Delibes shows a distinct German influence in his song-writing.
Mr. H. Do so;—but mind now this song-writing do not lead you to idleness.
Beethoven followed him closely in his manner of song-writing, and walked steadily to the last in the path indicated by Mozart.
song-writing was a labour of love, almost his only comfort and consolation in the dark days of his later years.
A great critic (Aikin) on songs, says that love and wine are the exclusive themes for song-writing.
Tannahill is, in much of his poetry, an echo of Burns, although in song-writing he is a real original.
This certainly was placing a very high, but perhaps not a much too high, estimate on the song-writing power.
In strong contrast is the fourth Symphony in E minor, which followed after another period of song-writing.
He had better attended to teaching his scholars than song-writing.
Your resolve to confine yourself entirely to song-writing does not please me.