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IaNNER is a matter of im
Dortance. The more one
ItMM r,f mnair and sees
its public performers, the
mnr me- imnorunLC ,
manner impresses one. Th
r n mA tn the manner I
icicia itvt o ... -
their interpretation, as to the general
manner noon the stage. Of course,
there is the manner of playing or sing
ing that each one has, just as each one
i ...,; nnnm nf ane-ch or
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laughing, which makes as able to
recognize our rnenas wnen ausccu,
.' :ni:n:at and vocalists imon
Lll LII I'lU ,nj,....t...
the phonograph, after we are more
or less laminar wim ineir qnaiujr ui
tone and manner of interpreting. Bat
..a..l manner, nf 9 nllV-r OT
singer before an audience has a peat
deal to do witn tne success 01 uia
work. positive, simple and unat-
r J .. ... im an aear. hut a
iciku maim... ... . a It A
negative, uncomfortable or affected
manner prejudices an anaience more
or less accoraingiy. nam ummi
i i . u . mn.irftl neonle at 1
recital are affected by the manner of
the interpreter, the less musical to
an even greater aegrcs mu
CT- .
The great artists who appear from
.: kfr,r na have crracioas
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easy manners. Is it because they are
great artists or are iney grc T j
partly because their manner helped
Jinn uj suviLMi ,
We often hear of some person who
from a musical itauaporm e
to some other one, yet one will make
a success before the public and the
other win not. reiaou".
doubt the cause of h, yet personality
in public penormancB
a great extent by manner.
There is much that could be said
about this. There are the singers
whom we have to admit sing well,
while we heartily dislike them every
minute they are singing, because of
. i . Th.H or fhi nlavers
IDCir IlieilUCI. - - - rs -
who play beautifully, but spoil half
of the ertect ot it ny '
carry themselves upon the stage, the
expression they wear, and their man
ner ot acknowledgment
r i- often wlinllv uncon
V w. -- .
scious of how they look or act upon
the stage, and sometimes all inno
cently, through concentration upon
the music they are about to play or
sing their manner is not favorable.
Others are too conscious, and add
unnecessary motions, or are unneces
sarily awkward as a result In innu-
ui. - the iMntirr will DaSS
over to the audience, the silent ac
knowledgment of conceit, irigni, lac
of interest or a number of other points
r i mnjsA Uinnir II a
oi cnaracicr ,n : 1 -
thing which should be considered
during the years oi musical .raining.
At pupils' recitals the manner of en
tering and exiting should not only be
thought about and spoken of, but re
hearsed beforehand, and an easy and
pleasant manner cultivated. It is of
exceeding importance to the public
performer to have an attractive man
ner, even though he has, to reform his
' whole personality in order to ac
quire it.
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In view of the forthcoming visit
of Mrs. MlcDowell Saturday evening,
February 10, it might be interesting
' to turn our attention for a moment
to some of the achievements of her
late highly gifted husband, whose
fame as a composer has become
known all over the musical world.
How tnnch of his music do yon
know? Just a little, more than likely.
A few songs, 'To a Wild Rose" and
a few other piano compositions. Yet
considering his early death, at the age
of 40 years, he was quite a prolific
composer. Among other things he
wrote for piano and orchestra, two
concertos; for 'cello and orchestra, a
"Romance;" for piano, four sonatas
(probably the climax of his creative
achievements), two suites, and soma
107 pieces of varying style and cali
bre; several numbers for male chorus
(the fruit of his directorship of the
Mendelssohn Glee chjb); fourteen for
mixed chorus; and last, but not least,
forty-two songs. Mrs. MacDowell in
her forthcoming recital (the proceeds
of which are used to uphold the ar
tist's colony at Petersborough, which
MacDowell himself planned), presents
not only a rare opportunity for a
wider acquaintance with this music,
' which established her husband as art
acknowledged genius, and the great
est of American composers, but also
a chance to get a view of the com
poser's own interpretation of his work
from the one who was nearest. to
him. "
. Her program will be as follows:'
' A abort talk on the wark or ,Mao
Dowell Momorlal aaaoclatlon. -
Prelude Krom Opne 10.
. Plae idyl From Optra SI.
Uonolofrue From Opue II.
" From Woodland Skeloaea. Opoe 11.
To a Walerllljr."
"Will o' the Wlep."
ljirgo From Sonata Tratlea.
' Th Eagle From opua S3.
' Winter From Opue It.
Krom "Fireatde Taloa."
'From a Uertnaa Foreet."
