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MONDAY POPULAR CONCERTS,
which produced a feeling of depression among the immediate witnesses. Patti had
made her final how, and was disappearing behind the curtain, when a large glass botile, ST. JAMES'S HALL,
fung, it was believed, from the upper gallery, fell upon the stage, and wis shivered
into a hundred pieces. Had it been thrown one second sooner, the consequences Regent Street and Piccadilly.
might have been very serious, but fortunately no particle of the glass touched the lads, nor did anybody indeed suppose the act tended as other than an outburst of wild enthusiasm. The charming singer merely exclaimed, How very strange! Was there anything in it?' and in a short time she was prepared to take her departure from the theatre. When she reached the stage door another scene presented itself, which showed that the events of the evening had not yet reached their grand climax.
The weather was wet and stormy; but nevertheless a multitude had congregated SEVENTY-SEVENTH CONCERT, on MONDAY outside, entirely filling the small street, and shouting with such determined energy,
that the neighbourhood was 'frightened from its propriety. A street cab (not a D EVENING, March 3rd, 1862, on which occasion
private vehicle, as is usual on such occasions) had been provided for the lads, and HERR JOACHIM
when she made her appearance the horse had been reinoved, and the mob attached
ropes to the shalts. With the aid of these they dragged the vehicle from the theatre Will make his first appearance this Season.
to Morrison's Hotel, several of the ringleaders mounting the roof and others clinging
to the back. The shouts of the populace followed them to their destination, and when PROGRAMME.
they arrived, they begged, or rather insisted, that Mlle. Patti would address a few PART 1.- Quartet, in C sharp, Op. 132, for two Violins, Viola and Violoncello words 'o :hem from the balcony. This she graciously agreed to do, and, presenting MM. JOACHIM, L. Ries, H WEBB and PIATTI (Beethoven). Song." The Lady's Wish," herself in the balcony, notwithstanding the drenching rain, thanked her Dublin friends (first time at the Monday Popular Concerts), Miss Poole (W. V. Wallace.) Sonata, cordially for their generous patronage, and showered upon them the bouquets she had
Ne Plus Ultra," for Pianoforte Solo (repeated by general desire), Miss ARABELLA received from the audience. Thus terminated the first euyaye rent of wille, Patti at GODDARD (World).
the Theatre Royal, Dublin, and as no mischief arose from the popular excitement, PART. II.-Sonata, in B flat, for Pianoforte and Violin, Miss ARABELLA GODDARD the faroured artist testified her desire to pay a second visit to the Irish metropolis as and Herr JOACHIM (Dussek). Song, "In a drear-nighted December" (first time at soon as circumstances will permit." the Monday Popul in Concerts), Miss PoolE. Trio, in E flat, for Pianoforte. Violin and Violoncello (first time at the Monday Popular Concerts), Miss ARABELLA GODDARD, Herr JOACHIM and Signor PIATTI (Hummel).
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LONDON: SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 186 2. Colliery Fund, will be noticed in our next. THE PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY IN LONDON, by George llogarth
received; and will be reviewed in our next. S-Y B-5.- Is “ Floll” another Scotch cultellator? and from the Out
A MAYOR'S NEST. Isles, too? If so, let him read Culvertail on Grouse, or consult the
To the Editor of the Musical World. divine Aurelius Prudentius, who writes at the end of a diatribe against nyctalops (theological nyctalops):—
SIR,_ The subjoined paragraph appeared in a recent im“ Nodos tenaces, recla RUMPIT REGULA
a pression of the Leeds Mercury, transferred, as you Infosta dissertantibus. Jdcirio Mundi STUI.TA delegit Deus,
will perceive, (from the columns of the Sheffield IndeUt concidant Sopbistica."
pendent: After this what becomes of the mythos of Hay and Maple ?
