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The Glass Harmonica

Barbara Ninde Byfield

The Glass Harmonica

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Published by MacMillan .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
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Open LibraryOL8686425M
ISBN 101135189676
ISBN 109781135189679

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She stands on an icy corner and plays her instrument: water-filled glasses. Fingers raw from the cold, her only /5(19). The Glass Harmonica book. Read 17 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

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The Glass Harmonica book. Read 36 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Eilish Eam is an orphan and street musician, living inLo /5. The glass harmonica, also known as the glass armonica, glass harmonium, bowl organ, hydrocrystalophone, or simply the armonica or harmonica (derived from ἁρμονία, harmonia, the Greek word for harmony), is a type of musical instrument that uses a series of glass bowls or goblets graduated in size to produce musical tones by means of friction (instruments of this.

Benjamin Franklin's Glass Armonica In the mids, Benjamin Franklin served as a delegate for colonial America and spent a great deal of time traveling to London and Paris.

During this period, it was quite popular and entertaining for amateur musicians to perform on sets of "singing" or musical glasses.

Franklin's new invention premiered in earlyplayed by Marianne Davies—a well known musician in London who learned to play Franklin's new invention. Initially Franklin named it the 'glassychord', but soon settled on 'armonica' as the name for his new invention—after the Italian word for harmony "armonia".

Apparently Franklin built a. Two young women of two different times are bound by a passion for the ethereal music of a glass harmonica in this compelling novel that mixes science fiction, mystery, and Eam is an orphan, living inLondon. /5(9). Marrying Hugh W. Byfield inshe had her first book published in The Eating in Bed Cook Book that she also illustrated.

In she wrote and illustrated The Glass Harmonica: A Lexicon of the was reprinted in as The Book of Weird as there was only a brief mention of the glass harmonica in the original work.

In she began writing and illustrating. Composer William Zeitler plays a glass armonica, invented by Benjamin Franklin in For more on this fascinating story read the full article here on the.

William Zeitler plays his arrangement of Tchaikowsky's "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy" from the Nutcracker () on the glass armonica invented by Benjamin Franklin. (This is the song Hanna plays. The Glass Harmonica: A Novel by Marley, Louise and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at About the Novel.

The Glass Harmonica is the story of Chjara Vallé (listen to pronunciation) a young woman exiled from her Corsican homeland and sold as a servant to an opium addict in Paris. Music paves the way for her to flee with Henry, her love, to post-revolutionary America.

There the new freedoms and Puritan vigor compete for ascendancy. Lousie Marley, a performer of classical music, is the author of several novels including The Terrorists of Irustan and The Glass Harmonica, which was the co-winner (with Ursula LeGuin’s Tales from Earthsea) of the Endeavor Award for Outstanding Achievement in Science Fiction or Fantasy.

She lives in Redmond, Washington with her husband /5(5). the glass harmonica Download the glass harmonica or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the glass harmonica book now.

This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. The Glass Harmonica Winner of the Endeavour Award. Praised by the Everett Herald as an author who “makes her writing sing,” Louise Marley takes us into the lives of two young women of two different times–bound by a passion for the ethereal music of the glass harmonica Eilish Eam is an orphan living in London,   THE GLASS HARMONICA is an uncommon mix of historical fantasy and science fiction drama.

I found the chapters set in the past more interesting, and it seems that the author may have as well; Eilish's world is described in rich detail while Erin's feels slightly underdeveloped.5/5(5). Glass harmonica, musical instrument consisting of a set of graduated, tuned glass bowls sounded by the friction of wetted fingers on their rims.

It was invented by Benjamin Franklin and was derived from the vérillon (musical glasses), a set of glasses, holding different amounts of water and thus yielding different notes, placed on a soundboard and rubbed by moistened fingers or. “Reading Glass Armonica is akin to discovering the sharpness of bone shard or shrapnel risen just beneath the surface of one’s skin: the odd advent of injury’s return despite the appearance of a wound thought long-healed.