"Br er RebbU."
From "Bea Pteee," Opua II.
"To the Sea" ,
"From a Winder) at Iceberg,"
"A. D. liJO."
Wltchee Dance Opoe IT.
The Tuesday Morning Musical club
concerts are coming to be quite a
factor in the musical life of our com
munity. Each concert this year has
drawn a large attendance of both
members and music lovers. The next
will be in the afternoon of February
20 at 3:30 o'clock at the Brandeis
theater, when Leopold Godowsky, will
give a piano recital. This is. good
news to all the piano contingent, for
piano recitals are not very numerous
in comparison with other musical at
tractions and an artist of the rank
of Godowsky is especially interesting.
The announcement that Galli Curci.
the sensation of the Chicago Opera
has been engaged by this dub to make
up for the cancelled recital by Julia
Culp, fulfills the fondest hopes of the
concert going public This recital will
be held in the Boyd theater some
time in March. Mme. Galli Curci has
the reputation of being one of the
greatest living coloraturas.
A course of musical appreciation is
soon to be introduced at Cotner uni
versity. It is a one-hour class open
to all, and is accredited. According
to the Cotner Collegian, principles of
music will be considered, including
lone quality of voices and combina
tions of men's and women's voices.
National music of various countries
will be studied, noting the similarities
and 4i2ere&eeaV The history of mu
sic will be briefly surveyed, and a
studv of orchestral instruments and
instrumental music. Special lectures
will also be eiven by outside must
ciana, and parties made up to attend
the musical attractions at Lincoln,
which is but a short distance from
Rethany. A supplementary course of
this kind for students of music, and as
a valuable subject for ambitious music
lovers should hnd a welcome place in
any corriculam, and the action of Cot
ner is hut another 1 lustration 01 tne
wider spread of interest and desire for
musical knowledse. Colleges and uni
versities everywhere are more ana
more recognizing its value in general
It is reoorted that the doet "Oh
Wert Thou in the Cold Blast," by
Mendelssohn, was sung last week at
an evening entertainment Quite pos
sibly the guests had been.
Musical Notes.
Th naat number on the concert eoante
at the Metropolitan club houee ii ram
Kelraera. February . atr. Belmeri eraa In
Omaha hurt year for the Tueadmr Morning
Mualcal cluh, and la aleo weU known looalty
by hla pbonoarapji recoraa.
Mme. Marguerite Melellle Mean-wake of
Vienna (rill be at Broernell nan. aiaron e,
for roar daya, In which time ah will ex
amine pvpll for moate credit work. Bhe
will aleo be heard In reelial. Thla la Mme.
Uianewake'a second America war.
A mrmber of ewleea are being trained la
the Alice MacKenale'e eludio. Among theae
la Mia Haaal Tne, who Bang for the
wn.'a eJnb erf the Soath Bide Wedn-ooay,
and pleaaed greatly. Another le a tenor of
eaceptlonally line quality. Joeeph Bateman.
Mtee Haaal Lang of Council Blnffa la mneh
In demand muawairy beoauae 01 ner warm,
tr-a, fauue and ear-Mat 0UM loll. Mb
Mabel Morrow, toe, ha greatly Imprwead a
TaiuaM contralto voloa.
RDU Blur" ' " '
a . . . . n - alkin la a mamher
of the guartet at Temple larael and Dundee
Praabyurun enarcn aa wen;
French la aowano aotnhrl at Frrat Baptlat
. k. . haa? dlreete
quartet' Dundee Preabyteiian: Lynn Beckett.
tenor, director cnoir at iir, " -bytarlan
and member of Temple larael
quartet, and Walter Wood row. bexltrme. In
quartet Dundee PreRbyterlan. Mr. Forreat
I . . .La a mmll of Mr.
Oraham'a, haa been haying splendid men ant
In oonoert worn tne leei aeaeva-
h. n t,aa elaimed a
rwreK ch 1 ' - -
aerlea of tronoay wuob '
ri.en by her puplla for the "Shutlna." The
- . ', 1 I irahma-e 11 at the HOUM
of Hope, In Florence. The second will be
given renruary la a nw '
Home, 111 Wirt atreet It I Mre. Palmer'a
. . ., . tkan a nroeram of BUCh
length aa will afford an afternoon a enter
tainment. In addlUon to the dates gl-en
above a number of other Bunday afternoon
will be devoted to entertaining the "leas
fori anal-." wnsrerer tney '" " w
. 1 I ii an , Wtrh
Ignaic IO- re are iwn.e . .
keen anticipation to the MacDowell renter
.. . . a - ' - tTa. IB whMTl
Bdlth h. WifDMf will preBent th widow
of Um TMte.t Anwiiran compo-wr. Jdn
UmeWwll will lv ft brief talk on th
Patarborouffh eolohy, explalDlng th plana
. . . . i kt.. A hnruwl In uhlN fOT
this Mlonf ftnd whloh It b hr tntmt to
carry out Th rtnfttndr of thprorrara
Will DO OeTTOM0 IV ri
Hftt.Dowll' worhs.
