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NEW ORGAN MUSIC, ‘BY HENRY SMART.
HANDEL'S CHORUS ES, MR. LEWIS THOMAS will sing BRINLEY RICHARDS'
Specially arranged for the In National Song, “THE HARP OF WALES," at the Carnarvon Festival, and at every concert during his tour in North Wales.
With Pedal Obligato, by M VON JOEL will play his admired Waltz,
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MARIE D'ANNETTA'S NEW DANCE MUSIC
(Characteristically Illustrated). 1 New Song, expressly composed for him, "BELOVED ONE NAME THE 6 What Next Quadrilles" (Robin's Last), with cornet accompaniment DAY," at Truro, September 26 ; Devenport, September 30; at Plymouth, October 1; “ The Spirit Rapping Polka," dedicated to all spirit-rappers' mediums at Teignmouth, October 2; at Éxmouth, October 3.
“ The Llewellyn Waltz," dedicated to Mr. Backwell, B.M. 3rd R.W.M. ... 3 6
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“The Song of May"
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in woman still, ang themes of his fantasien sylphs or fairies int, which would
TREAM DANCE. For the Pianoforte. By EMANUEL SI TU SAVAIS. Romance. Composée par M. W. AGUILAR. 35,
D BAL.. 35. TANTASIA ON AIRS FROM HOWARD GLOVER'S
RELOVED ONE, NAME THE DAY. Ballad. The T OPERETTA,“ONCE TOO OFTEN." By EMILE BERGBR. 35.
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W The Music by ALEXANDER REICHARDT. 35. " These are three morceaux de salon of the most elegant description. Mr. TTAST THOU NO TEAR FOR ME? Ballad. The AGUILAR'S Dream Dance' is a graceful and imaginative movement, which would mako a charming accompaniment to a dance of sylphs or fairies in a ballet. Mr. 11 Words by M. Deigu. The Music by Ciro PINSUTI. 35. Berger has selected as the themes of his fantasia the two most favourite airs, . There's truth in woman still,' and A young and artless maiden,' in Mr. Howard Glover's SLEEP AND THE PAST. Canzonet. The Poetry pretty operetta : working them, by adding a short introduction, and a brilliant coda in
by HARRIET POWBk. The Music by J. P. Knigut. 35. tempo di valsa, Into a masterly and animated pianoforte piece, in which the vocal melodies are embellished by a rich and varied accompanimont. Mr. Macfarren's
MY GENTLE ELODIE. Romanza, The Poetry by Tarantella is of course in the time and measure of this Neapolitan dance, and preserves the rapidity of its breathless whirl. While, however, it is thus conventional 1 Mrs. CRAWFORD. The Music by EDWARD LAND. 35. in its form, it is new and original in its details. There occurs, in particular, in the
London : Duncan Davisox and Co. midst of it, a deliciously soft and dowing melody, played with the left hand, as if an the violoncello or bassoon, with a light and airy accompaniment in the upper part
" The above are a few of the prettiest vocal pieces that have appeared during the which contrasts beautifully with the impetuous current of the rest of the movement."
past publishing season. They are all by well-known and popular composers, of -The Press.
whose talents they are agreeable specimens. Balfe's French romance is in his hap
piest vein. Our countryman has successfully contended with the Parisian composers THE AIRS, BALLADS, FANTASIAS, QUADRILLES, on their own ground-witness the reception of his fine operas, Les Quatre Füs Aymon
and Le Puits d'Amour, at the Opéra Comique; and in the little song before us he WALTZES, &c. IN THE OPERETTA OF
shows how entirely he is at home in the French style. It is tender and passionate,
with that infusion of graceful lightness and gaiety which gives the French poetry and “ONCE TOO OFTEN."
music of this class their peculiar charm. Signor Gardoni has sung it in public with
delicious effect; but it by no means requires the aid of such a singer to make it COMPOSED BY HOWARD GLOVER.
charming. Mr. Alfred Mellon's ballad is worthy of that able and eminent musician. Performed with the greatost success at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The melody is simple and natural, without being trite or commonplace; and the
whole composition shows that new and striking effects of modulation and harmony 3. d.
