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complished Mlle. Guerabella, and the less experienced though improv

fered in the Hartley Colliery_which may account for a conspicuous ing Mlle. Georgi.

feature in the programme, viz.--an ode upon that lamentable calamity, The splendid weather on the day of the last concert - a “ May day" written by Mr. Shirley Brooks, and set to music by the Hon. Seymour in the brightest sense, enhanced the attractions of the programme, solid

Egerton. The poem is one of great literary power, full of bright fancy, and various as they undoubtedly were, and made the now comfortable

| and remarkable for the flow no less than the finish of its numbers; and commodious music room of the Crystal Palace seem the most agree

worthy, in short, of its distinguished author, who has more true poetry able resort imaginable. The acoustic conditions of this ingeniously con

in him than the world has yet acknowledged. The music is divided trived structure are at present unexceptionable; and only by those

into five parts, respectively fitted to each change of rhythm adopted by nearest to the public entrance, which, when the attendance is unusually the poet,-a recitative, accompanied (Mr. Underdown); a part song for large, as was the case on the present instance, is either partially choked five voices (chorus); a recitative for tenor (Herr Kümpel); a ballad for up or presents an almost unintermittent stream of in-goers and out

tenor ; and a final chorus. The striking numbers are the five-part song goers, is any sort of inconvenience experienced. Elsewhere every note,

(“When the laurel wreath is woven"), and—notwithstanding the close whether from singer or from player, can be plainly and favourably

can be plainly and favourably resemblance of one particular passage to a prominent theme in Weber's distinguished. The orchestra, which has never ceased to make progress

overture, The Ruler of the Spirits--the final chorus. The execution since Herr Manns undertook the direction, is now, for its numerical

was, for the most part, highly creditable; and the audience not only strength, equal to almost any body of instrumental executants that could

encored the part-song, but unanimously recalled the composer at the be cited. Its performances are alike vigorous and delicate-model-per

termination of his work. The ode was preceded by Beethoven's over. formances, to do them justice, in their way. With the spirit of research

ture to Egmont; the first tenor air and a chorus ("Yet doth the Lord for which Herr Manns is famous, he had, for the occasion under notice,

see it not") from Elijah (solo singer Herr Kümpel); and the Barcarole taken down from the shelves of his well-stored library a symphony pro

from Professor Sterndale Bennett's fourth pianoforte concerto-a bably unknown except to some half-dozen "music bookworms” in Great

beautiful composition, as all amateurs are aware, and played to per. Britain; but not the less on that account a work of singular interest and

fection, as all amateurs will believe, when it is stated that Mad. merit. Of all the composers of whom France can boast the most earn

Angelina Goetz was the player. The second part of the concert est, industrious, and ambitious was Méhul, for whom Napoleon I. might

began with the overture to Guillaume Tell (encored) and ended have done so much, and did so little. Méhul's domain, it is true, was

with the overture to Oberon--both orchestral masterpieces offering the opera, nevertheless, the French Gluck had aspirations of which the

difficulties to players of long professional experience, and thereGerman Gluck was innocent. He longed to be a Mozart in the con

fore doubly trying to amateurs, with whom the practice of music cert-room, just as he was a Gluck on the stage, and thus he composed

is an occasional means of relaxation. The Guillaume Tell oversymphonies for the orchestra and instrumental works of almost every

ture, moreover, was immediately followed by the elaborate introduction kind. Of the six symphonies which he has left, his own compatriots

to that magnificent opera, for chorus and solo voices (solos by Mr. Tom know little or nothing. The one in G minor (conventionally pro

Hohler, Dr. Lavies, Mr. Frank Skey, and Mr. Underdown - two tenors nounced the best, because the other five have never been essayed) is

and two basses), which together with the adagio from Mendelssohn's now and then heard of at the Gewandhaus concerts in Leipsic, rarely,

Symphony in A minor (“. Scotch '), also introduced in the second part if, indeed, ever, at those of the Conservatoire in Paris. Herr Manns,

of the programme, gave further proofs that in some instances ambition however,-a cosmopolite in art, though German by birth and education,

slightly outweighed discretion. Horsley's glee " By Celia's arbour ;” --is alive to the deserts of that which takes root under other climes.