Tbo .fa n lor Minrksft) ettib met mt dw boiM
of Mrm. H. 8. Clarko Salartiaj wwrnoon.
Tho program proved t bo ot tho moot
iDUi-vMUns thla group ot yomot waM9 t
doou bMM givm.
k. us. ewbaartMl fllnh WM OTKMBtood MOIk-
47 vfjnlie by th advsaoaid paplli of Mim
Bella UoblnaoB, ID -no nuiri .
procram waa fv and oftUwn wro claotad.
Mr. CharlM Loo Cock waa ehOMn proaW
dnt; Hlaa Martha Murpay, not prtawaflin.
Mlra Bdlth Hitior. aoorvtarr. -BUwl
B ho iter, traMPrnr. At tho nit maot-
In. whloh will bo robruary 11, raa namo
will bo chooaa and tha oororamo ap-,
potntnd. Tho OMb will tnx every iwo ,
Omaha Art Notes
OME of the Omaha artists
who recently exhibited at
the Art Gild exhibition are
boxing their pictures for
the third annual exhibition
of the work of northwest-
em artists, which will be held in St
Paul. Among those who expect to
be represented are Miss Augusta
Knight, Miss Cordelia Johnson, Miss
Klizabeth Ferguson, Miss Lillian Ru
dcrsdoff, Miss Gertrude Young, Mr.
R. F. Gilder, Mr. Dunbier and the
Bank Clearings Gain
Eight Million Dollars
Over $8,000,000 was the gam
marked uo bv Omaha bank clearings
for the week. The clearings for the
week were $29,0565&b7, and for the
corresponding week a year ago $20,
679,724.70. This gain is about 40 per
cent, the percentage of gain Omaha
bank clearings have been consistently
ma king for th last three months.
1804 Farnam St
(Pupil of Wager Swayne)
Cora Schwartz
804 Lyric Bldg. Tyler 1631.
The Omaha Society of Fine Arts
is planning another exhibition of
paintings to be held in the spring.
The society has made a commendable
effort to secure an exhibition of the
work of Ignacio Zuloaga, the great
Spanish painter. This collection
would be a benefit to artists and lay
men alike, and Omaha artists are
hoping that the society may be successful.
The art atmrtenriara ,ni,l rWks 1
is thickening. Three paintings were
sold last week at the Gild exhibition.
They are: "An Intrrior," by Miss
Knight; "The Crest," by Miss John
son, and l he Kiver, by Mr. 1 ru.
man. i his will have a stimulating
ettect upon local art More namt
ings could have been sold had not the
shy artists neglected to designate the
prices asked upon the backs of the
The art classes of the Omaha uni
versity, under the direction of Miss
Knight Jiave moved into their new
quarters, where they have much more
room and better facilities than for
J. Laurie Wallace, who was re
cently held up and robbed by auto
bandits of his watch, opera glasses,
stick pin and other valuables, suc
ceeded last week in identifying one
of his assailants and in recovering
but watch. The artist s experience in
portrait painting enabled hrm to re,
member distinctly the bandit's fea
tures and countenance and made Men
tification easy. Robbers take warning
an do not hold up portrait painters.
Mr. Gilder, who has recovered from
the grin sufficiently to be about again,
made the first out-of-door sketch of
the season one warm day last week.
Mr. Gilder will hold an exhibition of
his work at the Whitmore gallery m
the near future.
Differences in Expression.
We are all more or less susceptible
to the truth and beauty of nature.
Where we mainly differ is in the use
are able to make ot our experi
ences. We may teel, tor instance,
the pathos of a parting, but how many
of us are able to put our thoughts
into poetry or literature, or express
them clearly in music or painting?
Only a few. And why? Our power
of expression is inadequate.
We appreciate Kreisler s music: we
feel the music in just about the same
way that he does, else we would not
like it so devoutly, but, why cannot we
play violin as well as he?