" PROPOSED TRIENNIAL MUSICAL Festival IN YORKSHIRE. — We DILETTANTE.-- On the contrary; the Bruges paper writes as follows:- understand that steps have been taken which will, it is confidently
« Il y a quelques jours on joua les Diamants de la Couronne et un hopcii, lead to the establishment of a Musical Festival, to be held vaudeville nouveau; la recette s'éleva à 12 francs 75 centimes !! triennially in Sheffield, Leeds, and Huddersfield. The Mayor of L'ouvrage obtint un succès legitime; on le reprit mardi dernier et Sheffield (John Brown, Esq.) and the Mayors of Leeds and Huddersfield, devinez à quel chiffre la recette s'éleva? A 6 francs 70 centimes !! | have met and consulted on the feasibility of the project, and we believe Satisfaites donc, au moyen de pareilles recettes, les nombreuses obliga. | the result has been the opening of negotiations with the Yorkshire tions qui pèsent sur une administration théâtrale.” What docs Choral Union and the numerous choral societies for which Yorkshire is “Dilettante” say to that ?
famous. It is not doubted that with such a large body of vocalists — A Pattist.--"A Pattist" is right in some particulars and wrong in
wrong in who have mainly contributed to the success of the great music meetings others. With some pains we have been able to find the article which
| throughout the country -- the district which includes Leeds, Sheffield appeared in the Dublin paper, and which we hope will satisfy our
and Huddersfield ought not to be without a festival of its own, which sympattitic correspondent :
shall be worthy of its importance and musical talent. The festival “On Saturday last the opera Marta was advertised for the benefit of Mlle. Patri,
would be for the benefit of the infirmaries and hospitals in the town in and it was further announced that she would sing, not only “The last rose of which it would be held. The promoters of the scheme feel themselves summer,' but also 'Home, sweet home,' and 'Within a mile of Edinboro' town.' greatly encouraged by the position which the Birmingham festival-held The house was crowded to such an extent that numbers were unable to obtain admission, and in several casts people were allowed the privilege of an entrée to
for a similar benevolent purpose — has achieved in the English musical the stage. The performance was one of the greatest successes this lavourite artist has world. The great festival at Norwich, and the cognato gatherings of ever achieved, and the encores were numerous; but the great feature of interest was, the three choirs at Hereford, Worcester and Gloucester, have also be. of course, the ballads, sung in the English language. The execution of these was so perfect, and the enunciation of the words so clear and distinct, that there were no come celebrated as affording opportunities for the display of the first bounds to the expressions of delight, and Mlle. Patti received an ovation such as is musical talent of the country ; and with these examples before them almost unknowli anywhere but in Dublin, At the conclusion, the rapture of the audience had risen to its highest point, and when the prima donna was called forward,
the promoters of the Yorkshire Festival need not desp:rir of success, if she was literally "pelted' with bouquets; but at this inoment a circumstance: occurred their scheme is properly launched. The great obstacle to be encountered
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in Sheffield would, of course be the (present) want of accommodation for all the world, cum multis aliis, are expected in London. such an assembly as would be called together. We hope to see the Has anticipation grown ashamed of its enthusiasm, or has scheme fairly before the public in a short time.” – Sheffield Independent.
hope burnt down to the socket? Are we to conclude this Many of the most active members of the Leeds Musical
dulness to be the lull before the coming storm, and is the Festival Committee, I have reason to believe, know nothing
deep silence merely the usual forerunner of vast and exhiliwhatever of the “proposed Triennial Yorkshire Musical
rating events? We know not. We think that pens are Festival,” and if the Mayor of Leeds has consulted with yet
always too eager to be communicative when news is valuable, other Mayors on the subject, it is, I am assured, entirely
and that words will come forth when the mind is laden. We without the knowledge or sanction of those influential gen
fear, indeed, there will be disappointment somewhere, but do tlemen who form the Committee, and at whose board he
not like to encourage depression on the threshold of an officiates as Chairman. The paragraph states that the re important undertaking. sult of the negotiations which have been opened, is an ap
To commence with the Italian Operas. But a few weeks plication to the Yorkshire Choral Union, and the numerous
since, three Italian Operas were counted upon. choral societies for which Yorkshire is famous.