Mr. J. L. Halton's arrangement of “ My love is like the red red rose," He has “revived” Méhul's symphony in G minor as he has “revived ”

as a part-song for chorus (extremely well given); a cleverly-written many other undeservedly forgotten pieces; and it ‘is to be hoped that,

solo for cornet-a-pistons (with accompaniments for the orchestra), the emboldened by the real interest with which it was listened to, he may

composition of Mr. Frederick Clay, performed by Mr. A. B. Mitford; be induced, not only to repeat this particular work, but to try another,

and two vocal solos - an aria from Donizetti's Dom Sebastiano and sooner or later, from the same pen.

Gordigiani's “Un Ricordo ” both sung with remarkable taste, the The pianoforte solo-Weber's brilliant and superb Concert-stück,

first (encored) by Mr. Tom Hohler, the last (and, though not encored, always admired by musicians, and, when rendered in the proper spirit

the best) by a gentleman whose name we could not learn, * completed by a skilful performer, just as acceptable to the public at large-was

the programme. The orchestra, consisting of upwards of seventy perreceived with the accustomed favour, the pianist, Miss Arabella Goddard

formers (thirty from the ranks of the “ Wandering Minstrels ") was (who stands high in the good graces of the Crystal Palace audience),

conducted, with the nerve and decision of an old practitioner, by the being recalled at the conclusion. The performance of Miss Goddard

Hon. Seymour Egerton. The chorus numbered something short of was magnificent throughout, and accompaniments were given to perfec

200, and in each department - soprano, alto, tenor, and bass — voices tion by the band. Miss Goddard's second piece-Thalberg's fantasia

of rare strength and freshness were detected. Singers and players on the Serenade and Minuet from Don Giovanni-was equally success.

were exclusively amateurs. ful, and in deference to the unanimous wish of the audience, the young and gifted pianist returned to the orchestra and played another fantasia

DRAMATIC, EQUESTRIAN AND MUSICAL ASSOCIATION.— The Anni(** Home, sweet Home") by the same popular writer. The vocal music comprised “ Vedrai carino," and an air from Mr. Alfred Melon's

versary festival of this association was held at Willis's Rooms. At the Victorine—in the first of which a

first blush it might appear strange that an occasion to the rest of the young and seemingly nervous

world bearing somewhat of a solemn and penitential character should débutante (Mad. Gordon) produced a favourable impression, the last

be selected; but a moment's reflection will show that ordinary rules do being at present beyond her means. Mr. Suchet Champion also sang a

not apply to the theatrical profession. In this respect resembling the graceful romance by Herr Blumenthal, and the charming ballad from Mr. Macfarren's Robin Hood, “ My own my guiding star”_-both with

gravest of callings, they are busiest when mankind at large is making

| holyday, and it is a fact entitled to be set against the accusations applause. The dashing overture to Rossini's first “grand” French

charged upon the votaries of the stage, that of their limited vacation opera--the maturer version of his Maometto Secondo--wound up the

they are willing to devote one night to the sacred cause of charity. concert (which afforded universal satisfaction) with brilliant effect.

Had the celebration taken place one evening earlier, it would have fallen At the concert to-day, Herr Joachim is to play Mendelssohn's con

on the concluding night of the Carnival, with the mysterious rites of certo, and the first symphony (in C minor) of the same composer will

which the Germans, under the name of Faschings, associate the origin be given.

