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LER, STEPHEN. Deuxième Canzonette. Price 4s.

CRAMER, BEALE & Wood, 201 Regent Street, W.

Pianoforte. RIVIÈRÉS OCTOROON QUADRILLES, played I nightly at the Theatre Royal, Adelphi, under the direction of the Composer.

This is the only set on the airs of Louisiana, introduced by Mr. Dion BOUCICAULT in the Drama. Price 3s.

ASHvOWN & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square.

SYDNEY SMITH.-La Harpe Eolienne. Played by the

Composer daily at his Pianoforte Recitals at the Crystal Palace with extraordinary success. Price 4s.

Ashdown & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square. QOLLMICK.-Elfin Revels. The last new piece by this graceful writer, a most charming composition. Price 3s.

ASADOWN & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square.

Ditto

OLEON, ARTHUR. Andante Finale, from Lucia

di Lammermoor, Op. 2. Price 38. 6d.

CRAMER, Beale & WOOD, 201 Regent Street, W.
POLEON, A. Grand Galop de Concert. Price 48.

CRAMER, BBALE & Wood, 201 Regent Street, W. CAPOLEON, A. Un Ballo in Maschera, Grand Fan

tasia Price 4s.

CRAMER, BBale & Wood, 201 Regent Street, W. CALLCOTT, J. G. Perpetual Motion Galop. Price 3s.

Autumn Leaves, Nocturne. Price 3s,

CRAMER, Beale & Woov, 201 Regent Street, W.
DE VOS, P. Il mio tesoro, from Don Giovanni.

Price 3s.
CRAMER, Beale & Wood, 201 Regent Street, w.
TAVARGER, R. Pas Redoublé. Price 3s.
Ditto

Morro ma Prima in Grazia, from Un Ballo.

Price 3s. 6d.
CRAMER, BEALE & Woon, 201 Regent Street, w.
COTT, W. H. Simon Boccanegra. Favourite

Airs, in two Books. Solos, 58. : Duets 6s.
CRAMER, BEALE & WOOD, 201 Regent Street, W.

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DANCE MUSIC. CALOSSI, PROCIDA. Sweet Violets' Waltzes

RRINLEY RICHARDS.— Yankee Doodle. Price 4s.

AsudowN & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square H W. GOODBAN. – Rosalie, the Prairie Flower. Price 3s.

ASHDOWN & Parry, 18 Hanover Square. ULES BRISSAC.-T'amo, si t’amo. The Mazurka from Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera. Price 38.

Ashdown & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square. TULES BRISSAC.-Dixey's Land. Price 3s.

ASHDOWN & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square,
RICARDO LINTER.– Tally Ho! Fantasia (à la chasse).
U Price 3s.

ASHDOWN & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square.
RUMMEL.—Espoir du Retour. Nocturne. Price 3s.

ASHDOWN & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square.
RUMMEL.–Solitude. Nocturne. Price 3s.

ASHDOWN & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square. TDOUARD DE PARIS.-Mezzanotte. Fantasia on the favourite quartett from Flotow's opera Martha Price 48.

Ashdown & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square.
HENRI ROUBIER.-Esilda. Fantaisie-Polka de Salon.

ASUDOWN & Parry, 18 Hanover Square.
ENRI ROUBIER. — Fleur printannière. Fantaisie-
Mazurka de Salon. Price 3s.

ASLI DOWN & Parry, 18 Hanover Square.
HENRI ROUBIER. - Vaillance. Morceau Militaire.
Price 3s.

ASHDOWN & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square.

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(illustrated). Price 4s. Flowers of the Valley Waltzes, illustrated. Price 48. Merrie England Waltzes

Price 4s, Water Lily Waltzes,

do. Price 4s. Crown of Roses' Polka,

do. Price 3s. Regatta Galop,

do. Price 3s. Gipsy Polka Mazurka,

Price 3s. Midnight Galop,

do. Price 3s. CRAMER, Beale &'Wood, 201 Regent Street, W..

do.

Price 3s.

ROOTE, CHARLES. Carolina Polka (illustrated).

Price 3s.
Ditto

Simon Boccanegra Quadrilles, Illustrated. Price 4s.
Ditto

Un Ballo in Maschera Quadrilles, do. Price 4s.

CRAMER, Beale & Wood, 201, Regent Street, W. TANLEY, G. Summer Rambles Waltzes. Price 4s. Ditto.

