Cathedral Organists Past and Present: A Record of the Succession of Organists of the Cathedrals, Chapels Royal, and Principal Collegiate Churches of the United Kingdom, from about the Period of the Reformation Until the Present Day. With Biographical Notes, Extracts from the Chapter Books, Anecdotes &c

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Novello, 1899 - 141 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 101 - Our life is hid with Christ in God, and when Christ, who is our life, shall appear ; then shall we also appear with him in glory.
الصفحة 115 - Here lies HENRY PURCELL, Esq., who left this life, and is gone to that blessed place where only his harmony can be exceeded.
الصفحة 46 - O, it is excellent To have a giant's strength ; but it is tyrannous To use it like a giant.
الصفحة 105 - As he did lyve, so also did he dy, In myld and quyet sort, (O, happy man!) To God ful oft for mercy did he cry, Wherefore he lyves, let Death do what he can.
الصفحة 14 - And with his stripes we are healed" — poor Janson, after repeated attempts, failed so egregiously, that Handel let loose his great bear upon him; and after swearing in four or five languages, cried out in broken English: "You shcauntrel! tit not you dell me dat you could sing at soite?"— "Yes, sir, says the printer, and so I can; but not at first sight.
الصفحة 14 - ... some books that had been hastily transcribed, by trying the choruses which he intended to perform in Ireland. Mr. Baker mentioned some of the most likely singers then in Chester, and among the rest, a printer of the name of Janson, who had a good base voice, and was one of the best musicians in the choir.
الصفحة 115 - I lov'd thee living, and admire thee Dead. Apollo's harp at once our souls did strike; We learnt together, but not learnt alike: Though equal care our Master might bestow, Yet only Purcell e're shall equal Blow : For thou by Heaven for wondrous things design'd Left'st thy companion lagging far behind.
الصفحة 105 - Enterred here doth ly a worthy Wyght Who for long Tyme in Musick bore the bell: His Name to shew, was Thomas Tallys hyght In honest vertuous Lyff he dyd excell.
الصفحة 116 - Near to this place lies interred William Croft, Doctor in Music, Organist of the Chapel Royal and of this Collegiate Church. His harmony he derived from that excellent artist in modulation who lies on the other side of him.\ In his celebrated works, which for the most -part he consecrated to God, he made a diligent progress ; nor was it by the solemnity of the numbers alone, but by the force of his ingenuity and the sweetness of his manner, and even his countenance, that he excellently recommended...
الصفحة 132 - The Dean and Canons of St. George's Chapel, Windsor, by deed dated 1 Oct. 1595, nominate Nathaniel Gyles, BM to be Clerk in the Chapel, and one of the players on the organs there, and also to be master, instructor, tutor, and creansor, or governor, of the ten choristers, agreeing to give him an annuity of 812. 6*. 8d. and a dwelling-house within the Castle, called the Old Commons, wherein John Mundie did lately inhabit, with all appertenances, as one Richard Farrante enjoyed the same.

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