It is now
doubtful if Her Majesty's Theatre will open at all, and I am assured that no application has been made to the Dri
Drury Lane is advertised to let.” Of the Royal Italian Opera Bradford Festival Choral Society, the largest single vocal
not a syllable is breathed, and the name of Mr. Frederick Gye association in Yorkshire, or to the Leeds Madrigal and
is as if it never had been. We are not, however, therefore to Motet Society, the next in importance and numerical
infer that the shrewd and diligent impresario of the Covent strength. It is not unlikely, therefore, that the “negotia
Garden Italian Opera is resting on his oars, or even on one tions” have so far been confined to the Yorkshire Choral
scull. No doubt we shall hear shortly how zealous and indefaUnion, and to its conductor, Mr. Burton, who may possibly
| tigable he has been in his endeavours to procure a successor to covet the conductorship of the “proposed Triennial.” .
Mad. Grisi-no easy matter, as our readers will readily unSo far as Sheffield and Huddersfield are concerned, the
derstand. To one whose ears are ever open to musical rumours proposal is simply a farce, inasmuch as neither of these
| all over the world, the names of Mlle. Trebelli and Mlle. towns has a Music Hall anything like capacious or decent
Lucca cannot be strange. Both these ladies have recently enough for such an undertaking as a “grand musical festival.”
earned high honours, one in the Austrian, the other in the If the suggestion put forth by the reporter for The Times,
Prussian Capital. Whether either is equal to represent the on the occasion of the first Leeds Musical Festival —
Pasta and Grisi line of character we cannot say, judging that a triennial meeting might very well be established " in
| from the reports of the German papers. We may feel assured, LEENS, BRADFORD and YORK”- could be carried out, that
however, that Mr. Gye has heard both ladies, and that he would be a sensible and, I believe, an entertainable proposal.
will be enabled to decide as to their especial capabilities. But the implied association with Sheffield and Huddersfield
Mr. Lumley, too, is said to have entered into an engagement can only mean that Leeds is to help those towns into some
with a young prima donna of the highest talents, Mad. or sort of a musical position and importance, to which neither
Mlle. Galetti, as her admirers assert, the very beau idéal of their resources nor their influence at present warrant their
a grand lyric artist. We shall be delighted to hear all aspiring. My own suspicion (and it is shared by very
ery three ladies at one or other of the London Italian Operas, many) is, that the scheme thus unexpectedly made public is
when we shall be able to pronounce which is most likely to the revival, under a new physiog nomy, of an old and deeply
PX make us forget the Norma of the last twenty years. laid plan to supersede the Leeds Musical Festival proper
| A lustre or so since, and at this time of the year the (which will, nevertheless, assuredly come on again in due course) and its eminent conductor. Dr. Sterndale Bennett. | prospectuses for both Her Majesty's Theatre and the Royal
Italian Opera had been some days before the public. The by something of a very inferior stamp, and in favour of a
| second week in March, indeed, was the customary period conductor whose highest qualification is that of an industri
for commencing operations. Some thirty years ago, the ous and eager chorus-“coach.” I know not whether, on Dr. Bennett's account, or on that
Italian Opera was in full swing in March, having opened in of poor menaced Leeds, or no matter on what grounds, you
February, and what was called the anti-Easter season was may find the matter worth some remarks in the MUSICAL
often the most attractive of the year. About the year 1830, WORLD; but I have thought it desirable, in the interest of
1831, 1832, or 1833,—“we like to be particular in dates,"— music in “ the Ridings,” to give you the opinions held by a
we remember seeing perform together, in the Donna del large circle at Leeds on the matter, and upon which you
Lago of Rossini, in the last week of February, Sontag, may base, from your own independent point of view, any
Pisaroni, Rubini, Donzelli, and Zuchelli, or Lablache. The observations you feel disposed to make. I am, Sir, yours
season is growing later and later every year, just like the
fashionable dinner hour, until one may suppose that, in its obediently,
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gradual process of retardation at the beginning, and elonP.S. Your able and caustic contributor, Mr. Henry
gation at the end, it will come round to the winter, and so Smart, could well deal with the subject, if he pleased, and
we may again expect Italian Opera to make its annual apyou were agreeable. He is well “up” in the musical politics
pearance with the Epiphany, as in the days of Camporese, of Leeds.
