But even this natural gift, to be made available for great creations, requires study, and professional devotion to the pursuit. The only countries which have produced first-rate composers, even of the male sex, are Germany and Italy--countries in which, bo

I am, indeed, persuaded that the heart, as well as the understanding, is opened by cultivation, and by– which may not appear so clear– strengthening the organs.

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