well adapted as to Mr. Weiss, but none can er.ter so falls into the feeling i Our correspondent from Belfast writes as beneath:of the part or better realise its goblimity and pathos. The tenderness “ Too much praise can scarcely be given to Mr. Robinson and Mr. and devout spirit of resignation infnged by Mr. Weigs into the air, “ It is ' H. G. Loveday for their spirited attempt to introdoce first-class chamenough, () Lord,' were especially worthy of notice. Mr. Sims Reeves ber music-more especially the instrumental quartet - into this town; with his matchless voice and irojassioned delivery realized in their fall and it is to be sincerely hoped that the public will give their warın supsignificance the min led elevation and sweetness of the two airs, If port to the scheme. The critique of their first concert in the Vers Letter with all year hearts,' and 'Then shall the righteous,' and never gave of to-day is so good that I send it." them with finer effect. The execution of the latter air was distinguished by a power and brilliancy of voice that almos: blinded one to the earnest, The critique of the News Letter is as follows:yearning, hopeful spirit in which the prediction was uttered, and the ap- The first of a series of quartet concerts took place at the Musical planse which followed took, though in vain, the form of an encore. Miss Academy of Mr. and Mrs. Robinson. To Mrs. Robinson and Mr. H. Palmoer, in the contralto music, acquitted herself with judgment, spirit, ! J. Loveday the merit of introducing, for the first time in Belfast, this and vocal power. Probably her most successful effort was the air, Woe high-class style of music is due, and from the attention and silence with unto him, though. () rest in the Lord' proved more effective with the, which the immortal works were listened to, we have every reason to beucneral public, and availed her the tender of an encore which, notwith- ¡ lieve that a most successful future may be anticipated. It is the more standing the noble President's endorsement of the popular verdict, she creditable to the audience to have paid the best possible compliment of rezolutely derlined,

1 silence to the quartets, &c., as, generally speaking, the public re" Mad. Goldechmidt's qualifications for oratorio music generally, I quires a certain amount of training to get accustomed to the various and the impassioneel soprano music of Elijah in particular, are so well beauties of such works, which, when known, fully repay the attentive kuow that we feel little need be said to convey the effect of her per- listener. The programme, which was well and judiciously selected, was formance. The dramatic fire which she infusce into every utterancë has composed as follows: --- Part I.-Quartet-No. 78, in B flat (Haydn)Jothing of the conventional tragedy queen passion about it; indeed it is Messrs. Loveday, Levey, Wilkinson, and Elsner. Sonata – Pianoforte altogether opprysed to the uburlon and outward demonstration charac and Violin, Op. 23 (Beethoven)-Mrs. Robinson and Mr. H. J. Loveday. teristic of ordinary dramatic impersonations, and manifests itself exclu- Saxophone Solo (Kucken). Quartet in D (Mozart). Part II.- Quartet nively in a convincing and unaffected carnestno, and concentration. ! (Weber) Pianoforte; Violin, Viola, and Violoncello -- Mrs. Robinson, Miss Sunanna Colc exhibited a sweet and penetrating voice in the music | Messrs. Levey, Wilkinson, and Elsner. Prciude and Fugue in A minor of the youth who is sent to look for tokens of the expected rain. The (Bach)-Mrs. Robinson. Saxophone Solo (Schubert). Quartet - No. unaccompanied trio, 'Lift thine eyes,' was song so much to the satis- | 5, in A (Beethoven). Haydn's quartet is generally termed · The Rising faction of the public by Mad. Goldschmidt, Miss Cole, and Miss of the Sun,' from its bright and flowing opening, and brilliant crescendo l'almer, that it had to be repeated. Mr. Otto Goldschmidt conducted -meant by the composer to give the idea of the great orb starting from throughout with tact, self-possession, and spirit, and Mr. Stimpson was, the East and shining forth in his full splendour – was cxecuted with is usual, irreproachable in the organ pari.”

precision and brilliancy. The Sonata of Beethoven in F - one of the The Brighton Eraminer gives a glowing account of the per

inost attractive of the immortal composer – was faultless in every re

spect, and must evidently have been studied by Mrs. Robinson and Mr. formance of the Sistery Marchisio at Mr. F. Wright's concert, /

H. J. Loveday with the conscious conviction of its importance, as all which took place at the Pavilion on Saturday. M. Vieuxtemps'

the passages were interpreted with neatness and precision, and, what is violin playing was one of the conspicuouy features of the enter

even of greater moment, the lights and shades were carefully attended tainment. The Brighton Gazette is not legs enthusiastic in its

to. A distinguished amateur played Kucken's Maid of Judah,' on a praises of the Sisters, and is even more original in its criticisms. new and very fine-toned instrument, and acquitted himself in this, as The following will be read with peculiar satisfaction :

well as in a solo in the second part, with finished taste and judgment. " Thoy commenced with the duct from Norma, Deh con te,' in