Prairie Flower Waltzes (illustrated). Price 4s.

CRAMER BEALE & Wood, 201 Regent Street, W.
CROAL, G. Old England Quadrille (illustrated).

Price 4s.
Cramer, Beale & Wood, 201 Regent Street, W.

Two GERMAN CHORALES, Sung at the Funeral

1 of His late Royal Highness the Prince Consort. Arranged by F. WEBER, Organist at the Royal German Chapel, St. James's Palace. Price 1s.

ASHDOWN & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square.]

VOCAL MUSIC. AMMA WON'T BRING ME OUT. Sung by Mrs.

G. RE&D, composed by T. GERMAN REED (illustrated). Price 3s.
I NEVER DOES NOTHING AT ALL. Sung by Mrs. G. REED, composed by T.

GERMAN REED (illustrated). Price 3s.
CRAMER, BEALE & Wood, 201 Regent Street.

Organ. I EFEBURE-WELY. Three Andantes. Edited by U William Rea Price 3s.

Ashdown & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square. | EFEBURE-WELY. Cantabile, Largo, Andante. Edited by William Rea. Price 38.

Asudown & Parry, 18 Hanover Square. TEFEBURE-WELY-Offertoire in G minor. Edited by William Rea. Price 38.

"ASADOWN & Party, 18 Hanover Square. TEFEBURE-WELY. — Fugue in D minor. Edited by William Rea. Price 2s. 6d.

Asubows & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square.

THOU TO WHOM MY LOVE IS ALL MY CARE.
Sung by Mr. WALTER BOLTON, composed by E. LAND. Price 2s. 6d.

CRAMER, BEALE & WOOD, 201 Regent Street. RRIGHTLY O'ER LAND AND OCEAN. Song.

Words by G, LINLEY, Music by VERDI. Price 2s. 6d. ONLY FOR THEE. Song. Sung by Mlle. Parepa, Words by G. Linley. Price

28. 6d. CRAMER, Beale & Wood, 201 Regent Street, W. I'LL TELL YOU WHY I'D LIKE TO BE A ROSE. ·

Song, H. SMART. Price 28. 6d.
TELL ME, SWEET ZEPHYR. Sovg. H. SMART. Price 2s. 6d.

CRAMEE, Beale & Wood, 201 Regent Street, W.

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GIORNO D'ORRORE. Duet Semirami 'e, as sung by

the Sisters MARCHISIO (illustrated). Price 2s.6d. LE ZINGARELLA. Duet. Composed expressly for the Sisters Marchisio.

BILETTA. Price 38.

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REETHOVEN'S SONATAS, complete Edition, edited

D by H. DORRELL, with Life by G. A. MACPARRIN, and Portrait by Lynch, in Two
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MOZART'S JUPITER SYMPHONY for Pianoforte,

ETHOVEN'S SEPTET for Pianoforte, complete, bylo CHRISTMAS CAROLS, price 6d. for Four Voices, D Hummel. Price 2s. fullsize.

O with Organ or Piano Accompaniment. *Edited by W. H. BiRcy.
BEETHOVEN’S PASTORAL SYMPHONY for Piano-
D forte, complete, by Hummel. Price 28. full size,

KO PSALM AND HYMN TUNES for Four Voices,

Organ, o, Pianoforte, suitable for every description of metre, with the Rev. 2 EETHOVEN'S EROICA SYMPHONY for Piano W.J. Hall's Selection of Words. Price 6d. forte, by HUMMEL, Price 2s. full size.

RINK'S FORTY PRELUDES FOR THE ORGAN. MENDELSSOHN'S SONGS WITHOUT WORDS.

New Edition, price Is.
Complete in One Volume. Edited, and with a Preface, by J. W. DAVISON, and
Portrait. Splendidly bound. Price 78. 6d.

TENRY SMART'S CHORAL BOOK, containing a MENDELSSOHN'S MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S

Selection of Tunes, harmonised in a variety of ways to suit the different senti.

ment of the words to which they are adapted Price 5s. cloth. VT DREAM. Music for Pianoforte, complete, Is. TOZART’S 12th MASS for PIANOFORTE, by

W AGNER’S TANNHAUSER. Complete Edition for

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RODE, BAILLOT and KREUTZER’S METHOD FOR I by HUMMEL. Price 28. full size.