of their dramatic literature. Be the merits of the question what they THE WANDERING MINSTRELS.— The concert in aid of the Brompton may, one fact is beyond dispute, that the members of the profession Hospital took place, and more than came up to what had been mustered strongly in support of an association which seeks to provide anticipated. The audience, one of the most brilliant ever assem a sick fund for the relief of dramatic, equestrian, and musical perbled in St. James's Hall, was also one of the most indulgent-liberal formers. Conventional usage being laid aside, ladies were invited to of applause where the effort to please was manifest, and ultra join in the proceedings, and Mrs. Stirling and Miss Amy Sedgwick ocliberal where, as more than once occurred, earnest endeavour was cupied seats to the right and left of the chairman, Sir Charles Taylor. rewarded by success. In short, the performances were enjoyed The following members of the corps dramatique were likewise among from first to last, and in frequent instances appreciated with such down those present:- Miss Fanny Stirling, Miss Rosina Wright, Miss Charright heartiness as must have greatly flattered the amateur singers and lotte Saunders, Miss Sarah Booth, Miss Clara Fisher, Mr. B. Webster, players who were induced to make a public exhibition of their talents Mr. P. Bedford and Mrs. Bedford, Mr. and Mrs. Toole, Mr. and Mrs. on behalf of a very useful and commendable charity. When this con Swanborough, Miss Bufton, &c. An excellent dinner was provided, at cert was originally projected it was intended that the proceeds should be handed over to the fund for the relief of the families of those who suf

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the conclusion of which, grace having been said and the usual loyal help repining at what she deems a waste of available talent. Under these toasts given, the chairman, in proposing the toast of the evening, said circumstances, a "mutual estrangement arises; the lady regarding the that of all the charities to be found in this wonderful city of London gentleman as a selfish being, who, to gratify his own vanity, neglects the there was none in which the money was applied more directly to the interests which should be nearest to his heart; while the gentleman looks object in view than that which he had the honour to advocate. It was upon the lady as a prosaic creature, wholly unable to appreciate his especially deserving of support, because those who were relieved, sublime aspirations. Indeed, so completely does he act on this conviction instead of becoming completely broken up, were often enabled by its that he scarcely deigns to communicate any of his plans to Clara, but means to work on prosperously to the end of their days. During the generally confines his discourse to his sister, Miss Lindsay (Mrs. five years over which the accounts extended, it had relieved 2,575 days

Wilkins), whose overflowing good nature alone prevents her, from of sickness, it had met 155 cases of distress, and had paid for 256 jour

becoming an object of jealousy. Even the thought of parting is neys to places where employment had been provided for necessitous entertained, when a letter arrives from Clara's wealthy relatives in applicants. Its beneficial operation extended to all, whether it were the Scotland, who offer to undertake the care of her little girl. The offer gentleman who played Hamlet or Macbeth, the humbler performer who is gladly accepted, and David, who has the charge of taking the went on with a banner at 1s, a night, or the carpenter who sustained an child to the north, sets off at once, still betraying the selfish ideality injury from a “vampire trap.” For a payment of 128. 6d. a year, or of his nature, by evincing the greatest anxiety about a worthless 3d. a week, a sum of 5s. weekly was insured in case of sickness, or tragedy, while he will scarcely bid his wife a respectable good-bye. 101. to cover funeral expenses. Through the kind generosity of patrons In the first act, though the wife is unquestionably in the right, her sound they were enabled to give 5s. where a benefit society could, at the most, views are expressed with such repelling sulkiness that, in spite of one's prudently and properly offer 2s. Mr. B. Webster, whose name had better convictions, one is inclined to sympathize with the husband. But been coupled with the toast, in responding, assured the company that he

in the second act the intrinsically affectionate nature of Clara is fully felt an interest in the welfare of the association deeper than many persons

| exhibited. David's absence has awakened all her better feelings; she is could possibly imagine. He had known the want of a bit of bread; he anxious to make everything comfortable against his return, and happy had wandered by the seashore, glad to get the smallest fragment the

in the anticipated pleasure of communicating to him the good news that waters might cast up; he had suffered and worked on industriously and a London manager will produce the tragedy, thanks to the cuts that honourably in a career which had at length led him up to his present

have been made, and the “ effects” that have been brought in by Daposition. Mr. Webster warmly eulogized the association, and concluded

