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Higher Local.

1. Describe and discuss the general plan of Haydn's Pianoforte Sonata in E flat (No. 3, page 27, Peter's Edition). Besides the general characteristics of the sonata, the special points that should be noticed and commented upon are: the order of the movements ; the form in which each is written ; the leading keys of each, and the kind of time employed.

2. Harmonise in four parts, and write in compressed score Exercises 25, 28, and 29, in Macfarren's “ Progressive Exercises." Write the ground-notes on a separate stave below the bass.

3. Treat the following Canti Fermi according to the directions given in Question 5 of last month's paper, in which a second Canto Fermo was accidently omitted. The Canti Fermi may be transposed in order to suit the compass of any particular voice.

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4. (i) What are composition pedals, compound stops, and couplers? What couplers are almost always found even on small organs? What is the effect of the swell pedal, and by what means is it produced ?

(i) What is meant by a “break ” in a voice? Is it curable,

ii and if so, how? Is it advisable that a singer should practise as a rule with or without the accompaniment of an instrument ? Give reasons for

your answer. (iii) Give the fingering of all the major and minor scales and three methods of fingering the chromatic scale. How should rapidly repeated octaves be played on the piano ? Explain the staccato, legato, and portamento touch.

Answer only one section of Question 4.

Teachers' Examinations.

THEORY AND PRACTICE OF TEACHING. SPECIAL SUBJECTS :

Milton's TRACTATE, ON EDUCATION ; LIFE AND WORK OF
FROEBEL.

1. Trace the connection, psychological and physiological, between sympathy, imagination, and imitation. What use may a skilful teacher make of these three principles ?

2. Analyse the aptitude for (i) language, (ii) mathematics. If there is little or no natural learning for either, how do you propose to supply the deficiency ?

3. What do you regard as the most formidable practical objection to the carrying out of Milton's educational ideal? What modern institutions approximate to it most closely ?

4. Explain how habit is generated. Selecting some typical bad habit, e.g. unpunctuality. Show how you would help a child to overcome it.

5. Apply the Socratic method to a first lesson on Single Rule of Three, or on Rirers.

6. What important services to education were rendered by Rabelais, Sturm, and Diderot?

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FEBRUARY 15th, 1884.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:
RELIGIOUS KNOWLEDGE. By Mrs. HOSKYNS-ABRAHALL
ENGLISH HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY. Junior and Senior : By

Miss Du PRE. Higher Local : By Miss B. FOXLEY
ENGLISH LITERATURE AND GRAMMAR. Junior and Senior :

By Miss A. G. COOPER. Higher Local : By Miss E. F.

CHARLES
ENGLISH LANGUAGE. By Miss LILLA E. HAIGH
LATIN. By Miss MARSH...
GREEK. By the same.
FRENCH. By Madame MOSBACH-AMY
GERMAN. By Miss S. E. CLARK
ARITHMETIC. By the EDITOR
GEOMETRY. By Miss BLAGRAVE
ALGEBRA AND HIGHER MATHEMATICS. By Miss JESSIE

ANELAY
NATURAL PHILOSOPHY. By Miss FORSTER and Miss E.

CLARKE
SCIENCE. By different Examiners
LOGIC. By Miss J. E. SHARPE...
FRENCH HISTORY. By Miss E. K. PEARSE
CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY. By Miss B. FOXLEY
POLITICAL ECONOMY. By Miss BETH FINLAY...
MUSIC. By Miss E. W. MUNDELLA
EDUCATION, THEORY AND PRACTICE OF. By Miss GREGORY .

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