Music Talks with Children eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 110 pages of information about Music Talks with Children.

“Look, mother, I still have one.  May I go for the others some day?”

And the mother said: 

“Yes, thou shalt go again.”

And the child fell asleep to dream of the singing sea and of the sunlight, for these were in its heart.


The following works are referred to in these Talks: 

  Addison, Joseph, “Spectator.”

  Alexander, Francesca, “Christfolk in the Apennine.”

  Antoninus, M. Aurelius, “Meditations.”

  Aristotle, “Ethics.”

  Bach, J.S., “The Well-tempered Clavicord.”

  Bach, J.S., “Kleine Praeludien.”

  Baldwin, James, “Old Greek Stories.”

  Bacon, Francis, “Essays.”

  Bridge, J.F., “Simple Counterpoint.”

  Carlyle, Thomas, “Heroes and Hero-worship.”

  Cellini, Benvenuto, “Autobiography.”

  Epictetus, “Memoirs.”

  Grove, Sir George, “Dictionary of Music and Musicians.”

  Halleck, R.P., “Psychology and Psychic Culture.”

  Handel, G.F., “The Messiah.”

  Haupt, August, “Choralbuch.”

  Liszt, Franz, “Life of Chopin.”

  Lubbock, Sir John, “Pleasures of Life.”

  Luther, Martin, “Table Talk.”

  Mendelssohn, Felix, “Letters from Italy and Switzerland.”

  Parker, J.H., “ABC of Gothic Architecture.”

  Ruskin, John, “Queen of the Air.”

  Ruskin, John, “Sesame and Lilies.”

  Ruskin, John, “Val d’Arno.”

  Saintine, X.B., “Picciola.”

  Schubert, Franz, “Songs.”

  Schumann, Robert, “Album for the Voung.”

  Schumann, Robert, “Letters.”

  Schumann, Robert, “Rules for Young Musicians.”

  Tapper, Thomas, “Chats with Music Students.”

  Tyndall, John, “Glaciers of the Alps.”

  Tyndall, John, “On Sound.”

  Various Authors, “Les Maitres du Clavicin.”

  Xenophon, “Memorabilia.”

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Chats with Music Students





Price, Bound in Cloth, $1.50.

This volume appeals to every student of music, however elementary or advanced.  It is designed to bring to the attention of those who make music a life-work, the very many contingent topics that should be considered in connection with music.  To this end the subjects selected for the chats have a practical value, cover considerable ground, and are treated from the point of view that best aids the student.  The reader is taken into confidence, and finds in the chapters of this work many hints and benefits that pertain to his own daily life as a musician.

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