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blaze, served, bend, knee,
shackles, mailed, tempest, muttered,
dread, blow, scorn, treaty,
defy, revenge, slave, wave.

1. The pale face I defy.
2. I scorn your proffered treaty.


Contrasting Oral and Guttural, Orotund and Pectoral, in Effusive and

Explosive Forms.
Repeat the above sounds, words, and sentences with

1. Effusive Oral.
2. Effusive Guttural.
3. Explosive Oral.
4. Explosive Guttural.
5. Effusive Orotund.
6. Effusive Pectoral.
7. Explosive Orotund.
8. Explosive Pectoral.

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GUTTURAL EXPLOSIVE—WHEN USED. The Guttural in the Explosive Form is the quality appropriate for the expression of intense anger, hate, detestation, and defiance.


Guttural, Explosive Form.

The Seminole's Defiance.


1. Blaze, with your serried columns! I will not bend the knee: The shackle ne'er again shall bind the arm which now is


I've mailed it with the thunder, when the tempest muttered


And where it falls, ye well may dread the lightning of its

blow. I've scared you in the city, I've scalped you on the plain; Go,count your chosen where they fell beneath my leaden rain! I scorn your proffered treaty; the pale-face I defy; Revenge is stamped upon my spear, and “ blood” my bat

tle-cry! 2. Some strike for hope of booty; some to defend their all

I battle for the joy I have to see the white man fall.
I love, among the wounded, to hear his dying moan,
And catch, while chanting at his side, the music of his groan.
You've trailed me through the forest; you've tracked me

o'er the stream; And struggling through the everglade your bristling bayo

nets gleam. But I stand as should the warrior, with his rifle and his spear; The scalp of vengence still is red, and warns you—“Come

not here!” 3. Think ye to find my homestead?—I gave it to the fire.

My tawny household do you seek!—I am a childless sire. But, should you crave life's nourishment, enough I have, and

good; I live on hate—'tis all my bread; yet light is not my food. I loathe you with my bosom! I scorn you with mine eye! And I'll taunt you with my latest breath, and fight you till

I die! I ne'er will ask for quarter, and I ne'er will be your slave; But I'll swim the sea of slaughter till I sink beneath the wave!

QUESTIONS. 1. What is the topic in this lesson ? 2. What is the element? 3. What is the principle ? 4. Why does the selection require Explosive Form? 5. Why does it require Guttural Quality ? 6. Could the selection be given impressively with Explosive, Pure

Tone ?


1. Exercises in Position.
2. Exercises in Gesture.
3. Exercises in Breathing.


d, as in did.
duty, day, defy,

add, sad, bard.
1. Dare to do right.
2. Deep calleth unto deep.
3. Down the long dark line.
4. Do you dare defy my authority?
5. Down on thy knees, thy doom is sealed.

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Falsetto Quality. The Falsetto is a high, thin quality, the resonance seemingly just above the center of the roof of the mouth. It is chiefly used in burlesque, though it is sometimes employed in calling and echoes.


1, o, is in no.


2. a, 3. 00,




CO, dying,

come, arm,
1. Ay, ay, sir. .
2. Dying, dying, dying.


Contrasting Falsetto and Orotund, Effusive Form.

Repeat the sounds, words, and sentences with

1. Effusive Falsetto.

2. Effusive Orotund.

FALSETTO, EFFUSIVE FORM-When Used. The Falsetto in the Effusive Form is chiefly employed in calling and illustrating the echo.


Falsetto, Effusive Form.

[In the following selection, only the words, “dying, dying, dying," in each stanza, should be given with the Falsetto.]

Bugle Song.


1. The splendor falls on castle walls,
And snowy summits old in story;
The long light shakes across the lakes,
And the wild cataract leaps in glory.

Blow, bugle, blow; set the wild echos flying;
Blow, bugle; answer, echoes, dying, dying, dying.

2. O hark, O hear! how thin and clear,

And thinner, clearer, farther going;
O sweet and far, from cliff and scar,
The horns of Elf-land faintly blowing!

Blow; let us hear the purple glens replying;
Blow, bugle; answer, echoes, dying, dying, dying.

3. O love, they die in yon rich sky,

They faint on field, on hill, on river;
Our echoes roll from soul to soul,

And grow forever and forever.

Blow, bugle, blow; set the wild echoes flying,
And answer, echoes, answer, dying, dying, dying.

QUESTIONS 1. What is the element in this lesson ? 2. What is the topic ? 3. Define Falsetto Quality. 4. Where in nature do we have an illustration of the Falsetto ? 5. Where in art? 6. Why do the words, "dying, dying, dying," require Effusive

Falsetto ? 7. What form and quality do the words, “Blow, bugle, blow,”

require ? 8. Why?


1. Exercises in Position.
2. Exercises in Gesture.
3. Exercises in Breathing.



g, as in go.

gad, gasp,
glad, hag,

1. Go, give thy gains aawy.
2. Gold gave thee all thy grace.
3. Gather graces from the groves.
4. Grasp the goal and gain the prize.
5. Grant ye, O grant ye, this boon to me.

FALSETTO EXPULSIVE. To cultivate the Falsetto Expulsive, practice the sounds and words in the Expulsive Form on a high, thin tone.

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