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Combining Form, Quality, Force, Stress, High and Middle Pitch. Repeat each of the last sentences with
1. Expulsive Form, Pure Tone, Moderate Force, Radical Stress, High Pitch.
2. Explosive Form, Pure Tone, Energetic Force, Radical Stress, High Pitch.
3. Effusive Form, Pure Tone, Subdued Force, Median Stress, Low Pitch.
High Pitch-WHEN USED.
High Pitch is the key appropriate for the delivery of animated, joyous, gay, earnest, and impassioned thought.
EXAMPLE: ANIMATED JOYOUS THOUGHT. Hiyh Pitch, Radical Stress, Energetic Force, Pure Tone, Expulsive and
I'm With You Once Again.
G. P. MORRIS.
1. I'm with you once again, my friends;
No more my footsteps roam;
Amid the scenes of home.
Or streams so broad and clear;
As those that meet me here?
2. Since last, with spirits wild and free,
I pressed my native strand,
And many miles on land:
With rude commotion torn,
Of that where I was born.
3. In other countries, when I heard
The language of my own,
Awoke an answering tone!
Upon a foreign mart,
With rapture filled my heart.
With blessing and with prayer,
And free as mountain air.
Against the world combined,
Within our borders find.
QUESTIONS. 1. Define High Pitch. 2. When is it appropriately employed ? 3. With what combinations will it generally be found o 4. Can you have High Pitch with Effusive Form ? 5. Can you find an illustration in nature ? 6. Can you in art? 7. What is the combination of the railroad whistle ? 8. What the neigh of a horse ?
DIAGRAM OF THIRTY-SEVENTH LESSON.
Gesture. 1. Exercises....
Articulation. 2. Element-Pitch.
Advantages. 3. Topic-High Pitch....
Examples. 4. Selection. "I'm With You Once Again.”
EXERCISES IN ARTICULATION.
ch, as in church.
Very Low Pitch. Very Low Pitch will be two or three tones below the lowest notes of the Low Pitch; the range in the lower
.; notes being much less than in the High or Middle. To cultivate the Very Low Pitch practice the following sounds, words, and sentences in the lowest key possible.
EXERCISES IN VERY Low Pitch.
1. 7, as in no.
3. ä, 4. é,
death, break, silence,
Combining Form, Quality, Force, Stress, and Pitch. Repeat each of the last sentences with
1. Effusive Form, Pectoral Quality, Energetic Force, Thorough Stress, Very Low Pitch.
2. Expulsive Form, Pure Tone, Energetic Force, Radical Stress, High Pitch.
3. Effusive Form, Orotund Quality, Moderate Force, Median Stress, Low Pitch.
4. Expulsive Form, Pure Tone, Moderate Force, Radical Stress, Middle Pitch.
VERY Low Pitch-WHEN USED. Very Low Pitch is the key appropriate for the expression of deep solemnity, sublimity, grandeur, amazement, horror, despair, melancholy, awe, and gloom.
EXAMPLE: DEEP SOLEMNITY, AWE, AND GLOOM.
Thorough Stress, Energetic Force, Orotund and Pectoral Qualities,
Efusive and Expulsive Forms.
[Only the fifth stanza in the following selection requires the combination given above.)
FITZ GREENE HALLECK.
1. At midnight, in his guarded tent,
The Turk lay dreaming of the hour
Should tremble at his power;
In dreams, his song of triumph heard;
As Eden's garden bird.
2. At midnight, in the forest shades,
Bozzaris ranged his Suliote band,
Heroes in heart and hand.
On old Platæa's day;
As quick, as far, as they.
That bright dream was his last. He woke to hear his sentries shriek, “ To arms! they come! the Greek! the Greek!" He woke, to die 'midst flame and smoke, And shout, and groan, and saber stroke,
And death-shots falling thick and fast
Bozzaris cheer his band :
God, and your native land!”
They piled that ground with Moslem slain;
Bleeding at every vein.
And the red field was won;
Like flowers at set of sun.
Come to the mother, when she feels,
Come when the blessed seals