Fodor and Colbran. Birmingham, Clarendon Hotel, Feb. 26, 1862.
The directors of the Crystal Palace alone have spoken out and with most particular organ. They have issued their
pronunciamento for the forthcoming season, which is coTT is now the first of March, and the Musical season as yet pious, explanatory, and full of promise. No preliminary I shows no sign of movement or vitality. There is not a statement, indeed, could be clearer, more concise, and satispen stirring nor a tongue wagging to indicate the delight | factory than that contained in the little book which has been and excitement so confidently predicted for the year 1862 sent free of charge all over London—a novel and sure mode he year of the Second Great International Exhibition, when of advertising, planned, no doubt, in the fertile brain of of Mr. R. K. Bowley, the active and intelligent manager. | would do well to imitate, in thus introducing such a work In this little book is set forth all that may be expected from to the notice of his compatriots. There cannot be the the forthcoming Handel Festival, and assuredly a more slightest doubt that M. Rousseau will find his own judgment brilliant programme could hardly be conceived. We refer confirmed by the approbation of the public, and his receipts the reader to the document itself, wherein he will find the agreeably increased, particularly as the opera will be placed plan of the Festival laid out at length, and all the necessary on the stage in the most liberal manner. The scenery and details provided. Taking all things, for and against, into dresses will, according to report, be exceedingly magnificent, consideration, we cannot reasonably entertain a doubt that and the distribution of the various parts highly satisfactory. the Handel Triennial Festival, at the Crystal Palace, will There is, also, another guarantee-were another wantingbe one of the greatest features, if not the greatest, of the of success, in the fact that the French version of the libretto season.
is from the pen of M. de Saint-Georges, so celebrated for his If these desultory and discursive remarks prove nothing triumphs in this particular branch of dramatic literature. else, they will show, at least, that there is at this moment with one exception — an important one, indeed - no musical excitement abroad, no art-speculation afoot, no
Her Majesty's THEATRE. — M. Bagier-Mlle. Sarolta-Sig. novelty talked about, no interest involved, nothing, in short, Nicolo Lablache-Sig. Brizzi-Mad. Puzzi-M. Mapleson-Mr. to originate a subject for a leader, which should be the ab Lumley-Mr. E. T. Smith-the Earl of Dudley- Mlle. Titiens stract and brief comment on some passing event or projected (Tietjens)— Sig. Giuglini - Mr. Benedict - Mr. John Mitchell measure. Let us hope that something novel or suggestive (of “ No. 33"), &c., &c., &c., have more or less undertaken the may turn up by next week
direction of this establishment for the ensuing international season. Everybody having " signed” something or other, unless Mr. Gye makes a bargain for “the occlusion of portals previously patulous"
(which is also asserted), it will be very hard if, &c. For further THE Bohemian Girl is, decidedly, one of Balfe's most information consult the Era. I popular operas in England. Who shall say how many
Royal Englisu Opera.—Mr. Benedict's opera, The Lily of times it has been represented throughout the length and Killarney, has been now performed seventeen times in succession, breadth of the land ? who shall decide how many young and the verdict of the first night has been more than confirmed. ladies, after exacting a vast amount of solicitation, and de. So decided, indeed, is the success of the new work, that it has claring emphatically that they were sure " they could not;" been determined to run it to the end of the season uninterruptedly. they had "such a cold,”— a calamity which is usual, nay, it
Mr. Wallace's opera, however, is not to be shelved. We hear that would appear, indispensable, on such occasions-have, at last,
the directors of the Royal English Opera have taken Drury Lane
for the summer, and that Mr. Wallace's new work will insaid “they would try,” though they knew “they should make,
augurate the “appendix "-season. Miss Louisa Pyne had two Oh, such a failure !”—and then, screwing themselves and
nights' repose on Monday and Wednesday last, when Miss Thirl. the music-stool up to the proper pitch, delighted evening