Hamlet banded the nute to Gaild-
Will you play upon this Dtner" he
"My lord, I cannot, the coortier
govern these ventages with your
finger and thumb, give it breath with
your Drouth, and it will discourse most
eloquent music. Look you, these are
the stops." '
And the courtier answered: "But
Learn to Play
by note
Solos and Aeaompanlmanta Taaffct
Laella Allen's Violin School
2S Arllntton Block.
Residence) TsleplMne, Harney
Henry Cox
Mualeian. 1
Patterson Block
Tfcrre Gr-ac Beciele of Mwsiea! Podacory
Develoo Beauty ot Kxpreaaiea Challens
inc Coinperieoa.
Concert Orjranist, Pianist and
436-437-438 Rosa Bldg.,
Sixteenth and Farnam Sta.
Tyler 2487-J.
Florence Basler-Palmer
CooehhuT a Oeraaa and Italian rlonira
Pupil prepared for eoneert and church
Positions Volet Hearings Free.
Btndla, 1S9T Farnam 81, Omaha, Neb.
Phone Doutlas ISS4.
8tadlos Rooms 4 and I, Baktruw BUu,
!Stk and Pananm Sta.
Raatdanoa Telephone, Hamey MM.
Coneert, Oreheetra and '
Harp Ratted to PvpiU
SOS Lyrle Bids. D. 1701
Academy of Music
Lyric Bldg.
James Edward Carnal
Veleee lea lad free by apnalntsnant,
Btvaeear t Pint Metkedlat Chutek shall
and tka tlMianul mala ohorua.
Stadia, Slt-llS MsaJana lids,
llth and Dodt-Ttla,
Phone l Studio, D. 4SS4 Re., B. SS4S.
Jean P. Duf field
Rooms 8 and 9 Baldrige Bldg.
these cannot I command to any ut
terance of harmony; 1 have not the
He realized the deficiency m the
art of flute playing, bat was not at
all reticent in attempting to play upon
hamlet, a much more complicated
piece of machinery.
"I hold that none but an artist can
be a competent critic," said Whistler.
"Before you attend the art educa
tion of the public you must cultivate
your own perception of the virtues of
painting, otherwise your endeavor to
elevate public taste may lead to its
debasement," said a writer. Oh, it
is so easy to talk; we have all always
talked, bnt let the critic take up the
brush and demonstrate his point The
difference between people who talk
and people who paint is merely a dif
ference in expression.
Why, anybody can see a great sun
set and say, "Gosh." And while that
explosion may mean worlds to th.
declaimer, it cannot possibly mean
much to the outsider who is inter
ested in art But if instead of saying
uosn a man puts down a tew tones
of gold and violet ona canvas, he
may give some slight hint of the im
pression the sunset has made upon
him. Perhaps, then, a few may un
derstand his emotion; but if he can
even approximate the myriad specific
tones, the shapes of things; if he can
suggest the play of light over the
various shapes, and indicate how in
the evening light some forms are lost
and others revealed' if he can sug
gest the character of the vegetation
and the appearance and the physiog
nomy of the country, why, then, he
haa gone farther toward tellinir of
the majesty of that sunset than either
the "gosh" man or the crude impres
sionist row, n Dy virtue ot a still
finer fidelity to nature and the can
nons of art he might suggest the ex
act conditions of light form and color
on a particular moment of a particu
lar evening, he would be an even bet
ter interpreter and recorder of that
"Look here, upon this picture and
on this." The first is a diamond in
the rough. It has the possibilities of
a brilliant sparkling gem. It may
mean much to the diamond cutter,
but unless an expert chance to bring
it out, the work would better be left
undone. For one skillful touch, one
stroke too many, and the gem is
ruined. Rather than take this ha
zardous chance, the diamond is often
exhibited in the rough. Let us -accept
it for what it is.
But here is the other. It, too, was
a rough stone in the beginning, but
look at it now. Every stroke has
brought it nearer to the ideal which
the craftsman has kept clearly and
unswervingly in mind. Here is a
well nigh imperishable monument to
a consummate skill. The diamond is
finished. There has been no bun
gling. The finished diamond, imper
fect as it may be, because no human
agency is perfect, is infinitely more
brilliant, more perfect, more capable
of giving enjoyment and more
worthy of an intimate acquaintance
than the other.
Th workraaaahlp UJlraiatu th sold kl
Adda yet a rlehnea to the richest told;
Wno lack Um art U ahape hla thought
I hold
Ware little reorer lfhe racherl the thought
Studio (03 Karbarh Block
200 South ltth St Phone Red 181.
From the rudiment of tone pla-ciitf t
artistic finishing tor concert, oratorio,
recital and opera.
