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Delsarte System of Oratory

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  • Delsarte System of Oratory
  • Fourth Edition New York Edgar S. Werner 1893
  • Contents.
    • Delaumosne On Delsarte.
      • Biographical Sketch
      • Preface
    • Biographical Sketch
    • Preface
    • Part First. Voice.
      • Chapter I.
      • Chapter II. Of The Voice.
      • Chapter III. The Voice in Relation to Intensity of Sound.
      • Chapter IV. The Voice in Relation to Measure.
    • Chapter I.
    • Chapter II. Of The Voice.
    • Chapter III. The Voice in Relation to Intensity of Sound.
    • Chapter IV. The Voice in Relation to Measure.
    • Part Second. Gesture.
      • Chapter I. Of Gesture in General
      • Chapter II. Definition and Division of Gesture.
      • Chapter III. Origin and Oratorical Value of Gesture
      • Chapter IV. The Laws of Gesture.
      • Chapter V. Of Gesture in Particular.
      • Chapter VI. Of The Torso.
      • Chapter VII. Of The Limbs.
      • Chapter VIII. Of the Semeiotic, or the Reason of Gesture.
      • Chapter IX. Of Gesture in Relation to the Figures Which Represent It.
    • Chapter I. Of Gesture in General
    • Chapter II. Definition and Division of Gesture.
    • Chapter III. Origin and Oratorical Value of Gesture
    • Chapter IV. The Laws of Gesture.
    • Chapter V. Of Gesture in Particular.
    • Chapter VI. Of The Torso.
    • Chapter VII. Of The Limbs.
    • Chapter VIII. Of the Semeiotic, or the Reason of Gesture.
    • Chapter IX. Of Gesture in Relation to the Figures Which Represent It.
    • Part Third. Articulate Language.
      • Chapter I. Origin and Organic Apparatus of Language.
      • Chapter II. Elements of Articulate Language.
      • Chapter III. The Oratorical Value of Speech.
      • Chapter IV. The Value of Words in Phrases.
      • Chapter V. French and Latin Prosody
      • Chapter VI. Method.
      • Chapter VII. A Series Of Gestures For Exercises.
      • Appendix
      • Epilogue
    • Chapter I. Origin and Organic Apparatus of Language.
    • Chapter II. Elements of Articulate Language.
    • Chapter III. The Oratorical Value of Speech.
    • Chapter IV. The Value of Words in Phrases.
    • Chapter V. French and Latin Prosody
    • Chapter VI. Method.
    • Chapter VII. A Series Of Gestures For Exercises.
    • Appendix
    • Epilogue
  • Arnaud On Delsarte.
    • Part Fourth.
      • Chapter I. The Bases of the Science
      • Chapter II. The Method.
      • Chapter III. Was Delsarte a Philosopher?
      • Chapter IV. Course of Applied Æsthetics.
      • Chapter V. The Recitation of Fables.
      • Chapter VI. The Law of Æsthetics.
      • Chapter VII. The Elements of Art.
      • Chapter VIII. Application of the Law to Various Arts.
      • Chapter IX. Delsarte's Beginnings.
      • Chapter X. Delsarte's Theatre and School.
      • Chapter XI. Delsarte's Family.
      • Chapter XII. Delsarte's Religion.
      • Chapter XIII. Delsarte's Friends.
      • Chapter XIV. Delsarte's Scholars.
      • Chapter XV. Delsarte's Musical Compositions.
      • Chapter XVI. Delsarte's Evening Lectures.
      • Chapter XVII. Delsarte's Inventions.
      • Chapter XVIII. Delsarte before the Philotechnic Association.
      • Chapter XIX. Delsarte's Last Years.
    • Chapter I. The Bases of the Science
    • Chapter II. The Method.
    • Chapter III. Was Delsarte a Philosopher?
    • Chapter IV. Course of Applied Æsthetics.
    • Chapter V. The Recitation of Fables.
    • Chapter VI. The Law of Æsthetics.
    • Chapter VII. The Elements of Art.
    • Chapter VIII. Application of the Law to Various Arts.
    • Chapter IX. Delsarte's Beginnings.
    • Chapter X. Delsarte's Theatre and School.
    • Chapter XI. Delsarte's Family.
    • Chapter XII. Delsarte's Religion.
    • Chapter XIII. Delsarte's Friends.
    • Chapter XIV. Delsarte's Scholars.
    • Chapter XV. Delsarte's Musical Compositions.
    • Chapter XVI. Delsarte's Evening Lectures.
    • Chapter XVII. Delsarte's Inventions.
    • Chapter XVIII. Delsarte before the Philotechnic Association.
    • Chapter XIX. Delsarte's Last Years.
  • Literary Remains Of François Delsarte.