wall sustained the part of Eily O'Connor in a manner highly parties by warbling out the assertion that they dreamed creditable to her talents. Niss Pyne has, however, resumed her they dwelt “in marble halls,” — an assertion which makes original part. our teeth chatter at the present moment, when the east |
Sacred HARMONIC SOCIETY.-Last night the Lobgesang (Menwind is freezing the very marrow in our bones ?—who shall delssohn), and the Stabat Mater (Rossini) were given for the first settle how many pairs of lips have whistled along our lead. 1 time this season--the principal singers, Mlle. Titiens (Tietjens), ing thoroughfares and most retired back lanes, in the Miss Fanny Rowland, Mad. Sainton-Dolby, Mr. Wilbve Cooper, neighbourhood of the Pall Mall Clubs as well as in the and Sig. Belletti. Every place was taken. On Friday next, the purlieus of Wapping, and, in a word, in every nook and
same programme will be given to accommodate those who were
unable to obtain admission yesterday. Mlle. Titiens (Tietjens), corner of this vast metropolis, a certain legend connected
| however, being engaged for a month at Barcelona, Mile. Parepa with the period, “ when the fair land of Poland was ploughed
| will replace her in the soprano music. by the hoof of the ” &c. &c.? Who can answer the above
HERR JOSEPH Joachim has arrived. questions? Can any one do so, including under the expression “any one ” all the members, past, present and to come, of the Statistical Society itself? We should say not. But Miss Elena CONRAN, the young Irish lady, who produced such the popularity of The Bohemian Girl has not been confined a favourable impression, some short time since, at the Monday to the United Kingdom alone. This opera is as great a Popular Concerts, is at present with Mad. Grisi in Paris. She has favourite at the antipodes; it is as attractive in Melbourne already become a great favourite in the salons of the fashionable and Ballarat, as it is in London, while it has drawn world, where her singing has excited the admiration of all who thousands and hundreds of thousands, both of opera
bave heard ber. During the past week, she created quite a sensagoers and dollars, in America. Nay, more than all
tion at Mad. de Morny's soirée, on which occasion she was most this : it has established itself as a universal favourite in
warmly congratulated by all present. There is no doubt Miss
Elena Conran is destined soon to achieve a high position on the Germany, and, if we mistake not, was the musical
lyric stage. work selected for performance at the Congress of Stuttgardt,
THE PARIS CONSERVATORY CONCERTS. — (From an occasional in 1855, when the two Emperors, Napoleon and Alexander, Correspondent.) The programme for the third of the present together with the King of Wurtemberg, met in that city. Nor series of these concerts, comprised the following compositions : is it a stranger to the theatres of Italy,where its charming me- | 1. Overture to Fidelio, Beethoven ; 2. “Benedictus," from the lodies have made it a stock-piece. There is one country alone
Mass in D, Beethoven ; 3. Seventh Symphony, Mozart; 4. Fraginto which it bas not yet penetrated, and that country is
ments from the first act of Iphigénie en Tauride, Gluck; France. But even there it will shortly be appreciated, for
and 5. “Jubel-Ouverture," Weber. The overture to Fidelio would
have been admirably played but for an unhappy fit of trepiit is announced to be brought out at the Rouen theatre on
|dation with which a gentleman, who shall be nameless, was the 15th or 20th March. The manager, M. Rousseau, has seized while executing an important solo. Weber's overture set a good example, and one which his Parisian confrères, | produced a greater effect than it did last year. The clarionet solo, in the middle of it, was deliciously executed by M. Leroy. couple of his own cadenzas composed expressly for this occasion. We Mozart's Seventh Symphony was loudly applauded, particularly believe this sort of intrusion is considered 'amiable’ and legitimate ' the allegretto. The menuet was encored. * Beethoven's “ Bene- by those who profess to have judgment in these matters. We know dictus," was execrably sung, while, on the contrary, the selections there is precedent for it,-plenty of precedent, Moscheles among the from Iphigénie en Tauride was admirably given. M. Massal was rest,—but that does not set aside the principle which demands respect especially good.
