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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 XVII

THE  MUSIC  TEACHER. 
The pupil will observe, that from any letter to the same made flat or 
sharp, the interval is a chromatic one; and from any letter to the next 
above or below in the chromatic scale, the interval is a chromatic second.
QUET1(oN.-What is the interval from C to C# (sharp)T C$ to D, &c.? C
to B descending? 
Ittolb(fhat)? B2toA? AtoA ,&c.? 
Commence the practice of the chromatic scale something in the follow- 
ing manner-the class sing one, after which the teacher sings sharp one, 
the class imitating him. Then two, sharp two, &c. 
REMARK.-For the future the class should devote a short time, each lesson,
to the 
practice of this scale. 
The influence of a sharp or flat extends from measure to measure, until a
note intervenes which is on a different degree from that before which it
is 
placed.* 
A NATURAL (4) is used to contradict or take away the power of a flat 
or sharp. 
V 
After a sharped tone the ear naturally expects the next above, but after
aflatted tone the next below. 
No. 2. 
49E7         ~     II -      -               -   
NO; 3,-ROUND IN Foun PARTS. 
4/  .   .. -                   . .   .   .     -       I ,,  - 
Day is gone,  Night is come; Whenthedayoflife is gone, Heaven be my hlione.
NO. 4,-ROUND ix Two PARTS. 
1 
THERE is yet a third 
consists of seven interv 
No. 1. 
1        5      .)       '5 
La   si  do   re 
is called the Jarma 
No. 2. 
is termed the Melodic Form. The seconds a 
form: from one to two, a major second ; two t 
and four to five, major seconds; five to six, in 
extended second; and seven to eight a minor 
sion is observed in descending. 
In the melodic form of the minor  cale, thi 
viz.: from one to two, a major second; two t( 
to four, four to five, five to six, and six to s 
seven to eight, a minor second. The descendi 
differs, viz. : eight to seven, and seven to six 
a minor second; five to four, and four to th 
two, minor second; two to one, major second. 
QUEsTIoies.-IToW many major seconds has the harmonic form, and betmget wha
they occur? How many minors? Between which nimerals does the extmdd sec%
the form the same ascending as descending, &c.  How many major and mnOr
s 
melodic form of the minor scale ascending, and between which numerals do
they 
the seconds descending In what respect does this formof the scale differ
from theh 
How does it differ from the major sale, &c. 1  , 
The scale of A minor has the same signature that C major 
some guide is necessary in order to distinguikh between the tv 
the signature is natural, and any part commences on A, it is g( 
the minor mode. When sharp five occurs often, the piece is gi 
(N. L. z. --2) 
r.    L '-     4W    1 -10  -O                               %tgo       ih
And now    to     all   good night! Good night, good   ght, good nght I 
* When a note siei-t'; for, e tti.t has been made flat or sharp, wiltht a
,iate intervening on an 
eth. degree of the Ualf, the etrect of the acciental ooantames, although
in another measure. 
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a. 1. 


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