vid's very practical friend Dexter (Mr. W. Farren). However, the proby proposing “The Health of the Secretary, Mr. Anson.” In the per hour of return passes away; no David is to be seen; the pleasures course of his remarks Mr. Anson stated, that owing to the prevalence of anxiety are exchanged for its pains, which in turn give way to desof sickness, the cases relieved during the last six months were almost as pair on the arrival of an evening paper with the telegraphic information numerous as in the whole of any previous year. Assistance had been

that the vessel in which David was to perform part of his journey has afforded in 31 cases, and 72 journeys had been paid for. Mr. Webster been destroyed by collision with another of larger size, and that his proposed the chairman's health, who gave in return that of Mr. Roberts, name is not on the list of the saved. The tortures endured by Clara coupling his name with the toast of “The Fine Arts.” Mr. Thomas

nearly turn her brain, but they do not last long. David not only Taylor then introduced a toast which he said was always welcome, but comes home safe, but his heart has been softened by his visit to was that night attended with peculiar interest - " The Ladies.” Mrs.

Scotland, where he has been reminded how Clara left her wealthy Stirling, on behalf of her professional sisters, thanked the Dramatic relatives to follow his uncertain fortunes, and whence he brings a Association for the change in the order of their dining, and in a short

portrait representing her in early youth. The loving couple, conspeech, delivered with feeling and great ease of manner, touched on the

vinced that on both sides the heart is all right, have now only to rush evils from which the association was calculated to rescue poor actresses.

into each other's arms and vow, he to be more reasonable, she to be less The company shortly afterwards adjourned to the ball-room, where the

cross, for the future. In bringing this simple tale into dramatic shape, festivities were prolonged to an advanced hour. Under the leadership of

Mr. Marston has not confined the action to the place of Lindsay's reMr. Genve several well-known musical artists contributed to the success | sidence in London, but, with a singular boldness, has introduced a scene of the festival; and Mr. Toole, as usual, voluntered his services as toast.

showing him with his wife's relatives in Scotland, and when he departs master. Upwards of 1701. was collected in the course of the evening.

we behold all their terrors as they witness, from their balcony, the collision of the two steamers. At the present day, when, under

French influence, we almost lay it down as a principle that scenes DRURY LANE THEATRE. – On Thursday night Mr. Charles Kean should never change, save from absolute necessity, within the limits of took his benefit, and played the character of Othello. Much curiosity a single act, this sudden leap from Scotland to London, in the second was excited on the occasion, for thirteen years have elapsed since he act of a short piece, seems at first sight strangely inartificial, especially last sustained the part in London, and to a large portion of the present as the inoral idea could be completely carried out within the precincts generation of playgoers his interpretation was completely a novelty of London lodgings. But the use for which Mr. Marston employs this His Othello also derives a sort of historical interest from the circum. singularity more than answers any technical objection that may be raised stance that it is based in a great measure on his father's conception, and against it. By becoming almost spectators of the collision, without seeing therefore preserves a tradition which would otherwise be entirely lost the rescue of David, the audience share the harrowing anxieties of Clara for every one under the age of forty. We reserve for another oppor to an extent which would not have been attained had the telegram been their tunity a detailed notice of his peculiarities, and now simply record that only source of information. Nevertheless, we would advise the novice not Mr. Kean played with all the determination of an artist who has re to take for a precedent the violent expedient so skilfully employed by solved to produce an extraordinary effect; that in the third act he as- Mr. Marston. Though this is an age of railways, our dramatic locomotonished his audience by his vigour and his pathos; and that, altogether, tion is less rapid than in the days of Elizabeth. The character of Clara he conveyed an impression that the greatness of another period was re. Lindsay is admirably played by Mrs. Charles Young, whose overwhelmvived with singular freshness. After the fall of the curtain he was ing agony in the second act comes into wondrous contrast with the twice called, with an enthusiasm that could not be mistaken.