Pupil from the Konfffttehc KonserTB
toriam ron Leipzig, Germany.
TeL Bed 6378. 2511 Harney.
Apt. 14. TTw Maewood.
504 Karbach Block
Ron. Phone, Web. 6289.
Effie Steen Kittelson
Teebnirroe of the Spearfn Voice,
Phyeiea) Culture, Pantomime,
Dramatic Art
SIS Baird Bldy., 1T0Z Don
Phone Tylar 1US
513 McCagtu Bldg.
Organist First M. E. Church.
Phone Douglas 4804.
Walter B. Graham
Studio, Strite 1 and 2 Wead Bldg.
Phone Red 4444
Luella Anderson
618 MeCagne Bldg.,
Hamey 6715
The "Cleverest" Hits
ever put out by the
Victor Company, are
those included in the
New February
Victor Records
We shall be delighted to play over
any or all for yon
Corner 15th and Harney Sts Omaha.
334 Broadway, Council Bluffs.
Mr. and Mrs.
August M. B or glum
Omaha a Rmtrwrrt Teacben and See
ognlaad Authorities on Art and Maude
Tutors ot Miss Maria Mlkova, Coneert
Piantat and Aitrbitant teacher to Wager
9-rerne of Paris, Wanna and later ot
New Tort City; Eleanor Lear, Mrs. nor
eno Peterson Anderson, Miss Irene
Trambls and manj other oonadenttoas
rrromiranrt Omaha teachers, havtnt par
ohased two magnificent Steinway Parlor
Grands, thereby plao their approval on
The Btandard Piano ot the World"
Mr. and Mrs. Borglrrm, like all renowned teachers and artists who want th best, prefer the Stelnway,
the instrument adopted by all th Royal Courts of Europe praised wherever ipnsle is appreciated ctear
to all music lovers in all climes the only piano that fully realises the Ideal ot tha musician.
Intending purchasers ss well as lovers of Art and Music are cordially invited to visit onr wanrooms
and listen to tha isoorri parable Stelnway tone.
BeanOfsl Mahofraay Uprights, $550 and Tp. Art Flnttk Mahogany Grands $825 and Pp.
Convenient terns involving monthly payments may be arranged. liberal allowances will be made on
Pianos or Player Pianos ot other makes taken in exchange.
ltU.M Farnais 8b, Omaha, Neb.
Exehrarm Mefaraay IlravjeentaUvn for Nebraska and Westers Iowa.
'V liv..
V' ilwi lwr
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have set a new standard of piano tone quality, more
beautiful than ever before achieved, or possible,
under the old system of construction. So remark
able are the results obtained that musicians every
where proclaim them the finest pianos the world has
ever known. Though necessarily higher in price
than any other pianos, the demand is taxing the pro
ducer's facilities to the utmost An examination of
these pianos will interest you, whether an intending
purchaser or not We invite a hearing of them the
one test of musical excellence.
Sole Eepresentative.
A Living Source of Pleasure
for Everybody Every Day.
AD Kinds of Needles in Stock.
Orchard & Wilhelm Co.
414-416-118 South 16th St
The Kind of Music
You Always Like
Can only be produced by an instrument that responds
to the musical feeling of the performer and puts his
personality into every note. The siiccess of the
Haddorff Player Piano
Is due to its ability to absorb your musical desires and
reproduce them in the music it plays. You or anyone
in your family will never tire of Haddorff music, be
cause it is full of the individuality of whoever plays it
A complete Bne of Grafonolas and Records, ranging in price from
$2tU0 to $300. We invite your inspection.
(Demonstrations in sound-proof rooms for your convenience.)
Haddorff Music House
1807 Farnam Street.
"Watch Onr Window."
Studied with the following masters in Berlin, Germany, 1900 to 1905-
WILHELM BERGER and EDWARD BEHM, Harmony & Composition
LEOPOLD SCHMIDT, Musical Criticism.
Win accept students in harmony sod artistic piano play in
Coaches vocalists, German and English.
Appointments by Telephone Only.
Singing to a Ukelele
Is surely delightful and if
you're musically inclined it
is no trick at all to learn to
play one of these pleasing
little Hawaiian instruments.
UKELELES, made by M.
Nunes & Sons, at $10.00,
$12.50 and $15.00.
And to add the additional
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KU KU PE PE, the original
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