . . Contents include: BOOK L THE PERIOD OF DISSEMINATION CHAPTER PAGE I Music among the Indians 3 II Music in the Texas Mission 6 III Spanish - Mexican Folk Music H IV Anglo-American Music 23 V The Early German Contribution 34 BOOK II. ABSORPTION FROM A WIDER FIELD VI Music of the Mexican War 46 VII Other Foreign Contributions 52 VIII Echoes of the Old South 61 IX Some Musical Annals before 1890 69 X Music Education to 1910 80 BOOK III. THE PERIOD OF AMALGAMATION XI Effects of the World War on Musical Progress . . . . 89 XII Singing Societies in Texas 92 XIII Opera in Texas 101 XIV The Symphony Orchestra in Texas 107 XV Music Education, 19H-1936 113 XVI Other Agencies Contributing to Musical Progress 119 BOOK IV. THE BEGINNINGS OF CREATIVE WORK XVII Texas Folk Music 127 XVIII Music Composed by Texans or in Texas 137 APPENDIX. Texas Concert Calendar, 1920-1921 . . . . 144 INDEX. 1 47 LIST OF SONGS INCLUDED Padre Nuestro 1 An old Alabado - - 1 1 Alabado as sung in Texas today 12 Lullaby of a Spanish Mother 15 Call of the Tamale Vender 16 Music of the Pastores De larga Jornada 1 8 Oh peregrina 19 La Viudita 2 1 Christmas Carol 22 Vill you come to the Bower 25 The Banks of the Blue Moselle opposite 26 Old Windham two forms 29, 30 German Folk Song 36 At the Window 39, 40 Song of the Texas Ranger Im Afloat 46, 47 The Campbells are Coming 49 The Maid of Monterey 51 Clang Clang Clang 56 Choosing a Flower 57 Come, oh come with me - 59, 60 Lorena 64 Take me home 66 67 The Vacant Chair 85 Lebewohl by Silcher 95 On Yonder Rock Reclining - 102, 103 Yellow Rose of Texas 128, 129 Down on de rollin Brazos 132, 133 Palomita - 13 5 Corn Silks and Cotton Blossoms 138, 139 This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781443726184

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MUSIC IN TEXAS- A SURVEY OF ONE ASPECT OF CULTURAL PROGRESS by LOTA M. SPELL. Originally published in 1936. PREFACE: THE purpose of this work is to make available to teachers, club workers, and others interested in the cultural develop ment of the State of Texas some facts by which the progress of music may be traced, and also some songs actually sung through the years, as illustrative material Many of these, here reproduced from early editions in the possession of the writer,, while in no sense masterpieces of musical art, are represent ative of the taste of the people at different eras. A collection of dances and instrumental music will be issued separately in larger format later ... . Contents include: BOOK L THE PERIOD OF DISSEMINATION CHAPTER PAGE I Music among the Indians 3 II Music in the Texas Mission 6 III Spanish - Mexican Folk Music H IV Anglo-American Music 23 V The Early German Contribution 34 BOOK II. ABSORPTION FROM A WIDER FIELD VI Music of the Mexican War 46 VII Other Foreign Contributions 52 VIII Echoes of the Old South 61 IX Some Musical Annals before 1890 69 X Music Education to 1910 80 BOOK III. THE PERIOD OF AMALGAMATION XI Effects of the World War on Musical Progress .... 89 XII Singing Societies in Texas 92 XIII Opera in Texas 101 XIV The Symphony Orchestra in Texas 107 XV Music Education, 19H-1936 113 XVI Other Agencies Contributing to Musical Progress 119 BOOK IV. THE BEGINNINGS OF CREATIVE WORK XVII Texas Folk Music 127 XVIII Music Composed by Texans or in Texas 137 APPENDIX. Texas Concert Calendar, 1920-1921 .... 144 INDEX. 1 47 LIST OF SONGS INCLUDED Padre Nuestro 1 An old Alabado - - 1 1 Alabado as sung in Texas today 12 Lullaby of a Spanish Mother 15 Call of the Tamale Vender 16 Music of the Pastores De larga Jornada 1 8 Oh peregrina 19 La Viudita 2 1 Christmas Carol 22 Vill you come to the Bower 25 The Banks of the Blue Moselle opposite 26 Old Windham two forms 29, 30 German Folk Song 36 At the Window 39, 40 Song of the Texas Ranger Im Afloat 46, 47 The Campbells are Coming 49 The Maid of Monterey 51 Clang Clang Clang 56 Choosing a Flower 57 Come, oh come with me - 59, 60 Lorena 64 Take me home 66 67 The Vacant Chair 85 Lebewohl by Silcher 95 On Yonder Rock Reclining - 102, 103 Yellow Rose of Texas 128, 129 Down on de rollin Brazos 132, 133 Palomita - 13 5 Corn Silks and Cotton Blossoms 138, 139
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