excerpt from 'Musical Reminiscences Past and Present' pp. 34 (137 words)

excerpt from 'Musical Reminiscences Past and Present' pp. 34 (137 words)

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Musical Reminiscences Past and Present

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On the evening of the same day, after having discovered and supplied myself with many new musical publications of much interest and beauty, I left Dresden for Magdeburg. During the journey a singular incident occurred which showed unmistakably how well the musical education of the young is cared for in Germany.

 At one of the stations (Oschatz) where we stopped for refreshment, a number of boys (perhaps twenty) returning from school, were met by their companions and also by several young girls, whose joy at returning home was evidenced in their beaming, happy countenances. The whole party quickly formed into a procession, and, marching off two abreast with military precision, headed by the biggest boy, who played a large accordion, sang with excellent time and accent to some appropriate words the following pretty and simple two-part song.

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