chilly sulkiness of the first. It is a real, earnest abandonment to the HAYMARKET THEATRE. —- A charming little domestic drama, pointed | violent emotion of the moment. David Lindsay is a less thankful with a very wholesome moral, has been written by Mr. Westland Mars | personage. His sufferings are rather of the chronic than the acute kind, ton, and produced at the Haymarket, with the title of The Wife's Por. and Mr. Howe is not to be blamed if he cannot make a neglected genius the trait. Though it is in two acts and involves several changes of scene, cause of a strong excitement. Most amusing, on the other hand, is Mr. it may fairly be ranked among those slight pieces in which the stage Dexter, the practical literary man, who is everything that David is not, becomes an animated cabinet picture; but the sentiments it embodies and, while he has not a tithe of his friend's genius, gains an ample are so true, the dialogue is so nicely written, and the characters, without income by accommodating himself to the taste of the times. At the being exaggerated, are sketched with so distinct an outline, that the same time, his head is so little turned by prosperity that he pays homage mind of a poet and an artist is discernible throughout. David Lindsay to the superior genius of his less practical friend, and is always ready to (Mr. Howe), described in the bill as a “classical tutor and a man of help him with his counsel, even at the risk of giving offence. We know letters,” is one of those perverse gentlemen who insist on writing epics not whether most to commend—the delicacy and the geniality with that no bookseller will publish, and classical tragedies that no manager which this part is drawn by Mr. Marston, or the hearty spirit with will produce. He consoles himself for the neglect with which he is treated which it is played by Mr. W. Farren. Mrs. Wilkins is good humour by the trite reflection that the slights of contemporaries will be com- itself as Miss Lindsay, though towards the end she plunges but timidly pensated by the plaudits of posterity; but his wife Clara (Mrs. Charles into the abyss of grief. The “mise en scène" of this piece is in every Young), who has been brought up in greater luxury than himself, and respect complete, and the sudden change of scene to Scotland allows finds that their income scarcely suffices to cover the weekly bills, cannot the introduction of a very beautiful view of the banks of the Clyde.

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NEW EDITIO N.
JUST PUBLISHED, PRICE 28. 6d.,

THE VOICE AND SINGING
T T L E B E R T H A." (THE FORMATION AND CULTIVATION OF THE VOICE FOR SINGING),

By ADOLFO FERRARI.
MUSIC BY
W. GUERNSEY.

W HEN this Book first appeared we foretold its success ;

our conviction being founded on the author's freedom from conventional trammels, the strong good sense of his opinions, the novelty and yet evident soundness of his precepts, and the conciseness and practical value of his examples and exercises, of

which every note is dictated by a clear and definite purpose. The influence of Signor Bertha had a happy heart,

Ferrari's method of formiog and cultivating the voice, as it is explained in this treatise, Always careless, always free;

is enhanced by the efficacy of his personal lessons in his practice as one of the most Cupid miss'd her with his dart,

eminent teachers of the day; and this work has consequently come into general use as As he hid behind the tree.

a manual of vocal instruction, not only in the metropolis but throughout the kingdom. And she, laughing at his art,

In this new edition the author has made various important additions to the work, espeClapped her little hands with glee.

cially to the Exercises. Formerly they were confined to soprano or tenor voices ; exBertha then was very young,

ercises for one voice being also available for the other. But, for the contralto, or the Always laughing, always gay

barytone, provision was not made. This desideratum is now supplied, partly by means Joyous were the songs she sung,

of entirely new exercises, partly by giving the old exercises likewise in transposed As she pluck'd the flowers of May

keys, and partly by adapting the soprano exercises also to the contralto or barytone, Nor could ardent lover's tongue

by the insertion of alternative passages in emall notes. By these means the utility of Steal her little heart away.

the work is very greatly increased. We have said that the remarkable qualities of this

book are the author's freedom from conventional trammels, the strong sense of his Bertha, she is older now,

opinions, and the novelty yet evident soundness of his precepts ; and this we will show Always thoughtful, always sad

by quoting, unconnectedly, a few passages which cannot fail to strike every reader.Shades of sorrow on her brow,