may be produced without setting at defiance (as is too often done the established “Oh! Glorious Age of Chivalry." Duet. For Soprano and Contralto
principles and rules of art.-Few vocal pieces of the present time have obtained greater
... “ The Solema Words his Lips have spoken." Grand Air. For Soprano ... 46
popularity thari Herr Reichardt's song, “ Thou art so near," not only in English,
but (by means of its German and French versions) all over the Continent. His new “ The Love you've slighted still is true." Ballad. Sung by Mlle. JEXXY BAUR " Stratagem is Woman's Power." Ballad. Sung by Miss EMMA HEYWOOD... 2 6
production, Memory,' is of a similar character, and bids fair to have a similar sue-,
cess. Mr. Desmond Ryan's verses are elegant, and Reichardt has united them to a "Love is a gentle Thing." Ballad, Sung by Miss EUA HEYWOOD “ A young and artless Maiden." Romance. Sung by Herr REICHARDT
melody at once pure, simple, and expressive. Signor Pinsuti's ballad, Hast thou " There's Truth in Woman still." Romance. Sung by Herr RRICHARDT ...
to tear for me!' has been recommended to the attention of the public by the pleasing "Tho Monks were jolly Boys."
performance of Mr. Tennant, for whom it was written, and by whom it has been sung Ballad. Sung by Herr FORMES ... “In my Chateau of Pompernik." Aria Buffa. Sung by Herr FORMES
at many of the best concerts of the season. Signor Pinsuti, an Italian, has produced an air of Italian grace and beauty, while ho has entirely avoided the faults into which
foreign composers so often fall in setting English words to music. The melody not FANTASIAS, QUADRILLES AND WALTZES.
only expresses the sentiment conveyed by the poetry, but does not present a single Brinley Richards' Fantasia, on“ Once too Often" ..
misplaced emphasis or accent most important requisite in vocal music. Mr. Emile Berger's Fantasia, on “Once too Often"
Knight's canzonet is melodious, flowing, and extremely well fitted for a mezzo-soprano « Fontainbleau Quadrille," by Strauss. (Handsomely Ilustrate
or contralto voice. There is a flaw in one place which dims the clearness of tho « La Belle Blanche Waltz," ditto ... ...
harmony. In bar 8, page 2, G fiat in the melody is accompanied by E natural in the
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not, we think, in the present case. There is much that is masterly in Mr. Land's romanza, and Mr. Santley, for whom it was composed, has sung it with deserved success. We could have wished it had bocn a little less elaborate ; that the flow of the melody had been less disturbed by extraneous modulation; and that the pianoforte
accompaniment had been lighter and less loaded with notes. It is a fine song. THE FOLLOWING COMPOSITIONS (Copyrights), nevertheless, and not unworthy of the author's well-meritol reputation."— The Press. I by this eminont Composer, aro published by DUNCAN DAVISON & Co.:
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which greatly increase its value."-Illustrated Next. I “DI GIOJA INSOLITA." Sung with distinguished succoss by Mlle. ADELIXA PATTI, in the operas of " Il Barbiere di Seviglia," “ Don Pasquale," &c. &c. Ti London : DUNCAN DAVISON & Co. 244 Regent Street, W. The Words by LORENZO MONTERASI, the Music by MAURICE STRAKOSCH. London: DONÇAX Davisoy & Co. 244 Regent Street, w,
Just Published, Just published, price 35. MLLE. ADELINA PATTI'S NEW BALLAD, SIX OPERATIC RECITALS for the PIANOFORTE,
V " THE OLD HOUSE BY THE LINDENS." The Poetry by LONGFELLOW. Sung with the greatest success by Mue. ADELINI PATTI, for whom it was expressly
IMMANUEL LIEBICH. composed by HOWARD GLOVER, London: Duncax Davisox & Co. 244 Regent Street, W.
No. 1. "Freyschütz," dedicated to Miss Catherine M. Pfeil.