I THE VIOLIN. New Edition, music size. ROSSINI'S STABAT MATER. - Complete Edition. 1 STRAUSS, LANNER and LABITZKY.-In a large 1 Arranged for the Pianoforte by Henry SMART. Price 3s.

D book, music size, price 3s. 6d. BOOSEY'S 100 WALTZES, by STRAUSS, LAN

NER and LABITZKY, for Piano!orte, including the best specimens of each composer. CHOPIN'S MAZURKAS. – New and splendid Library Edition of the whole of Chopin's celebrated Mazurkas, complete in one Volume,

THE OPERATIC ALBUM. Containing One Hundred music size. Edited by J. W. DAVISON, with Portrait of Chopin, and Life and Critical

Gems for the Pianoforte, selected from Martha, Luisa Miller, Il Trovatore, La Notice by the Editor. Superbly.bound, 10s. 6d.

Traviata, Rigoletto, Ernani, Les Vépres Siciliennes, Sonnambula, Norma, Puritani,

Don Pasquale. Lucrezia Borgia, Lucia di Lammerinoor, Liuda di Chamouni, Elisire NUSSEK and WELFFL. — The two Sonatas, Plus d'Amore, Fille du Régiment, Robert le Diable, Les Huguenots. Arranged by RUDOLF Ultra and Ne Plus Ultra, as performed by Miss ARABELLA GODDARD, edited by

NORDMANN. Splendidly illustrated, and handsomely bound in satin, price One

Guinea. J. W. DAVISON, in one Volume, with biography of each Composer. Price 4s. MOORE'S 73 IRISH MELODIES for PIANOFORTE I THE VERDI ALBUM. A Collection of Twenty-five Solo, by NORDMANN. Price 2s. 6d, music size.

popular Songs from VERDI'S Operas, in English and Italian, including many

beautiful Compositions hitherto unknown in this country, and arranged in such a manTHALBERG'S THREE FANTASIAS, “ Home, Sweet ner as to suit nearly every description of voice. Illustrated with a Portrait of VERDI,

on India paper. Splendidly bound in crimson cloth and gold. Price 78. 6d. Hoine," " Lillie Dale," and " The last Rose of Summer," in one book, large size Price 2s. 6d.

THE CLASSICAL PIANOFORTE ALBUM. Price THE CHRISTY'S MINSTRELS' SONG-BOOK. 1 One Shilling, contains Thirty easy Pieces, composel for the Pianoforte by 1 Price 4s. superbly bound in blue cloth, gilt edges, contains 60 Christy's Min

MOZART, BEETHOVEN, WEBER, MENDELSSOHN, HOMMEL, CLEMENTI, DUSSEK, and trels' Songs, with Choruses and Pianoforte Accompaniments.

STEIHELT, all fingered and suitable for the youngest performer. THE BALL-ROOM MUSIC-BOOK. Price 4s. superbly THE JUVENILE PIANOFORTE ALBUM. Price

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s, Valse, Polki, Galop and Mazurka, all fingered and suitable for

the youngest performe s. MHE DRAWING-ROOM MUSIC-BOOK. Price 4s. 1 handsomely bound, contains 31 Morceaux de Silon by ANCHEK, CRAMER, TALEXY,

THE GOLDEN WREATH, a Book of 28 Songs for LEDUC, DREYSHOCK, GORIA, COMMETTANT, ROSSELLEN, &c.

1 Children, with words of the most attractive character, set to popular melodies. THE SCHOOL-ROOM MUSIC-BOOK. Price 4s. in

Price Is., or in cloth gilt edges, price 2s. green cloth, gilt edges, contains 54 pieces for Pianoforte and 28 Songs. All suit ROOSEYS' NATIONAL DANCE - BOOK. Price able for the youngest prformers.

25. 6.1., in Fancy Cover, containing one Hundred Reels, Highland Flings, Jigs, THE ENGLISH SONG-BOOK.

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SONGS and DANCES for the VIOLIN, THE OPERA SONG-BOOK. Price 4s. handsomely

superbly 1 ound in cloth, gilt edges. Price 10s. 6d. 1 bound, gilt edges, contains 36 Songs by BELLINI, DONIZETTI and VERDI; all with English Words and Pianoforte Accompaniments.

