Fortunat Savard – “Adieu, Parents Et Amis Ou Red River Valley” (1937)
(vocals, mandolin, harmonica)
Anything I could say about this remarkable piece of music would be a mere shadow of it’s awesomeness!
Be amazed and perplexed!
Listen to this recording several times in a row.
Mysteries will be revealed and created!
Your life will change for the better!
A New Musical Grammar; or, The Harmonical Spectator
by William Tans’ur (1746)
Containing all the useful theoretical, practical, and technical parts of musick. Being a new and correct introduction. to all the rudiments, terms, and characters, and composition in all its branches. With several scales for musical instruments; and philosophical demonstrations, on the nature of sound. Laid down in so concise and easy a method, as to be understood by the meanest practitioner, whether vocal or instrumental, by way of question and answer
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