Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1917-1918 Page: 53 of 66
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SESSION OF 1918-'19
in the first position; Studies by Bohmer, Op. 54; Hoffmann, Op. 51. and
others; Beginner's pieces by Block, Bornshein, Moffat, Dutton.
2. Bowing and Finger Exercises continued; Major and Minor
Scales continued; Exercises in Second and Third positions, Ferdinand
David; Studies by Dont, Op. 38; Sitt, Alard; Easy pieces by Gluck,
Handel, Simonetti, Bohm, Elgar, Saint-Saens, and others.
3. Scale Studies for finger development, Carl Halir; Scales, intervals
and exercises in Fourth and Fifth positions, David; Exercises
in changing positions, Halir; Studies in Bowing, Kreutzer; Etudes by
Dont, Op. 37, Kreutzer, and others; Easy Sonatas by Le Clair, Veracini,
Mozart; Moderately difficult pieces by Tartini, Bach, Schubert,
Dvorak, Faure, Bizet.
4. Exercises in the Sixth and Seventh positions, David; Scales
and Arpeggios in all positions, Exner; Preparation for double-stopping;
Scales in thirds, sixths and octaves, Sevcik; Etudes by Dont,
Op. 37, Kreutzer; Sonatas by Correlli, Mozart, Hayd, Strube; Moderately
difficult pieces by Beethoven, Raff, Brahms, Grieg, Drdla,
Tschaikowsky, Massenet; Concertos by Rode, Viotti, Huber, Strube.
5. Scale Studies by Halir continued; Scale and Arpeggio studies
by Exner; Double-stopping, Sevcik, Eduard Hermann; Scales in
tenths; Harmonics; Etudes by 'Kreutzer, Kneizel, Gavinies; Sonatas
by Correlli, Tartini, Grieg; difficult pieces by Schumann, Vieuxtemps,
Wieniawski, Kramer, Bruch, Debussy; Concerto by Spohr, Mozart,
6. Technical Studies continued; 'Pizzicato; Sonatas by Grieg,
Brahms, Franck; Concertos by Godard, Vieuxtemps, and others; difficult
pieces by Moszkowski, Sarasate, Sauret, Kiel, Godard, Debussy,
Reger; Preparation of recital program.
AIM OF THE DEPARTMENT-The aim of the work of this department
is to arouse the entire being, to bring into play the mental
and physical in the development of personality, that an expression of
mind and soul may be made through the voice and body. Such work
is a potent factor in the education of the child; it is of untold value
though she never appear upon the platform. Besides personal culture,
it promotes a repose of manner, a self- possession, and an ease
in conversation that is invaluable.
There are two sides of education. We may call one impression,
and the other expression, the acquisition of information on the one
hand, and the interpretation and expression of the thought and feeling
of the individual on the other. Expression is not only a department
but a phase of education; expression studies the mental cause and
finds that not phraseology but the attitude of the mind toward the
subject determines inflection. Without action of the mind the voice
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