    • Part Fifth.
    • Part Sixth.
      • The Lecture and Lessons Given by Mme. Marie Géraldy (Delsarte's Daughter) in America.
    • The Lecture and Lessons Given by Mme. Marie Géraldy (Delsarte's Daughter) in America.
    • Part Seventh.
  • Delaumosne On Delsarte.
  • The Delsarte System,
  • M. l'Abbe Delaumosne,
    • (Pupil of Delsarte.)
  • Translated by Frances A. Shaw.
    • François Delsarte.
  • Preface.
  • Part First. Voice
    • Chapter I.
    • Chapter II. Of The Voice.
    • Compass of the Voice--Organic Apparatus of the Voice.
      • Of the Voice in Relation to Compass.
      • The Voice in Relation to Vowels.
      • Practical Conclusions.
    • Of the Voice in Relation to Compass.
    • The Voice in Relation to Vowels.
    • Practical Conclusions.
    • Chapter III. The Voice in Relation to Intensity of Sound.
      • What is Understood by Intensity of Sound.
      • Means of Augmenting the Timbre of the Voice.
      • Rules for Intensity of Sound.
    • What is Understood by Intensity of Sound.
    • Means of Augmenting the Timbre of the Voice.
    • Rules for Intensity of Sound.
    • Chapter IV. The Voice in Relation to Measure.
      • Of Slowness and Rapidity in Oratorical Delivery.
      • Of Respiration and Silence.
      • Inflections.
      • Rules of Inflection.
      • Special Inflections.
    • Of Slowness and Rapidity in Oratorical Delivery.
    • Of Respiration and Silence.
    • Inflections.
    • Rules of Inflection.
    • Special Inflections.
  • Part Second. Gesture.
    • Chapter I. Of Gesture in General.
    • Chapter II. Definition and Division of Gesture.
      • Division of Gesture.
    • Division of Gesture.
    • Chapter III. Origin and Oratorical Value of Gesture.
      • Origin.
      • Oratorical Value of Gesture.
    • Origin.
    • Oratorical Value of Gesture.
    • Chapter IV. The Laws of Gesture.
      • The Priority of Gesture to Speech.
      • Retroaction.
      • Opposition of Agents.
      • Number of Gestures.
      • Duration of Gesture.
      • The Rhythm of Gesture.
      • Importance of the Laws of Gesture.
    • The Priority of Gesture to Speech.
    • Retroaction.
    • Opposition of Agents.
    • Number of Gestures.
    • Duration of Gesture.
    • The Rhythm of Gesture.
    • Importance of the Laws of Gesture.
    • Chapter V. Of Gesture in Particular.
      • The Head.
      • The Movements of the Head.
      • The Normal State.
      • The Eccentric State.
      • The Concentric State.
      • Of the Eyes.
      • Of the Eyebrows.
    • The Head.
    • The Movements of the Head.
    • The Normal State.
    • The Eccentric State.
    • The Concentric State.
    • Of the Eyes.
    • Of the Eyebrows.
    • Chapter VI. Of the Torso.
    • Chapter VII. Of The Limbs.
      • The Arms.
      • Inflections of the Fore-Arm.
      • Of the Elbow.
      • Of the Wrist.
      • Of the Hand.
      • The Digital Face.
      • The Back Face.
      • The Palmar Face.
      • Of the Fingers.
      • Of the Legs.
    • The Arms.
    • Inflections of the Fore-Arm.
    • Of the Elbow.
    • Of the Wrist.
    • Of the Hand.
    • The Digital Face.
    • The Back Face.
    • The Palmar Face.
    • Of the Fingers.
    • Of the Legs.
    • Chapter VIII. Of the Semeiotic, or the Reason of Gesture.
      • The Types which Characterize Gesture.
      • Of Gesture Relative to its Modifying Apparatus.
    • The Types which Characterize Gesture.
    • Of Gesture Relative to its Modifying Apparatus.
    • Chapter IX. Of Gesture in Relation to the Figures which Represent It.
  • Part Third. Articulate Language.
    • Chapter I. Origin and Organic Apparatus of Language.
    • Chapter II. Elements of Articulate Language.
    • Chapter III. The Oratorical Value of Speech.
    • Chapter IV. The Value of Words in Phrases.
      • The Conjunction.
      • The Conjunction Continued--Various Examples.
      • The Interjection in Relation to its Degree of Value.
      • A Resumé of the Degrees of Value.
    • The Conjunction.
    • The Conjunction Continued--Various Examples.
    • The Interjection in Relation to its Degree of Value.
    • A Resumé of the Degrees of Value.
    • Chapter V. French and Latin Prosody.
      • French Prosody.
      • Latin Prosody.
    • French Prosody.
    • Latin Prosody.