for the creations of genius, and that would cry out against our modern
laureate, with all his acknowledged poetic feeling, introducing one of Milax.— A correspondent informs us that the new opera, his cadenzas' into the works of Shakspeare or Milton. We desire to L'Uscocco, by Signor Petrocini, which had been some time in say this with every respect for M. Heller, who has shown to the musical rehearsal at the Scala, was produced on Monday night with a world, with his dreamy imagination and fancy. how well he understands success, almost entirely owing to the talents of Mad, Csillag, the poetry of his art. The .cadenzas' were talented pieces of workmanwho, both as singer and actress, won golden opinions from all who ship; but they were far from adding to the enjoyment of the charming heard her. It is doubtful, indeed, if the new opera would have concerto, interfering, as they did, with the natural flow of Mozart's survived to the end without her. Indeed, the great Hungarian | interesting theme. There was nothing particularly remarkable in the artist has been the principal support of the Scala this season, and
| performance of the other pieces alluded to, which were
Ländler,' when she does not appear, there is a manifest diminution in the
Prelude in D flat, Nuits blunches (No. 17), and Tarantelle in A flat, attendance. .
the last winning an encore; but they are all original, imaginative, and full of character; whilst it could not be otherwise than interesting to hear these pieces played by the gifted composer. Mad. Guerrabella
and Mr. Wilbye Cooper were the vocalists. The latter has recently Provincial.
returned from a study in Italy, and in certain qualities, such as delicacy of expression, seems to have gained by his visit to the sunny South.
He sang a graceful melody from Leslie's Holyrood with skill, as well Froy the Liverpool Post (date, Feb. 27th), we learn the follow. | as in good taste. Mad. Guerrabella added to her Manchester reputaing particulars of the third concert of the Wirral Philharmonic tion by the singing of Beethoven's 'Per pieta' and Costa's 'Dall'asilo Society :
della pace;' in the former showing fine declamatory power, with much
intelligent expression, and in the second a richness of ornament bril* The concert was held at the new Music Hall, Birkenhead, last liantly executed. She also pleased many who remember the beauty of evening. The principal vocalist were Mlle. Parepa, Miss Corelli, Messrs.
Sir Henry Bishop's early productions, by introducing the song of the J. L Hatton, Montem Smith, and Allan Irvinc. Mlle. Parepa is en
Mocking bird,' with which Miss Stephens used to delight her audiences dowed with a soprano voice of much sweetness ; and, if not of such
some forty years ago. The song is as fresh as ever, and we were glad extended compass as that of Miss Louisa Pyne, is emphatically musical.
to find a young vocalist like Mad. Guerrabella having an appreciation Miss Corelli sang one or two pieces very neatly; she has a pleasing con
of our English composer." tralto voice, its great deficiency being a want of flexibility. Mr. Allan Irvine and Mr. Montem Smith, both sang with taste and feeling; and
The mistake about the cadenzas was not likely to escape Mr. the veteran Mr. J. L. Hatton was as whimsical as ever. The chorus Hallé's observation, and accordingly the subjoined letter appeared singers deserve a word of praise, there being a happy blending of their next day in the same journal : roices and a correctness of time that were noticeable. The band was
“ To the Editor of the Eraminer and Times. effirient, the stringed and the wind instruments being in complete unison. The performers on the first violin, the violoncello, and the bassoon,
“Sir,- The remarks of your musical critic on yesterday's concert especially distinguished themselves. Indeed, the concert throughout was must lead your readers to believe that the introduction of cadenzas into such as to do the Wirral Philharmonic Society high credit. The splendid Mozart's concertos is optional with the performer. I feel sure you will hall was well filled.”