Bach's prelude and fugue in A minor was given by Mrs. Robinson in a which Grimi and Alboni (Qy. when did Alboni play Adalgisa?) so much

style worthy of the composition -- more would be needless. Weber's distinguished themxelves in their carlier years. The sisters Marchisio

| quartet gave special satisfaction, and the concert concluded with Beetrendered it even with greater nicety as far as light and shade were con.

hoven's in A, in wbich occurs the favourite air with variations. Messrs. cerned. Their voices dovetailed and blended beautifully, in short it was

Levey, Wilkinson, and Elsner were specially engaged from Dublin for the very perfection of duet singing. The modulations were perfect, and

the occasion -- their services having been secured for the series. A we should imaging that there are no other two sisters in the habitable globe

universal feeling of satisfaction prevailed amongst the audience, which that ever sang so sweetly and harmoniously together."

will, doubtless, increase in numbers at each successive performance." At Leeds the Sisters Marchisio appear to have been no less successful. The Leeds Times and Leeds Intelligencer both speak

MUSICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON.-- The present season could scarcely of them in the highest terms, on the occasion of their first appear have been more brilliantly inaugurated than by the conversazione of ance at the fourth of the Leels Subscription Concerts. M. Vieux Wednesday last, when the large room of St. James's Hall was densely tempe is also enthusiastically praised. The great Belgian violinist, thronged by the members of this most flourishing society, which now indeed, mooing to have created a marked sensation throughout the numbers nearly 1,300 subscribers, embracing most of the celebrities of " Marchisio" tournée.

the profession. As these pleasant meetings occur twice in the year, at

the comincncement and close of each season, it requires no small amount A correspondent writes from Manchester as follows:

of ingenuity to find attractive objects in sufficient quantity and variety "At the Inst of M. Hallé's concerts in Free Trade Hall, the pro- to furnish forth the necessary artistic embellishment, and it reflects gramme was more discursivo, if not altogether less interesting than in considerable credit upon Messrs. Salaman, Stockdale, and Dr. Rimbault The majority of instances. There was no symphony. Ti donc ! What || that they succeed on cach occasion in producing a novel and interesting in the line of it well-trained orchestra? The overtures were Guillaume collection, not only of the heterogeneous kind usually met with at gatherTell and the Nozze di Figaro, by the Italian Mozart (in a dramatic ings of this sort, but of the description bearing more particularly upon Nonse) and (in a dramatic senso) the German Rossini. M. Hallé avail. the art which gives its title to the association. From the first secular ing himself of n chorns which was this evening at his disposal, treated music book printed in England (Thomas Whythorne's Songs, 1571), to the audience to the Choral Fantasia of Beethoven, for piano, band and the latest grand pianoforte by Broadwood, there was something to chorun, which was a treat in every respect. As a solo he gave the interest visitors curious in musical matters — M. Victor Schelcher, Dr. scherzo and rondo from Weber's romantic sonata in A flat. (* If no Rimbault, Mr. Charles Collard, M. Ole Bull, &c., being the principal more, why so much?' as King Arthur says to the ghost in Fielding's contributors in this department. The orchestra, corered with crimson Tom Thumb. Why not, in short, the whole of the sonnta?) The great cloth and adorned with statues, whose whiteness was still more strongly feature of the concert was the magnificent Lorely, in which Mendelssohn thrown up by the surrounding shrubs, evergreens, and flowers ; the has given us a dramatic finale equal to any extant. Miss Parepa sang organ partially concealed by heavily festooned curtains ; while the the part of Leonorn with extraordinary vigour. The chorus was also opposite end of the hall was similarly draped, displaying in the recess displayed in choral movements from Fru Diavolo, Iphigenia (Gluck), a group of the graces in verdant retreat, and only half revealed by a Idomeneo (solos by Miss Paropa), and Mendelssohn's hills, O vales.' soft pale green ligit, oil and water colour pictures, choice proof engrav. Moreover, Miss l'arepa gave the laughing-song,' from Auber's Manon ings, busts of all the composers, photographs of nearly cvery musical Lescuul, Arditi's Il Bacio' (both encored), and “Non mi diri' Last, professor of note, stereoscopes, microscopes, wood carving, suits of not least, we had the chorus of Dervishes (a wonder!) and the Turkish armour, silver plate by Messrs. Hunt and Roskell and Elkington and March from Beethoven's Ruins of Athens."