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D volumes Is. 6d. cach.-200 Christ's for Violin, 200 Dances for Violin, 200 Sons THE GERMAN SONG-BOOK. Price 4s. handsomely

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Flute, 200 Dances and Songs for Cornet, 200 Dances for Concertina, 200 Melodies for all with English Words and Pianoforte Accompaniments.

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the Six best Pianoforte Compositions of this favourite Author, music size. TOCKE'S MACBETH, Sixpence. Booseys' complete TL. HATTON'S NEW SINGING METHOD FOR U Edition of Locke's Music to“ Macbeth," in Score, with Pianoforte Accompani

LADIES, 24 pages, music size. Price Is. ment. Price 6d.

I L. HATTON'S NEW SINGING METHOD FOR THE HARMONIUM MUSEUM. A Third Edition of

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LFE'S NEW SINGING METHOD without the with an introductory article by HENRY SMART, for the use of persons unacquainted with the instrument.

use of Salleggi. Price 5s.

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DOOSEYS' FIFTY SHORT VOLUNTARIES for the

THE MODEL PIANOFORTE TUTOR, containing the * THE WORTH OF ART APPEARS MOST EMINENT IN MUSIC, SINCE IT REQUIRES NO MATERIAL, NO SUBJECT-MATTER, WHOSE EFFECT MUST BE DEDUCTED: IT IS WHOLLY FORM AND POWER, AND IT RAISES AND ENNOBLES WHATEVER IT EXPRESSES" - Göthe.

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Elements of Music, all the Scales and chords. 24 Popular Melodies, 25 ercises by CZERNY, 75 Exercises by Herz, and a Fantasia by BRINLEY RICHARDS. Price 4s.

es, 25 EX

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Vol. 40— No. 8

: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1862

PRICE ( 4d. Unstamped

d. Stamped

GREAT HANDEL FESTIVAL,

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TO PROFESSORS OF MUSIC.- Unfurnished Apart

I ments to be let, on the second door in Harley Street. Cavendish Souare, together 23rd, 25th & 27th JUNE, 1862.

with the use of a spacious room on the first floor for Classes. Apply at Messrs.

BOOSEY & Sons, Music sellers, Holles Street Cavendish Square.
CRYSTAL PALACE.
NOTICE.—THE COMPLETE PROGRAMME of the

M USICAL PRACTICE in a first-rate Watering Place.
Arrangements, with View of Orchestra of Four Thousand Performers and

Good opening. No Premium charged. Residence of late Professor can be had.. Block Plan of Beserved Seats, has been issued to the entire Post Office Court Directory, the Clergy List, the principal Clubs, the London and Country Press, all Railway

Address (enclosing two stamps; to W. W., Post Office, Tisbury, Wilts. Station Masters throughout the Country, and very extensively through other channels -Metropolitan, Provincial and Continental.

Persons or lostitutions in England or abroad, not comprised within the above issue MISS EMMA HEYWOOD will sing HENRY SMART'S
may receive the Programme on application at No. 2 Exeter Hall; if by letter, also M new and popular Song, “THE LADY OF THE LEA,” at Myddleton Hall,
enclosing the requisite stamps for two ounces, book-post.

on Monday Evening.
Intending purchasers of tickets are reminded that the Ticket Offices at the Crystal
Palace and at Exeter Hall will be open for the selection and disposal of Reserved Stall
Tickets on Monday Morning, the 3rd of March.

MISS ELEANOR WARD will play “ QUI VIVE,'
From the number of names on the register for early information, and from the large

I Grand Galop de Concert (composed expressly for her by Herr WilHELMEGANZ)' increase of visitors to London for the International Exhibition, which will be in full

and LITOLLF'S "SPINNLIED," on Wednesday, the 25th instant, at the Concs to be operation during the time of the Festival, it is requis'te to remind persons preferring seats

given at the St. James's Hall in aid of the SUFFERERS from the dreadful Acident in any particular block, that it is most essential they should apply as early as possible

at the HARTLEY COLLIERY. after the opening of the subscription books on the 3rd of March.

To ensure an equally fair issue of tickets to applicants from a distance, the Commit. tee pledge themselves to allot the tickets alternately to personal or written applications, il accompanied by a remittance for the requisite amount. Post Office Orders and

MISS ELEANOR WARD will play at the Grand ConChegues to be payable to the order of George Grove, Esq.

U cert at the Manor Rooms, Hackney, in aid of the SUFFERERS from the late The price of tickets is Two and a-half Guineas the Set for the Three Days, or One

dreadful accident, on Friday, the 28th instant. Guinea for each ticket for One Day. A few Stalls will be reserved in each Corner Gallery at Five Guineas the Set.

