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Woodbury, I. B. (Issac Baker), 1819-1858 (ed.) / The new lute of Zion : a collection of sacred music, designed for the use of congregations generally, but more especially the Methodist Episcopal Church
(c1856)

The music teacher,   pp. [III]-XXXVIII


Page [III]

THE MUSIC 
LESSON I. 
i1. How many distinctions are there in music? Answer. Four. 
2. What is the first distinction ? A. Long and short sounds. 
3. What the second? A. High and low sounds, or Melody. 
4. What the third? .A. Loud and soft sounds, or Expression. 
5. What the fourth?  A. Combination of sounds, or Harmony 
6. What are perpendicular lines, thus ( I  ), called? A  ars. 
7. What is the use of bars? A. They divide the time into measures. 
8. Why do we divide the time into measures ? A. That it may I 
the more easily kept, or regulated. 
9. How is time regulated? A. By a motion of the hand 
ing Time. 
10. How many kinds of measure are there in common use 
thus, 
,        1   I,              I,        ° ° 
t. I   I    I  'I   I   I     I I      I  Doxuz MAsuur- 
e.I~I         Ii     I  I   I   I  I      S..'z ,PLRI  eA.U.. 
Ifor-Let the teacher turn to different pieces of music, and request the pupil
name the kind of time of each piece, until ready answers are obtained. 
Some writers designate double measure by the letter C with a bar aer 
thus e; and quadruple by the letter C, thus C. 
11. How many beats has double measure?       A. Two; thus 
2. Downj Up, _IDown,_Li Up. 
How many has triple measure?   A. 
thus, 
their at 
No t 
above ii 
and eas 
rieties ( 
ouncvig one WVVr 
D wo, up, I on, N 
14w   left, lp,o 
Down, left. right, u 
ly, I rep- u-U 
Dold wn, down 
itters 
a    own    I Left,  I Up,. I Down, I Left 
4 
I 
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