The Musical Standard, Volume 9

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Page 153 - My soul for that blest day; O wash me in THY precious Blood, And take my sins away.
Page 305 - A true critic ought to dwell rather upon excellencies than imperfections, to discover the concealed beauties of a writer, and communicate to the world such things as are worth their observation. The most exquisite words and finest strokes of an author are those which very often appear the most doubtful and exceptionable, to a man who wants a relish for polite learning; and they are these, which a sour, undistinguishing critic generally attacks with the greatest violence.
Page 168 - They climbed the steep ascent to Heaven Through peril, toil, and pain ; 0 GOD, to us may grace be given To follow in their train.
Page 300 - Now there was a day when the sons of GOD came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan came also among them.
Page 108 - An Act to enable Her Majesty to carry into effect a Convention with France on the subject of copyright to extend and explain the International Copyright Acts, and to explain the Acts relating to copyright in engravings...
Page 105 - It is humiliating to think of the quantity of Church music written in the latter part of the last century and the first quarter of the present one, and consider how infinitely little of it remains above water. Mozart's "Requiem" is almost the only gem amongst a mass of trash.
Page 17 - Her Most Gracious Majesty the QUEEN, His Royal Highness the Prince of WALES, Her Royal Highness the Princess of WALES, His Royal Highness the Duke of EDINBURGH.
Page 6 - Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott, Ein' gute Wehr und Waffen, Er hilft uns frei aus aller Not, Die uns jetzt hat betroffen. Der alt' böse Feind Mit Ernst er's jetzt meint; Groß' Macht und viel List Sein' grausam Rüstung ist, Auf Erd
Page 256 - ... the greatest blessing to lovers of music in a parish church is to have an organ in it sufficiently powerful to render the voices of the clerk and of those who join in his outcry wholly inaudible.
Page 35 - MD Professor of Physics in the University of Berlin. Translated, with the Author's sanction, from the Third German Edition, with Additional Notes and an Additional Appendix, by ALEXANDER J. ELLIS, FRS &c.

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