M R. LEWIS will sing BRINLEY RICHARDS' Popular

U Song, “ THE HARP OF WALES," at the Free-Trade Hall, Manchester, on
THE ART-WORLD,

Saturday next, March 1st.
• NEW ILLUSTRATED ART PAPER.

M R. LAMBERT will sing at the London Institution, On SATURDAY, March 1, 1862, price FIVEPENCE (Stamped for Post SIXPENCE),

1 Finsbury, Monday, February 24th, and the bass part in “ Elijah," at the MuNo I. of

sical Society of Bayswater, February 26th (Patrons, Professor S. Bennett, Cipriani

Potter Esq., Sir F. Halliday, General Willoughby, &c. Conductor Mr. W. Carter), THE ART-WORLD, AND INTERNATIONAL EX

and " Dettingen Te Deum," Locke's Macbeth Music, and Mendelssohn's “ I am a
HIBITOR: a Weekly Illustrated Journal of Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Roamer" (Son & Stranger), at Chelsea, February 27th, and at Camberwell, March 1st.
Ornamental Art and Manufactures, Engraving, Photography, Poetry, Music, the 15 Adelaide Square, Windsor.
Drama, &c. Edited by HENRY OTTLKY, assisted by Writers of Eminence in the vari.
ou departments of art.
« Everywhere I see around me

ST. JAMES'S HALL. - MISS MARTIN has the
Rise the wondrous WORLD OF ART."_LONGPELLOW.

honour to announce her Grand Evening Concert on Tuesday, March 4th, at
! This Journal will give a faithful report of all the productions and doings in the whole Eight o'clock.
circle of the fine and Decorative Arts-Original Articles upon the History of Art, Vocalists : Miss BANKS, Miss MARTIN, Miss M. BRADSHAW; Mr. Willye Cooper, Mr.
and the interests of Artists in their profession; Reviews of New Books relating to Art

WALTON SMITH, Mr. A. T. MATTACKS, Mr. ALLAN IRVING. and Belles-Lettres ; besides a summary of the proceedings of Artistic and Learned Instrumentalists : Pianoforte Miss FANNY HOWELL; Flute, Mr. R. S. PRATTEN; Societies, Art On-dits, Notes of Important Sales of Works of Art and Vertù, Corre

Violin, Mr. W. Watson; Violoncello, Mr. AYLWARD, spondence, &c., copiously illustrated in a novel style.

Conductors: Mr. E. J. HOPKINS and Mr. AYLWARD, The tone of criticism in THE ART-WORLD will be candid and impartial; intole Sofa Stalls, bs. Balcony, 28. 6d. Area Is. rant of glaring error and presumptuous mediocrity ; generous and encouraging in every

'Tickets at Austin's Ticket Office, 28, Piccadilly ; ADDISON, HOLLIER & LICAS, 210 case where merit or promise is recognised.

Regent Street; KEITH, PROWSE & Co. 48, Cheapside; PURDAY, St. Paul's Churchyard;
The contents of the International Exhibition of 1862, coming within the scope of and of the Manager, THOMAS HEADLAND, 9 Heathcote Street, W.C.
Fine or Decorative Art, will be amply described and illustrated in THE ART.
WORLD. Each Yumber of THE ART WORLD will contain thirty-two handsome

THE MUSICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON.
pages, printed in the best style upon paper of a fine quality.
Published by S. H. LINDLEY, at the Office, 19 Catherine Street, Strand, where com-

I TOURTH SEASON, 1862.-THE FIRST TRIAL of munications for the Editor, Advertisements, &c., are to be addressed ; aud by KENT &

NEW CHAMBER COMPOSITIONS will be held at the Marylebone Insti-
Co., Paternoster Row.

tution, 17 Edwards Street, Portman Square, on Wednesday Evening next, February
26th, at 8 o'clock precisely.

Members are admitted on presentation of their Ticket for 1862. Tickets not trans-
WESTBOURNE HALL, WESTBOURNE GROVE, BAYSWATER. serable.
THE BROTHERS BOOTH beg to announce to the

N.B.- Evening Dress not necessary.

CHARLES SALAMAN, Hon. Sec. I Nobility, Gentry and the Public generally, that, owing to the very flattering recep St. James's Hall, W.