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NEW OPERA. telegraph can be in a drawing room, where people are usually supposed to talk to each other, it is difficult to guess); all these, and a hundred other objects, which must be included under the comprehensive title of &c., &c., helped to entertain the eye, while the musical sense was not by any means left ungratified; several glees being contributed by Messrs. Foster, Cummings, Montem Smith and Winn, Mlles. Parepa and Florence Lancia, with Mr. Tendant, giving their services as solo

A GRAND ROMANTIC OPERA IN THREE ACTS; vocalists, and Miss Emma Lewis (pupil of Mr. Charles Salaman) making her first appearance as pianist with Chopin's Scherzo in B flat minor, Messrs. Frank Mori and Salaman officiating alternately as accompanists. Altogether a very agreeable evening was spent by the

THE MUSIC COMPOSED BY members of the society. COLOGNE.-The fifth Gesellschafts Concert excited more than ordinary

M. W. BALFE. interest, from the fact that Robert Schumann's “Music to Scenes from

COMPLETE-PRICE TWO GUINEAS. Faust," his most comprehensive and most important vocal work, was performed at it, in all its entirety, for the first time. Every place in the

CONTENTS. body of the hall (the Gürzenich) and in the gallery was full. The ex

ACT I. pectations of the public were more than realised, and the warmest thanks No.

VOICE. S. d.

Overture are due to everyone who took a part in the performance, beginning with

- -
"Here's to wine, and here's to beauty."

. . 4 0 the talented conductor, Herr Ferdinand Hiller. An immense number

" Hate, hate."

T. B. 30 of musicians and musical amateurs came long distances on purpose to

“I would ask a question " (0 nic)

S. B. 40 “My own sweet child,"

• B. 2 6 hear the performance. For instance, one gentleman, Herr Kirchner,


" What glorious news" (C accompanied by a couple of friends, came all the way from Winterthur, Recit. & Chorus, with Solos, “Let us haste.'

Soprani. in Switzerland, where he is Musical Director. A great sensation was

Solo & Chorus, “By earth and air." .

Male Voices.

Concerted Piece, " What do we see?". produced by the presence of Mad. Clara Schumann. On the 21st inst.,


“Oh, father, pity!" this lady herself gave an exceedingly well attended soirée in the Hôtel Duet,

"Oh, reflect ere you decide."
Pretty, lowly, modest flower.

- - S. Disch. Herr Stockhausen supported the fair bénéficiaire by his admir

10. Finale, Act I. . able singing of four songs : “Harold,” by Ferdinand Hiller;" “ An die


“Bliss for ever past." . . . S. or B. Leier” and “ Aussanthalt," by Schubert, and “Sonntags am Rhein,"

ACT II. by Schumann. In obedience to the unanimous desire of the audience,

1 11. Recit, & Romance, " How peal on peal of thunder rolls."

- B. 2 he repeated the last. Mad. Schumann played R. Schumann's Quintet, 12. Trio,

“By the tempest overtaken."

T. B. B. 3 Ferdinand Hiller's Capriccio, Op. 81, two of Mendelssohn's Lieder ohne | 13. Trio,

“My welconie also to this roof."

T. B. B. Cabaletta,

Can it be, do I dream ?". Worte, Beethoven's D minor Sonata, Op. 31, Sarabande and Gavotte

"Let the loud timbrel” (Unison.)

T.B. (G minor), by J. S. Bach, and andante and presto by Don Scarlatti, - 141. Recitative,

“Nay, do not run away."

Air, On the same evening, Herr G. Koch gave his annual concert in the

“ Though we fond men all beauties woo.". . 16. Duet,

Thou weepest, gentle girl." middle ball of the Gürzenich. This concert, also, was exceedingly well

17. Drinking Song, "Let others sing the praise of wine attended, the various airs and concerted pieces, by Mozart, Spohr, Beet

"The Paradise of Love."

- - S.

19. Finale. Act II. . - - - - - - horen, Stauptmann, Hiller, Rosini, Reissiger, Handel, Righini, and C. M.

19A. Trio,

" What man worthy of the name." . S. B. von Weber being warmly applauded. The executants were all pupils of

Herr Koch.

194. Entr' Acte .
20. Ballad, “Hail, gentle sleep." :

Concerted Piece


seco “A loving daughter's heart.” : : : : s. 26

23. Concerted Piece in the TONIC SOL-FA NOTATION.


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