    • Chapter VI. Method.
      • Dictation Exercises.
    • Dictation Exercises.
    • Chapter VII. A Series of Gestures for Exercises.
      • Preliminary Reflections.
    • Preliminary Reflections.
    • The Series of Gestures Applied to the Sentiments Oftenest Expressed by the Orator.
      • First Gesture. Interpellation.
      • Second Gesture. Thanks--Affectionate and Ceremonious.
      • Third Gesture. Attraction.
      • Fourth Gesture. Surprise and Assurance.
      • Fifth Gesture. Devotion.
      • Sixth Gesture. Interrogative Surprise.
      • Seventh Gesture. Reiterated Interrogation.
      • Eighth Gesture. Anger.
      • Ninth Gesture. Menace.
      • Tenth Gesture. An Order for Leaving.
      • Eleventh Gesture. Reiteration.
      • Twelfth Gesture. Fright.
      • Important Remarks.
    • First Gesture. Interpellation.
    • Second Gesture. Thanks--Affectionate and Ceremonious.
    • Third Gesture. Attraction.
    • Fourth Gesture. Surprise and Assurance.
    • Fifth Gesture. Devotion.
    • Sixth Gesture. Interrogative Surprise.
    • Seventh Gesture. Reiterated Interrogation.
    • Eighth Gesture. Anger.
    • Ninth Gesture. Menace.
    • Tenth Gesture. An Order for Leaving.
    • Eleventh Gesture. Reiteration.
    • Twelfth Gesture. Fright.
    • Important Remarks.
    • Appendix. The Symbolism of Colors Applied to the Art of Oratory.
    • Epilogue.
  • Part Fourth. Arnaud on Delsarte.
    • The Delsarte System.
    • Angélique Arnaud, (Pupil of Delsarte).
      • Translated by Abby L. Alger.
    • Translated by Abby L. Alger.
    • Chapter I. The Bases of the Science.
    • Chapter II. The Method.
      • On Ellipsis.
      • On Shades and Inflections.
      • On Vocal Music.
      • On Respiration.
      • On the Position of the Tone.
      • On the Preparation of the Initial Consonant.
      • Exercises.
      • Appoggiatura.
      • Roulade and Martellato.
      • Pronunciation.
      • E mute before a Consonant.
      • E mute before a Vowel.
    • On Ellipsis.
    • On Shades and Inflections.
    • On Vocal Music.
    • On Respiration.
    • On the Position of the Tone.
    • On the Preparation of the Initial Consonant.
    • Exercises.
    • Appoggiatura.
    • Roulade and Martellato.
    • Pronunciation.
    • E mute before a Consonant.
    • E mute before a Vowel.
    • Chapter III. Was Delsarte a Philosopher?
    • Chapter IV. Course of Applied Æsthetics.
      • Meeting of the Circle of Learned Societies.
      • Theory of the Degrees.
    • Meeting of the Circle of Learned Societies.
    • Theory of the Degrees.
    • Chapter V. The Recitation of Fables.
    • Chapter VI. The Law of Æsthetics.
    • Chapter VII. The Elements Of Art.
      • The True, the Good, the Beautiful.
      • The True.
      • The Good.
      • The Beautiful.
    • The True, the Good, the Beautiful.
    • The True.
    • The Good.
    • The Beautiful.
    • Chapter VIII. Application of the Law to the Various Arts.
      • Art--Dramatic, Lyric and Oratorical.
      • Application of the Law to Literature.
      • Application of the Law to Architecture.
      • Application of the Law to Sculpture.
      • Application of the Law to Painting.
    • Art--Dramatic, Lyric and Oratorical.
    • Application of the Law to Literature.
    • Application of the Law to Architecture.
    • Application of the Law to Sculpture.
    • Application of the Law to Painting.
    • Chapter IX. Delsarte's Beginnings.
    • Chapter X. Delsarte's Theatre and School.
    • Chapter XI. Delsarte's Family.
    • Chapter XII. Delsarte's Religion.
    • Chapter XIII. Delsarte's Friends.
    • Chapter XIV. Delsarte's Scholars.
    • Chapter XV. Delsarte's Musical Compositions.
    • Chapter XVI. Delsarte's Evening Lectures.
    • Chapter XVII. Delsarte's Inventions.
    • Chapter XVIII. Delsarte before the Philotechnic Association.8
    • Chapter XIX. Delsarte's Last Years.
  • Part Fifth. The Literary Remains of François Delsarte.
    • Translated by Abby L. Alger.
    • Publisher's Note.
    • Extract from the Last Letter to the King of Hanover
      • Episode I.
      • Episode II.
      • Episode III.
      • Episode IV.
      • Episode V. Semeiotics of The Shoulder.
