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and are calculated to create a doubt whether we here have a triple, a double (first and second theme) or a single fugue (with two antithetical movements, incidentally introduced and retained as it suits the composer's convenience).
The fact, however, of the counterpoint of the octave not being employed would of itself afford no proof as regards the form of the triple fugue, any more than that it does not appear to have been taken into account in the planning
The reader must imagine the last in F sharp major, or of the themes generally, as is especially apparent from
G sharp major.
sharp maior some suspicious intervals of a fourth, and an interval of a
(To be concluded in our next.) seventh with a tie underneath, which would give an in version in the octave :
MARIO AND PATTI.* Mario has returned at the appointed hour, and been received as a conqueror would not always be received! The house was crowded to the ceiling; crammed in every nook and corner ; such a night's receipts had never been known. The entrance of the charming tenor on the stage was the signal for a storm of applause which lasted for more than five minutes ; such a reception had never been seen before. When quiet was at length restored, Mario commenced singing, as we have often heard him sing, as if he were at home, with all his accustomed facility, grace, and abandon. Count Almaviva
did not appear to recollect that, the same week, he had, for an The consistent development of three characteristically dif. | instant, changed his costume. As it is not the cowl that makes
the friar, we must confess that the friar often runs a great risk in ferent themes would, even without the counterpoint of the
e adopting another dress. octave, be sufficient for a triple fugue. Still, on the one! The evening previously, it was another artist who played the hand, the important introduction, and, on the other, the part of Almaviva. What must Rosina have thought on finding near relation, together with, subsequently, the “step- herself, in the course of only two days, in the presence of two motherly” treatment of the two subordinate themes, are different Lindors? Malle. Patti was Rosina on both occasions. quite sufficient to keep up the doubt expressed above.
On Saturday, she had Gardoni, and, on Sunday, Mario for a lover! While, when we examine into things more nearly, the
the | What inconstancy! After all, it is the management which is
responsible; Doctor Bartolo's ward only did her duty. In this counterpoint leaves us in the lurch--where, at the first |
third part, which she tried after the Sonnambula and Lucia, Malle. glance, we thought we were most certain of it-we find it Patti was
Patti was no less applauded and no less remarkable than in the ener rctically and admirably employed in several simple two others. She had only to give herself up to all her vivacity, figues of the Clavier bien tempéré. That the C minor all her intelligence; she had only to yield to her instinct as an Fugue, No. 2. and the B Fugue. No. 21. of the First Part. | actress and a singer. Nothing is more easy for an artist of her are foimnded upon this kind of counterpoint. has been | age, her figure, and her character, than to identify herself with prured with regard to the former and mentioned with the character of Rosina. We have seen Mad. Julia Grisi, though regard to the latter. But the C sharp major, also; of
somewhat less young, give it so naturally as to be accused of a
certain amount of exaggeration. This is the only fault with which the First Part, exhibits an extraordinarily fine specimen | Malle. Patti. also, can be reproached. Our French Rosinas have of the employment of triple counterpoint, which, with accustomed us to such calm revolts, such moderate accesses of those cited above, would be well adapted to replace less passion, that Spain and Italy always astonish us by the freedom of excellent examples in our educational books. In this their demeanour. Conscientious amateurs wanted to know why fugue. both antithetical movements. of the second as well | Malle. Patti did not adhere to the literal text of her cavatinas and as of the third part. are several times retained while duets ? They desire, that, after the lapse of forty years every
thing should still be in precisely the same place, and they are right the parts are transposed in the octave whence this
over and over again ; but then Malle. Patti is not wrong in suppassage :-
posing that it is allowable to vary slightly what everyone knows by heart. Everywhere, gave in Paris, people are fond of new embellishments, and Mülle. Patti has served us as she has served others. We prefer to have the same things always given us; she will find no difficulty in contenting us.
For the singing lesson, she first sang Eckert's " Echos" (which was called for again), and then “La Calesera," a Spanish chansonette, rapturously encored, and repeated by the young and brilliant vocalist with an éclat and an effect of which no words can convey an idea. This evening, Il Barbiere will be repeated, and Mailile.
Patti will sing a piece which enjoys an immense vogue, and is occurz five times, and that, too, in the relations 1 2 3 entitled “Di Qioja insollta.” It is translated into French under the (twice), 1 3 2, 3 1 2. 2 3 1 (twice), with the evasion, there. | title of “Le Bal.” Its author is M. Strakosch, ber brother-in-law. fore, of the relations 3 2 1 and 2 1 3, which here follow ;
* Translated from the Revue el Gazette Musicale.
