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Selected Content from the February 1904 Edition of The Etude

    Amy Beach - New Gems in the Old Classics

    She is a woman of charmingly simple manners, and, as foregone conclusion, of high, innate refinement. She is of medium height. Her eyes are of a grayish blue, large, and smiling. Her complexion is fresh and brilliant. Her blonde hair, primly parted, is brushed back smoothly from her face. Read More



    Home Notes

    The first private concert of the New York Manuscript Society was given at ├ćolian Hall, November 30th. Messrs. H. Brooks Day, Smith N. Penfield, Gustav L. Becker, William E. Bassett, Reginald Barrett, and August Walther were represented on the program. The second concert was given December 14th. Read More



    Musical Items

    A few musicians living at the present time link us with the great names of the past. A notable instance is Mr. Edward Silas, organist and composer, of London, who knew Berlioz well and was intimately connected with him when the latter came to London in 1852 to direct the concerts of the newly organized Philharmonic Society. Mr. Silas is seventy-six years old, and is still in active work, being professor of composition at the Guildhall School of Music. Read More






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