      • Episode VI. First Objection to the Thermometric System of the Shoulder.
      • Episode VII.
    • Episode I.
    • Episode II.
    • Episode III.
    • Episode IV.
    • Episode V. Semeiotics of The Shoulder.
    • Episode VI. First Objection to the Thermometric System of the Shoulder.
    • Episode VII.
    • What I Propose.
    • The Beautiful
    • Trinity.
      • Theorem.
      • Example.
      • Vicious Arrangements.
    • Theorem.
    • Example.
    • Vicious Arrangements.
    • Passion Of Signs. Signs of Passion.
    • Definition of Form.
    • On Distinction and Vulgarity of Motion.
    • Gesture.
      • Definition of Gesture. (Compare Delaumosne, page 43.)
    • Definition of Gesture. (Compare Delaumosne, page 43.)
    • Attitudes of the Head.
    • Attitudes of the Hands.
      • Affirmation--The Hand.
    • Affirmation--The Hand.
    • Attitudes of the Legs.
      • Chart Considered from the Organic Point of View.
      • Of the Hand.
      • Of the Eye.
      • Of the Torso.
      • Æsthetic Division.
    • Chart Considered from the Organic Point of View.
    • Of the Hand.
    • Of the Eye.
    • Of the Torso.
    • Æsthetic Division.
    • The Holy Trinity Recovered in Sound.
    • Speech.
    • Breathing.
      • Vocal Respiration.
      • Logical Respiration.
      • Passional Respiration.
    • Vocal Respiration.
    • Logical Respiration.
    • Passional Respiration.
    • Vocal Organ.
    • Definition of the Voice.
      • What the Register is.
      • On Shading.
      • Pathetic Effects.
      • On the Tearing of the Voice.
    • What the Register is.
    • On Shading.
    • Pathetic Effects.
    • On the Tearing of the Voice.
    • Number.
    • Medallion of Inflection (Compare Delaumosne, page 119.)
    • The Nature of the Colors of Each Circle in the Color Charts.
      • Red, Blue and Yellow.
    • Red, Blue and Yellow.
    • The Attributes of Reason.
    • Random Notes.
      • The Senses.
    • The Senses.
  • Part Sixth. Lecture and Lessons Given by Mme. Géraldy (Delsarte's Daughter) in America.
    • Lecture
      • Delivered by Mme. Géraldy at the Berkeley Lyceum, New York, February 6, 1892.
    • Delivered by Mme. Géraldy at the Berkeley Lyceum, New York, February 6, 1892.
    • The Course of Lessons Given in America By Mme. Géraldy
      • Lesson I. The Eye and the Eyebrow.
      • Lesson II. The Head.
      • Lesson III. The Hand.
      • Lesson IV. The Arms.
      • Lesson V. Inflections of the Hand.--Combinations of the Arm and Hand.
      • Lesson VI. Basic Attitudes.
      • Lesson VII. The Medallion of Inflection.
    • Lesson I. The Eye and the Eyebrow.
    • Lesson II. The Head.
    • Lesson III. The Hand.
    • Lesson IV. The Arms.
    • Lesson V. Inflections of the Hand.--Combinations of the Arm and Hand.
    • Lesson VI. Basic Attitudes.
    • Lesson VII. The Medallion of Inflection.
    • Mme. Géraldy's Lessons On Lafontaine's Fables.
      • The Wolf and the Lamb.
      • Lesson Given By Mme. Géraldy.
    • The Wolf and the Lamb.
    • Lesson Given By Mme. Géraldy.
    • The Cat, the Weasel and the Little Rabbit.
      • Lesson Given By Mme. Géraldy.
    • Lesson Given By Mme. Géraldy.
    • Delsarte's Daughter In America. By Adèle M. Woodward.
  • Part Seventh. Addenda.
    • Trueness in Singing.
      • Notes of a Lecture by Delsarte, Taken by His Pupil A. Giraudet, of The National Academy of Music, Paris.
    • Notes of a Lecture by Delsarte, Taken by His Pupil A. Giraudet, of The National Academy of Music, Paris.
    • Delsarte.
      • [From the Atlantic Monthly for May, 1871, by permission of Houghton, Mifflin & Co.]
    • [From the Atlantic Monthly for May, 1871, by permission of Houghton, Mifflin & Co.]
    • Delsarte's Method for Tuning Stringed Instruments Without the Aid of The Ear.11
  • Index.
    • A.
    • B.
    • C.
    • D.
    • E.
    • F.
    • G.
    • H.
    • I.
    • J.
    • K.
    • L.
    • M.
    • N.
    • O.
    • P.
    • Q.
    • R.
    • S.
    • T.
    • U.
    • V.
    • W.
    • Z.
  • Footnotes
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