36 Baker Street, Portman Square. tion they received at their first Concert in England in November last, they are induced again to appear at the above elegant Hall, on Monday, February 24th, 1862, on which

THE MUSICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON. occasion they have secured the assistance of the following eminent artists:

TOURTH SEASON, 1862.- The Members are hereby Vocalists : Miss ELEONORA WILKINSON, Miss MARIAN WHEATLEY, Mr. TENNANT, and M. RAYMOND.

informed that the CHORAL PRACTICES will be resumed at the MaryleInstrumentalists : Solo Violin, Herr ALBERT BOOTH and Herr OTTO BOOTH; Solo

bone Institution, 17 Edwards Street, Portman Square, on Tuesday Evening, Violoncello and Guitar, Herr FERDINAND BOOTH; Solo Pianists, Mr. G. F. KIALLMARK

March 4th, at 8 o'clock precisely ; and that they will be continued on the following

Tuesday Evenings, viz.: Marchlith,[11th, 18th, 25th; April'Ist, 8th, 15th, 29th ; May and Herr S. LEHMEYER.

6th, 13th, 20th, 27th ; June 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th ; July 1st ; November 4th, Ilth, 18tb, Concert to commence at 8 o'clock precisely. Doors open at Half past 7.

25th ; December 2nd, 9th, 16th. Tickets: Stalls and Balcony Stalls, 3s.; Reserved Seats and Balcony-Reserved, 28.; Members will be required to produce their Tickets for 1862. Body of the Hall, Is. To be had at the Music Warehouse of Mr. F. COPLEY, West N.B.-Tickets not transferable Chorus Director, Mr. HENRY SMART. bourne Grove ; and at Messrs. Booths' residence, 39 Clarendon Road, Notting Hill;

CHARLES SALAMAN, Hon. Sec, O and on the evening of the Concert at the entrance of the Westbourne Hall,

St. James's Hall, W.

36 Baker Street, Portman Square

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M SAINTON begs to announce that his ANNUAL

SOIREES, for the performance of CLASSICAL CHAMBER MUSIC, will take place at his residence, 5 Upper Wimpole Street, on the following dates, at halfpast eight o'clock : Tuesdays, March, 4, 18, April, 1, and Wednesday, April 23.

Executants : Messrs. SAINTON, POLLITZER, DOYLE, WEBB, PAQUE and PIATTI. A pianist of eminence will appear on each occasion.

Subscription for the Series, one guinea and a half ; for a single soirée, half a gu to be had of M. SAINTON at his residence, and of the principal Musicsellers.

ASHDOWN PARRY'S

RECENT PUBLICATIONS.

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DIVIERE'S OCTOROON QUADRILLES, played I nightly at the Theatre Royal, Adelphi, under the direction of the Composer.

This is the only set on the airs of Louisiana, introduced by Mr. Diox BOUCICAULT IN the Drama. Price 3s.

ASHDOWN & Parry, 18 Hanover Square,

MESSRS. KLINDWORTH, H. BLAGROVE, DEICH

MANN, R. BLAGROVE, and DAUBERT'S CONCERTS of CHAMBER MUSIC (Second Season), at the Hanover Square Rooms, on Tuesday Evenings, March ll and 25, and April 8.

Programme of the first Concert: Trios by VOLKMANN and FRANCK, BEETHOVEN'S Trio for Violin, Viola and Violoncello in G, and Sonata (Bach). Vocalist, Miss BANKS.

Subscription Tickets, 11. ls. ; Single Tickets, 108. 6d.; Family Tickets to admit three to one Concert, One Guinea, to be obtained at the principal Music Warehouses, and of the Concert-givers.

SYDNEY SMITH.-LA HARPE EOLIENNE. D Played by the Composer daily at his Pianoforte Recitals at the Crystal Palace with unabated success. Price 49.

ASHDOWN & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square.

THE MUSICAL STUDENT'S MANUAL, Combining

the Essential Elements of Musical Knowledge, with a succinct guide to the read. ing of Vocal Music, by THOMAS MU'RBY, Editor of the “Golden Wreath," "New Tunes to Choice Words," &c.

Div. I. Relating to Sound, pp. 136, price 2:.
Dis. II.-On Rhythm, to complete the Work, will be published shortly.