Face the holy and its unholy. The glass armonica is a delicate and ethereal oddity. Inzcherry/CC BY There you are at a dinner party. You’ve had some wine and now you’ve got the misplaced confidence to try and make the Author: Eric Grundhauser.

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New York: Ace Books, © The making of a glass harmonica was a very demanding task. The glass bowls had to be blown and cut to the right size and pitch, and they had to fit inside one another on the spindle.

Benjamin Franklin himself probably supervised the production of only two such instruments. About The Glass Harmonica. Two young women of two different times are bound by a passion for the ethereal music of a glass harmonica in this compelling novel that mixes science fiction, mystery, and romance.

Eilish Eam is an orphan, living inLondon. She stands on an icy corner and plays her instrument: water-filled glasses. The Glass Harmonica. By Richard Milton. Julia Franklin is an international concert pianist who is losing her nerve.

Julia can’t shake off her nightmares or the fear that her career may be over. AG at checkout to get this book for free during our site-wide promotion. (Offer good through   The glass harmonica is played by Cecilia Brauer, a pianist who has played celesta, a kind of small piano with chimes, with the Met orchestra for more than 30 years.

Watch the Surrealist Glass Harmonica, the Only Animated Film Ever Banned by Soviet Censors () in Animation, Art, The Glass Harmonica will be added to our list of Animations, but the book it was based on had a generation of loyalists over there—forgotten for a good reason–its music was the weakest link===rrodney bennet.

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The Glass Harmonica. Author: Louise Marley ISBN: Genre: Fiction File Size: MB. Start studying Early North American Music QUIZ 2.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Which of the following is NOT a supposed effect of the glass harmonica. a.) it makes women faint b.) it soothes marital disputes (T or F) false. The first book printed in the United States was the. Bay Pslam. Elijah Wald — Glass Harmonica; The Art of Science: Ben Franklin's Harmonica; About the Author.

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A musician playing a glass harmonica comes to a town governed by bureaucracy and corruption. Can the melodies he plays defeat the powers governing this seemingly indifferent group of people?/10().

Today, the glass harmonica is an absolute rarity, with roughly ten professional players world-wide. Another rather rarely encountered jewel is the verrophone (from the french word “la verre” for glass). The youngest of the glass instruments was developed only 20 years ago in Germany.

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Interest in the glass harmonica revived during the twentieth century. Richard Strauss commissioned a new version of the instrument to use in the orchestra for his opera Die Frau ohne Schatten in In the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, composers who have written works for the glass harmonica include George Crumb, Orlando.

Well, "glass harmonica" is a catch-all term for any instrument involving the rubbing of glass, with the "harmonica" part derived from the Italian word for : David Mcnamee. [Click to purchase Glass Harmonica] Heather McHugh’s superb introduction to Geoff Bouvier’s first book (Living Room, Copper Canyon Press) calls him “a poet’s poet,” because he focuses on developing possible modalities by which his prose texts refine “instruments of reference.” In Glass Harmonica, he intensifies the power of lyric reference by intensifying the force of abstraction.

The Glass Harmonica by Dorothee E. Kocks; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: glass harmonica, glass armonica, Kocks, historical fiction, early America. Masters Of The Harmonica. likes 21 talking about this. Masters of the Harmonica: 30 Harmonica Masters Share Their Craft is Margie Goldsmith's most recent book.

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Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+down arrow Author: Geoff Bouvier.Finalist, Utah Book Award, * * * * * “Music, love, virtue, sex, desire – it all comes together in The Glass Harmonica, a knock-out historical novel.

Our heroine for this tale is Chjara Vallé and we follow her from Corsica to Paris to America, as she falls in love, marries, has children, and plays the glass harmonica. “The general idea was that playing the glass would cause maladies of the nerves,” according to the music-history book Performing Knowledgeedited by Mary Helen Dupree and Sean B.

Franzel.“The ethereal sound of the glass harmonica, as an affecting power which impacts the body of the player directly, was thought to be the guilty party.