2. “ Freyschütz," dedicated to Miss Taylor ... THE HARP OF WALES. Ballad. ' Composed by
"Norma," dedicated to Miss Katherine Greenhill
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which promised as far to excel all other oratorios as Elijah had (From our own Reporter.)
outshone all that had gone before, or any that appear likely to
Sept. 12th, 1862. succeed it. If the attendance at the first two concerts was not as numerous The cast of Undine included two of the original representatives, as it might have been, the third and last compensated for previous Mr. Sims Reeves, as Hildebrand, and Mr. Weiss, as Kühleborn; shortcomings, and the anything but cheerful looking Shire-Hall | Mlle. Titiens, sustaining the part of Undine, and Mad. Sainton was literally crammed to overflowing, numbers who had deferred Dolby (as at Hereford), that of Bertalda. The Gloucester making up their minds until too late, learning the application of audiences, in one respect, somewhat resemble poor Charles Lamb, the proverb, that “procrastination," if not “ the soul of business," who, when in his younger days, occupying the useful, but unconas Lord Dundreary might say, is certainly the "thief of time," and genial post of clerk in a mercantile office, and being reproached by tickets too, as they found on presenting themselves at the sole depôt his principal with “really Mr. Lamb, this is too bad, you are late provided for their sale. And here by the way it may not be out of again," replied, stammeringly, “Well, sir, but if I come late, look place to remark the exceeding inconvenience of having only one how early I go away;" and so on this principle, the same people office for the purchase of tickets. Day after day have we observed, who cannot remain to hear, “Thanks be to God," find it impossible just before the performance, carriages driving up, their occupants to get in their places time enough to hear the overture and opening struggling for admission into the by no means extensive establish- chorus of Undine, although the conductor had patiently waited ment which enjoys the entire monopoly of the disposal of admissions, I considerably beyond the hour set down for commencement. As an injustice not only to other shopkeepers of the town, but an a matter of course, all the principal “ numbers” met with loud arrangement productive of delay, discomfort and confusion, as well approbation. Undine's elegant and catching song, “Mark as detrimental to the interests of the festival, to say nothing of the waves that rippling play," the effective terzetto, “ Daughter monopolies of all kinds being bad. When the Commissioners of of a wondrous race," the scena commencing with the recitative, the International Exhibition virtually confined the sale of catalogues “My own Undine," and concluding with the stirring air, to the building, by putting some twenty-five per cent on to the “ Loud sounds the trumpet”-never more finely declaimed price if purchased elsewhere, the few disposed of soon taught them than on this occasion by Mr. Sims Reeves, the solo contralto a lesson of wisdom, and they were glad to rescind their regulation, air, 66 The Baron's old castle," and the invocation to the and permit free trade to an unlimited extent, and so with their gnomes, all coming in for their share of unmistakeable approval, tickets, at first restricted, but now to be obtained in all quarters. the quartet and finale, bringing to a triumphant conclusion this It can make no difference to the stewards, who only allow a very charming work, which lends additional pleasure each time that it trifling commission, whether one person or twenty, shall have the is heard. Of the general execution we may say with truth, that it percentage; indeed, we should imagine it would be to their advan- | might have been better. A concert which included sixteen pieces, tage to increase the number, inasmuch as it would afford extended in addition to a work the length of Undine, can hardly be called publicity, in itself a most desirable recommendation, in addition to short, but we suppose that as these festivals are only triennial, a the gain to the public, who, instead of being squeezed and hustled less extended programme would not meet the desires of their in a narrow doorway, having both in exit and entry to stem a patrons, to say nothing of the exigencies of principal singers, most conflicting tide, would have their choice, and procure their vouch- of whom like to be heard more than once each evening. The ers without loss of time or temper. Another arrangement also, of overture to Guillaume Tell should be by this time tolerably familiar an obstructive character, calls for notice, the erection of a V shaped to the band, considering how frequently it has been played by the barrier outside the Cathedral, which might be very well if a