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Whence sprang this sudden want of sympathy? Were not the greatest (From our own Correspondent.)

female artists in the world assembled here? Was not the favourite of

favourites with the Berlin public, namely, Zelia Trebelli, again engaged ? THERE has been little novelty at the Royal Opera House lately, the Were not the Sisters Marchisio, and Adelina Patti, who was preceded attractions having consisted of Nurmahal, La Fille du Régiment, and by so brilliant a reputation, worthy of the most lively interest? the Lac des Fées. In the last-named Mad. Masius-Braunhofer sus

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must seek for the reasons of public apathy in some other circumstance. tains the part iof the fairy Zeila, and makes more of it, both vocally and

Many will assert that the want of a good tenor was the principal cause. dramatically, than any of her predecessors whom I have seen undertake

Without absolutely denying the truth of this assertion, I believe it cannot it here.

be logically maintained. I must, therefore, seek some other reason. For Leaving the stage awhile for the concert-room, I have to chronicle

two years, the public had given itself up to the intoxicating excitement of the third Soirée for Chamber Music, given by Herren Zimmermann

Italian music; raving about La Traviata; in raptures with Rigoletto; and Stahlknecht, a very agreeable entertainment, with regard to the

worshipping Il Trovatore. I mean, of course, only the great mass of pieces selected, as well as to the manner in which they were executed. the public

the public, for competent judges were invariably calm and moderate. Among the old favourites were Schubert's Pianoforte Trio, Op. 100, and

| Without wishing to dispute the excellences of the above operas, to Beethoven's Quartet in F major. In the way of novelty, there was a

which some few others might be added, I say that, for German tastes, Quartet by Herr Stahlknecht, of which I am inclined to think favour

they do not, in the long run, possess sufficient attraction to create a abiy. Herr Becker, who is well known as a violinist in Paris, and, if

lasting enthusiasm. Accomplished singers appeared and charmed the I mistake not, in London*, has produced a favourable impression of his

public, and, in the general excitement, even persons of less talent were talent, on the occasion of his first appearance here, when he played

accounted great. Such was the state of Italian operas in past years, a some Paganinian variations, and Mendelssohn's Violin-concerto. In

state which justified Eugenio Merelli, who could call the greatest artistic the former he astonished the general public ; in the latter he proved

celebrities his own, in looking forward, full of hope, to the season just his right to be considered a musician fit to interpret the works of the

over. But circumstances had changed. The result of two years' rapgiants of art. The programme of the fourth Sinfonie-concert, by the

ture was a marked reaction ; and now ensued a want of interest, Royal Chapel, comprised Beethoven's Overture to Kiny Stephen, Mozart's

bordering upon apathy. Much has been said and written for and Symphony in G minor, the “Reigen secliger Geiste," from Gluck's

| against Italian Opera in Berlin. Some thought it uncalled for, while Orpheus, Cherubini's Overture to Anacreon, and Beethoven's Symphony others regarded it as a necessity in the metropolis of art."* Without in C major- a goodly array, as I am prepared to assert against all

adopting either of these views, I confine myself to fact, and, from the comers, although, it is true, the first-named overture was a pièce de cir.

experience gained, believe I am justified in saying that a mediocre constance, and is one of the least vigorous compositions that ever came Italian company dares no longer show itself here, and that even a from the pen of the mighty master. Gluck's contribution delighted the combination of first-rate artists, such as we had last scason, would find audience so much that they insisted on its repetition, yet, to my mind, it difficult to maintain a position for any lengthened period. A retro. the effect would have been greater still, had the well-known “Dance of spective glance at the events of the now defunct season, will prove that Furies,” from the same opera, been played first, as on former occasions. the impresario Merelli has descrved the thanks of the public, though Cherubini's overture to Anacreon-one of the show.pieces, by the bye, much is due, on the other hand, to the Intendance-general, who, at a of the Royal Chapel--fully maintained its old popularity. That both large sacrifice, provided a body of singers, such as few Italian theatres symphonies were performed in a manner worthy of this celebrated

in Eurore could show. Italian Opera has become a matter of fashion ; band, it is perhaps, superfluous to add. That of Beethoven's I never

the members of the Parisian beau monde meet each other at the Théâtre heard more beautifully rendered. At the third concert of the Sing.