Daily News.
That her girlhood never had.
Could a lover tell you how,

" The chief value of this excellent treatise on the art and practice of singing is in Love drove little Bertha mad ?

the elaborate chapter upon the formation and cultivation of the voice, which precedes Bertha laugheth now no more,

the practical exercises. Signor Ferrari alleges that “every one who can speak may Always quiet, always wild ;

sing," and he discusses this fact not only with great intelligence but with excellent All forgot her songs of yore,

common sense. As a teacher of long and varied experience he speaks with authority, That her rosy hours beguiled

and the rules he lays down for the development of the vocal organs may be consulted Is that Allan at the door?

with advantage by all students of the art of singing. His book, in short, labours to Surely little Bertha smiled.

overcome the two leading difficulties which beset the scholar, viz., the production of
the natural or real tone of the voice, and the proper management of the breath."-
Observer.

London : Published, price 12s., by
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I NAVIGANTI (The Mariners).

AIRS, BALLADS, &c. IN THE OPERETTA BY ALBERTO RANDEGGER. NEW TRIO, for Soprano, Tenor, and Bass, Price 4s. “ ONCE TOO OFTEN."

(With English and Italian Words.) “ In the composition of this unaffected and graceful trio (which is inscribed to those

COMPOSED BY HOWARD GLOVER. excellent professors of the vocal art, Sig. and Mad. Ferrari), Mr. Randegger has shown not only the melodic gift, and the knowledge of how to write effectively for voices, but a thorough proficiency in the art of combination, and, as it were, a dramatic spirit, - THE SOLEMN WORDS HIS LIPS HAVE SPOKEN.” which might win favour for an opera from his pen. Each voice (tenor, basso and soprano), in the order in which they enter, has an effective solo, followed by an ensemble

Grand Air. Sung by Mlle. JENNY BAUR ... ... ... 48. Od. (or'tutti ') for the three voices in the major key (the trio begins in C minor), the whole | “ THE LOVE YOU'VE SLIGHTED.” Ballad. Sung by terminating with a coda, “sotto voce,' the effect of which, if smoothly rendered by three good singers, must be as charming as it is new. The more of such 'terzettinos

Mlle. JENNY BAUR ... the better."-MUSICAL WORLD.

“ STRATAGEM IS WOMAN'S POWER.” Ballad. Sung

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" LOVE IS A GENTLE THING.” Ballad. Sung by

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A YOUNG AND ARTLESS MAIDEN.” Romance. EW ITALIAN SONG, “ Parvemi il volo Scioglere."

Sung by Herr REICHARDT .
Melodia.

“ THERE'S TRUTH IN WOMAN STILL.” Romance.
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“ THE MONKS WERE JOLLY BOYS.” Ballad. Sung Just Published, price 3s.

by Herr FORMES . N EW SONG, “When thou and I last parted.” | “ IN MY CHATEAU OF POMPERNIK. Aria Buffa. Poetry by JESSICA RANKIN.

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(Handsomely Illustrated in Colours.) M ISS STA B B A CH'S NEW SONG, Fontainbleau Quadrille" by Carl Strauss .

As. od. “THE MORNING RIDE.”

“ La Belle Blanche Waltze," ditto ... ... ... ... ... ... 48. Od. Poetry by CLARIBEL. Music by BERNHARD ALTHAUS.

In the Press. " Miss STABBACH sung "The Morning Ride" with great éclat, it being admirably

Brinley Richards' Fantasia, or, “Once too Often." suited to her voice. The song itself possesses great merit. In its composition it is pleasing, lively, in the idea fresh. A continual flow of melody running throughout, and

Emile Berger's Fantasia, or, “ Once too Often.” the delicacy with which it is wrought, mark this song as a favourite. The words by " Mr. Glover's operetta is a decided, and, what is better, a legitimate, hit. The Claribel, which are sparkling, light and gay, have been wedded to music of endearing

songs before us have already attained a well-merited popularity. The monks were sweetness." _Dorset Chronicle.

jolly boys' is as racy as the best of the old English ditties, harmonised with equal London : DUNCAN DAVISON & Co., 244 Regent Street, W.

quaintness and skill, and thoroughly well suited to the voice of Herr Formes. The love you've slighted still is true' (for Mlle. Jenny Baur) has a melody of charming

freshness. Not less a model ballad in its way is A young and artless maiden' (for Just Published, price 4s.