terrific majority of them during the last two seasons, to say nothing of its rush were expected, like that to the gallery of a theatre on a boxing having been for many years a stock piece at every important night, but with doors opened an hour and a half before each per- meeting in the kingdom; yet, strange to say, its execution was formance, it surely cannot be necessary to form a “queue" after very far from perfect; indeed, a so generally coarse and unsteady the fashion of the Parisian Theatres. There may, however, be an performance it has not been our lot for some time to hear. occult reason, and that rather with a view to prevent the rapid A fantasia of his own composition gave Mr. R. S. Pratten an sortie, than the too sudden ingress of the public, and so, by gently opportunity at once of displaying the fine tone of his perfected filtering the audience out of the Cathedral, affording that double flute (to which the Jurors of Class 16 have awarded a prize file of fair and bewitching ladies (whose smiles are more powerful medal) and the absolute perfection of his own mastery over the than either sermons or music, to aid the cause of the charity, and instrument. The clear, flexible voice of Mlle. Parepa in Bellini's whose cool persistence in refusing to see that one has already con- | “Qui la voce," and the sparkling laughing song from Auber's untributed to the preceding plate, shows such earnest devotion to the accountedly neglected Manon Lescaut, elicited hearty and deserved cause, and such thorough belief in their own fascinations) an applause, and it is not surprising that Mlle. Titiens should win opportunity of personally soliciting each individual, and so allow an encôre for her brilliant version of Arditi's well known “ Bacio" ing none to escape their wiles. If this be the case, whatever incon- | waltz. If Signor Bossi had rather more knowledge of his art, venience may be suffered, would of course be borne with equanimity. / and less tendency to buffoonery (which is as distinct from real But to return to our concert. With such an attraction as Mr. humour as Mr. Sothern's performance is from that of a “music Benedict's Undine, it is no wonder that the Gloucestrians flocked hall” nigger) his attempts at “Madamina” and “Dunque io son " in crowds, and exhibited an enthusiasm proportionate to their might be more satisfactory. After the latter, it was an agreenumbers, and worthy the work they had come to hear. Produced able relief to hear Madame Laura Baxter in Mr. H. Smart's at the Norwich Festival two years since, subsequently performed - Estelle," which was sung with all the feeling of an artist who at St. James' Hall, where its provincial success was at once unani- thoroughly entered into the spirit and poetry of a composition of mously confirmed by that most exacting tribunal, a London which twenty year's existence has not dimmed the lustre. Mr. audience, repeated last year at Hereford, where it was received | Weiss, who, at a previous concert, revived one of Balfe's songs with no less favour, this charming cantata has taken the position from a too seldom heard opera, resuscitated another from an almost which is justly its due, and which no composition of a similar forgotten play, The Castle of Andalusia, a melo-drama of the old nature,' since Dr. Sterndale Bennett's exquisite May Queen school, to which we owe that delight of amateur bass singers, (written for the Leeds festival of 1858), has more honourably earned. I (especially in country towns), “ The Wolf," as well as “ Flow, There is no test so certain to ascertain the intrinsic goodness of thou regal purple stream," a good example of Dr. Arnold's style music as its frequent repetition, and we may be sure, if after of composition, and which enjoyed wonderful popularity in its day, frequent hearings, it still affords pleasure, that it possesses a ster- / a popularity of which we hardly think the lease will be renewed by ling worth, beyond the reach of time. Take, for instance, such the present generation. The unaccompanied “Pater Noster," from works as Mendelssohn's Lobgesang or Elijah. What musician is | Dinorah, very smoothly sung by Mesdames Parepa, Laura Baxter, there who does not love to hear them at every opportunity, each Mr. Montem Smith, and Mr. Winn, had its effect destroyed by an time finding fresh beauties, and new sources of admiration, thanking instrumental conclusion, as unlooked for as it was perplexing, and God for the divine art, and only regretting that such a gifted for which it appears that the orchestra were not altogether responcreature should have been called away before his mission was half sible, the piece having been re-instrumented by Meyerbeer, and complete, and thinking sadly over that fragment of Christus, | the parts distributed to them differing from those to which they