allow me to remove such an impression, and to inform the writer of the
paragraph, as well as your readers, that, in all concertos by Mozart, in From a report in the Durham Chronicle we make an abstract of five out of the six written by Beethoven, and in almost every other inthe Musical Festival which was recently given at Barnard Castle: stance (Mendelssohn cxcepted)-cadenzas, the place for which is dis
tinctly marked and prepared for in a peculiar manner known to all " The long talked-of musical festival. given by the Sacred Harmonic
musicians, cannot be dispensed with without destroying the symmetry and Choral Society, embraced two performances, viz., on Friday morn.
of the work or involving its mutilation. It is hardly necessary to exing, Mozart's 12th Mass; and in the evening, a miscellaneous concert.
plain that the object of these cadenzas is to recapitulate the principal The principal vocalists were Miss Welford, Miss Charlotte Naisbitt, Mr.
ideas contained in the movemert at the conclusion of which they are Clelland, and Mr. Lambert, of her Majesty's Chapel Royal. The or
introduced, to condense them, present them in a new form, and, in chestra embraced a large array of talent from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Stockton and Darlington. 'I he Mass, on the whole, was a successful
short, to give a résumé of the whole work; that this has, perhaps, in no performance. Miss Welford and Miss Naisbitt both sang effectively.
instance on record been done in a more masterly manner than by Mr. Mr. Clelland has a tenor voice of much sweetness, though not powerful.
| Heller yesterday, all musicians present at the concert will readily ac
| knowledge. Far from being an intrusion,' or a violation of the prinMr. D. Lambert's bass voice was well displayed in the • Benedictus.'
ciple which demands respect for the creations of genius,' the compoOf the choruses, the “Gloria' was taken too quickly, and in the
sition of cadenzas is in strict accordance with the intentions of our .Quoniam' several of the tenors and basses sang wrorg rotes through the whole piece. In the “Credo,' they however, won great applause.
greatest composers, and has always been regarded as one of the severest
iests of the musician's faculties. Thanking you for the space you have The evening concert opened with the glee, 'See the chariot at hand,'
kindly allowed me, I remain, yours very obediently, well: sung by the choir. The duet, ‘Soft sleep' (Trovatore), was given by Miss Welford and Mr. Clelland, and Mr. Lambert in Benedict's
“CHARLES HALLE, air, • Rage, thou angrs storm,' met with an enthusiastic encore. Mr. 1 “Greenheys, Feb. 13, 1862.” Lambert was encored in the whole of his four songs. A pianoforte Mr. Hallé's “ English,” by the way, is as polished as his definisolo on airs from Trovatore was well played by Miss Clelland, a pupil, tion of cadenza is correct. i Herr Hallé" he should be called no we believe, of Mr. Raper. The concert terminated with God save ihe
The last Gentlemen's Concert (so-called) in the Concert Hall, conducted by Mr. Charles Hallé, was rendered doubly interesting by the first appearance of the celebrated composer and pianist, M. Stephen Heller, before a Manchester audience. The following account of the performance is taken from the Manchester Examiner : “ At the concert last cvening the pianist and composer, Stephen
en Heller, was introduced to a Manchester audience, when, beside some of his own pleasant compositions, he joined Mr. Hallé in a duet for two pianofortes, selecting Mozart's Concerto in E flat,' and adding to it a
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TILHELM GANZ.-QUI VIVE! Grand Galop de Concert, played by the Composer with extraordinary success. Price 48.
ASHDOWN & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square.
HELLER, STEPHEN. Deuxième Canzonette. Price 4s.
