- Mell, Albert, ed.; Palisca, Claude; Karp, Theodore; Lockwood, Lewis; Levy, Kenneth.
Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Festschrift (1937-1962)
Queens College, City of New York, Department of Music., New York, 1962, Wraps, , , Very Good
87 pp. illustrations, facsimiles., music. Palisca--The first performance of ''Euridice''; Karp--The Trouvere MS Tradition; Lockwood--A View of the early Sixteenth-Century Parody Mass; Levy--The Slavic Kontakia and Their Byzantine Originals.
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THE STEAM THRESHING-MACHINE
WITH THE STRAW CARRIER
FLUSH with the pond the lurid furnace burn’d At eve, while smoke and vapour fill’d the yard; The gloomy winter sky was dimly starr’d, The fly-wheel with a mellow murmur turn’d; While, ever rising on its mystic stair In the dim light, from secret chambers borne, The straw of harvest, sever’d from the corn, Climb’d, and fell over, in the murky air. I thought of mind and matter, will and law, And then of him, who set his stately seal Of Roman words on all the forms he saw Of old-world husbandry: I could but feel With what a rich precision he would draw The endless ladder, and the booming wheel!Charles [Tennyson] Turner [1808-1879]