Italien, while the rendezvous of the London aristocracy is Covent academie the attraction was Blumner's oratorio of Abraham, first per

Garden Theatre. But apart from this national and fashionable view of formed by the Society in March 1860. The choruses were given with

the case, which, at Berlin, may, perhaps, be placed in the background, great precision, and materially enhanced the effect of the solos, in which,

an annual and not immoderately extended series of Italian peron the present occasion, Herr Krause, of the Royal Opera House, took

formances possesses attraction for amateurs and professional men; and part.

when artists of first-rate talent are engaged, it is of undoubted value. If, A large number of invitations was issued for the last Court Concert,

therefore, Herr von Hülsen made a sacrifice for the sake of art, he in the White Hall of the Royal Palace, M. Meyerbeer, Royal Musical

ought not to be blamed, but, on the contrary, is entitled to gratitude. By Director-general, acting as conductor. The first piece in the pro

introducing singers of the first class, his object was to give the art esgramme was Beethoven's Overture to Coriolanus; then followed the tablishment intrusted to his care its proper rank. “Waltz-song," from M. Gounod's Faust, sung by Mlle. Lucca, and the

The season began with the Sisters Marchisio, who alone sufficed “Inflammatus," from Rossini's Stabat Mater, by Mad. Köster. The first

to keep alive public interest for months. Then there was Mlle. part was brought to a conclusion by the “ Miserere," from Il Trovatore. Trebelli, who showered out in a single breath, an entire cornucopia of The second part began with the introductory music and bridal chorus

| bravura and solfeggi, entrancing with the nobleness of her style, and from Lohenyrin. Next came G. M. Gounod's “ Ave Maria," sung by

| conquering with the clear, bell-like tones of her voice. Mlles. Rideri Mad. Köster, with violin accompaniment by Herr Becker ; and finally

1 and Brunetti (to procced) were also valuable acquisitions; and, last M. Meyerbeer's imposing “ Coronation March," performed by two

not least, Adelina Patti, the girlish vocalist, who speedily transported orchestras, the effect of which was exceedingly grand.

her English triumphs here, and, by a rich combination of artistic exMozart's birthday, the 27th January, was allowed to pass over with.

cellences, brought the season to a brilliant conclusion. Six such ladies out any particular demonstration on the part of amateurs and professors

in one company is almost unexampled, and shows clearly the object of here. About the only exception was the performance of the overture

the management of the Royal Theatre to have been the gratification of to Die Zauben flöte, and the Symphony in C with Fugue (Jupiter), at

the public. If we cannot think as favourably of the gentlemen, the the fifth Soirée for classical orchestral music, given by Herr Liebig.

reason is that even in Italy there are not many really great men-singers; Herr Hans von Bülow has returned from the Netherlands, where, ac

and that we must be content with such as can with least discredit fill cording to report, he was very successful; but then Herr von Bülow is

their place. Signore Zacchi, Agnesi, and Squarcia, were very good, pianist to the king, and the good Netherlanders, like the Germans,

and if the tenors Pancani, Montanaro and Tiberini, were less comhave great respect for any one who is “ Königlicher” this, or Hof

mendable, a double obligation is due to Herr Theodor Formes, for that. The gentle musician's cheval de bataille appears to have been

having, with such readiness, come to the rescue of the Italian repertory, Liszt's Transcription of the waltz from M. Gounod's Faust, which he

and enabling Lucia and Il Trovatore to be played towards the close of played at almost every concert. He is loud in praise of the orchestras

the season. in Holland.

Sig. Orsini conducted the performances in a manner which showed The Italian performances at the Royal Opera House were brought to a

him thoroughly acquainted with the repertory, the style in which he got close a few days since. A season of three months in Berlin may be taken up Un Ballo in Maschera especially deinonstrating his musical ability. as a fair test of the capabilities of the company; the mere fact that the

The Italians have left Berlin, but, it is hoped, only to return next winter original term-agreed on, namely, two months, was extended to three, is a

and delight us with more that is beautiful and new. convincing proof of their excellence. Yet an attentive observer could easily perceive the difference between this year and the preceding ones. There was no such lively interest as in the previous season, and scarcely

HAMBURG.— The members of the orchestra and chorus at the any enthusiasm, while, when there was any manifestation of the latter

Stadt theatre lately serenaded Herr Neswadba for the great pains he feeling, it was confined to a few individuals. Whence arose this coolness?

took in getting up M. Gounod's Faust. * Monday Popular Concerts, to wit.-ED. .

* What will Paris say to this ?_ED.

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