· Cramer, BEALE & Wood, 201 Regent Street, W. APOLEON, ARTHUR. Andante Finale, from Lucia di Lammermoor,
p. 2. Price 3s. 60. CRAMER, BEALE & WOOD, 201 Regent Street, w. APOLEON, A. Grand Galop de Concert. Price 4s.
Cramer, Beale & Wood, 201 Regent Street, W. CAPOLEON, A. Un Ballo in Maschera, Grand Fan
tasia. Price 4s.
CRAMER, BEALE & WOOD, 201 Regent Street, W. CALLCOTT, J. G. Perpetual Motion Galop. Price 3s. Ditto
Autumn Leaves, Nocturne. Price 3s,
CRAMER, BEALE & Wood, 201 Regent Street, W.
Morro ma Prima in Grazia, from Un Ballo.
Price 3s. 6d.
Airs, in two Books. Solos, 5s. : Duets 6s.
LMICK. - ELFIN REVELS. Price 3s.
ASHDOWN & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square. QOLLMICK. — DIANA. Grand Galop de Concert. Price 4s.
Ashdown & Parry, 18 Hanover Square. RIVIERE'S OCTOROON QUADRILLES, played LU 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,
AsAvOWN & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square.
SYDNEY SMITH.- LA HARPE EOLIENNE. D Played by the Composer daily at his Pianoforte Recitals at the Crystal Palace with unabated success. Price 4s.
Ashdown & Party, 18 Hanover Square.
PRINLEY RICHARDS. - YANKEE DOODLE.
Ashdown & Parry, 18 Hanover Square.
ASHDOWN & Parry, 18 Hanover Square.
Ashdown & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square.
VOCAL MUSIC. MAMMA WON'T BRING ME OUT. Sung by Mrs.
G. REED. composed by T. GERMAN REED (illustrated). Price 3s. I NEVER DOES NOTHING AT ALL. Sung by Mrs. G. Leen, composed by T.
GERMAN Reed (illustrated). Price 3s.
CRAMER, BEALE & Wood, 201 Regent Street.
CRAMER, BEALE & WOOD, 201 Regent Street.
Words by G. LINLEY, Music by VERDI, Price 28. 6d. ONLY FOR THEE. Song. Sung by Mule. Parepa, Words by G. Linley. Price
28. 6. CRAMER, BEALE & Woov, 201 Regent Street, w. T'LL TELL YOU WHY I'D LIKE TO BE A ROSE.
Song. H. SMART. Price 2s.6d.
CRAMER, BEALE & Wood, 201 Regent Street, W.
the Sisters MARCHISIO (illustrated). Price 2s.6d. LE ZINGARELLA. Duet. Composed expressly for the Sisters Marchisio.
BILETTA. Price 3s.
TULES BRISSAC. — DIXEY'S LAND. Price 38.
ASKDOWN & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square.
ASHDOWN & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square.
Ashdown & Parry, 18 Hanover Square.
ASHDOWN & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square. TADOUARD DE PARIS. - MEZZANOTTE. Fantasia on the favourite quartet from Flotow's opera “ Martha." Price As.
ASHDOWN & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square. (ENRI ROUBIER. – ESILDA. Fantaisie-Polka de Salon. Price 3s.
ASHDOWN & Parry, 18 Hanover Square. TENRI ROUBIER. - FLEUR PRINTANNIERE. Fantaisie-Mazurka de Salon. Price 38.
ASHDOWN & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square. HENRI ROUBIER. — VAILLANCE. Morceau Militaire. Price 3s.
Ashdown & Parry, 18 Hanover Square. TULES SPRENGER. -INVITATION à la POLKA. Morceau de Salon. Price 38.
ASHDOWN & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square. TULES SPRENGER.-SOUS le BALCON. SerenadeMorceau de Salon. Price 25. 60.
ASHDOWN & PARRY, 18 Hanover Square.
LONDON: CRAMER, BEALE & WOOD, 201 REGENT STREET, W.,
AND 67 CONDUIT STREET; ALSO, 207–209 REGENT STREET.
LONDON: ASHDOWN & PARRY.