Herr Reichardt), which sets out with an elegantly melodious phrase. Perhaps more to our liking, however, than any of the foregoing, excellent and genuine as they are, is

• Love is a gentle thing' (for Miss Emma Heywood), which enters the more refined SEA.

regions of the ballad-school, and attains an expression as true as it is graceful. The Duet for Soprano and Barytone.

opening holds out a promise which the sequel entirely fulfils. We shall look with real The Poetry by FREDERICK ENOCH. The Music by HENRY SMART.

interest for the remaining pieces of " Once too Often.”-Musical World. London : DUNCAN DAVISON & Co., 244 Regent Street, W.

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Act 1. :

The Dew lay glitt'ring o'er the grass,
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VOICE. S. d.

A mist lay over the brook ; Overture . ut

At the earliest beam of the golden sun Chorus, “ Here's to wine, and here's to beauty.

The swallow her nest forsook. Duet, ** Hate, hate."

T. B. 3

The snowy blooms of the hawthorn tree " I would ask a question " (Comic)

S. B. 40

Lay thickly the ground adorning, Song, “My own sweet child.”

The birds were singing in ev'ry bush Aria, " What glorious news" (C

At five o'clock in the morning. Recit. & Chorus, with Solos, “Let us haste."

Soprani. Solo & Chorus, " By earth and air."

Voices. Concerted Piece, " What do we see?”

And Bessie the milk.maid merrily sang,Duet, "Oh, father, pity!"

For the meadows were fresh and fair, Duet, "Oh, reflect ere you decide."

The breeze of the morning kiss'd her brow, Cavatina, “Pretty, lowly, modest flower."

And played with her nut-brown hair. Finale, Act I. .

But oft she turn'd and look'd around,
07.* Ballad,
« Bliss for ever past."
. . . S. or B.

As if the silence scorning:
'Twas time for the mower to wet his scythe

At five o'clock in the morning.
ACT II.
Recit. & Romance, “ How peal on peal of thunder rolls."

And over the meadows the mowers came,
12. Trio,
" By the tempest overtaken."

And merry their voices rang, 13. " My welcomie also to this roof."

And one among them wended his way 131. Cabaletta, "Can it be, do I dream ?".

To where the milk-maid sang. 14. Duettino, “Let the loud timbrel" (Unison.) .

And as he linger'd by her side, Recitative, “Nay, do not run away." .

Despite her comrade's warning, Air, “ 'Though we fond men all beauties woo

The old, old story was told again Duet, Thou weepest, gentle girl."

At five o'clock in the morning. 17. Drinking Song, "Let others sing the praise of wine. 18. Ballad,

“The Paradise of Love." 19. Finale, Act 11. . 19A, Trio, " What man worthy of the name.

. S. B. B. 3

BOOSEY & SONS, HOLLES STREET, LONDON. ACT 111. 191.

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- mi “ Hail, gentle sleep." : Ballad,

DVANS'S ENGLISH HARMONIUMS for Cottages, Concerted Piece

. . . . . 100

U Schools, Drawing Rooms, Churches, Literary and other public Institutions, are 22. Ballad, “A loving daughter's heart.” · · · S. 2 6

made in every possible variety at prices from 6 to 140 guineas. 23.

6 Concerted Piece

The Manufacturers

0 24. Rondo, Finale, “With emotion past all feeling.. :

have to announce the complete success of a New Patent Sell-Acting Blowing Machine, : 3 0

the only self-acting blower that has ever succeeded, which may be seen in operation at N.B.—Those marked thus (*) have transposed Editions.

Holles Street daily.
The Puritan's Daughter," arranged by
Favourite Airs from Balfe's Ope

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