What we said at the very frst, concerning the talent and the
MONDAY POPULAR CONCERTS." person of Adelina Patti, as well as concerning her future among The extra performance on Saturday, (the 8th of the present series), us, is in course of ronlisation. People may object to her for some for the Lancashire Relief Fund, was somewhat prejudiced by the small details; they cannot relish the combination of her natural | weather, which was cruelly unpropitious, and kept a vast number of endowments, which are so peculiar to her that nothing analogous the “shilling" patrons away ; nevertheless, the attendance in the stalls is to be found anywhere else. She possesses voice, expression, and was good, and we understand that upwards of 120 guineas will be confascination. In serious parts, she is perfectly simple and touching;
tributed. in comic ones, she may be a little too lively, but that belongs to
The programme was one of the best imaginable. Mozart's 6th her age; she will divest herself of it perhaps too soon.
quartet (in C major—from the Haydn set) formed the subject of a PAUL SMITH.
recent leading article in this journal. It is enough, therefore, to say
that it was played to perfection by Herr Joachim and his able coadMOLLE. TITIENS ("* on dit'') has accepted an engagement for the San
1 jutors, MM. L. Ries, H. Webb and Piatti. Herr Joachim has been Carlo, Naples. She leaves England very shortly to fulfil it, and will
| called “Beethoven's High Priest” and “Bach's High Priest ;” but is he not return till the end of March.
not equally Mozart's High Priest and Haydu's High Priest? “ AssureHERR Joachim lett London for Hanover on Tuesday evening-vii
ment" -as M. Théophile Gautier said to M. Victor Hugo on the Calais.
Boulevard Bonnes Nouvelles. The pianoforte Sonata was Beethoven's Exeten Hall-The enterprising Mr. G. W. Martin was not likely
delicious Op. 26, in A fat:to allow this week to pass without throwing out some such temptation
b to the music-loving public from all parts. With his “ National Choral Society" at hand, and four of our best oratorio singers disengaged, he was enabled to offer a performance of no ordinary attraction. Handel's Judas Maccabæus was a happy choice for more than one reason, and Mr. IIallé was in fine play, and the Sonata-the “ Marcia funebre sulla chiefly as containing airs in which Mr. Sims Reeves, tenor for the morte d'un Eroe" especially-pleased as it always does. Nevertheless, occasion, never fails to rouse his audience to enthusiasm. On Wed- faultless as the manipulation, we should have preferred the finule a nesday night the attendance was immense, and Mr. Reeves-which is little slower. It is marked allegro," not " presto," still less " presiissimo," invariably the case when he has to stir up the feelings of a crowd-sang | Herr Joachim's solo (this time accompanied by Mr. Benedict on the his very best. To say nothing of its companions, the famous “Sound fortepiano) was the allagio from Spohr's Ninth Concerto (D minor):an alarm” carried all before it, and was redemanded amid an uproar of cheering and applause. Seldom--never perhaps-has this inspiring piece of musical declamation been delivered more superbly. To Miss E. Wilkinson, who is making evident progress, was allotted the
Sec soprano part, which comprises three of Handel's most popular songs ("Pious orgies," "O Liberty," and "Wise men flatteriny'); to Miss Palmer-always correct and always impressive in sacred music,-the
Spohr introduces this and the Seventh Concerto of Rode (A minor) contralto; and to Mr. L. Thomas-one of the youngest, though by no
with a second violin part as substitute for the orchestral accompani. means one of the least talented, of our oraiario singers,—the bass.
ments, in his Great Violin School,* and remarks as to the style in Several of the choruses were given with equal spirit and precision;
which both should be played. He would like to have heard his own conand, indeed, with such a host of fresh and vigorous voices it could
certo played by Herr Joachim, who on the present occasion transported hardly have been otherwise, under the guidance of a resolute chief.
his audience with the alugio, and was called upon, viva voce, to repeat it. “O Father” (Part I.), and the irresistible " See the conquering hero"
Mendelssohn's Andante with variations in B flat, for two performers on (Part III.)--curtailed, by the way, of its preliminary trio for women's
one pianoforte (MM. Halle and Pauer) was admirably played and a voices (solo)-were encored and, like “Sound an alarm,' repeated. To
genuine treat-just as it was in 1859, on one of the first “Mendelssohn conclude, it the performance was not unexceptionable, it offered too
Nights," when originally introduced at the Monday Popular Concerts many good points not to warrant strong encouragement and very con
by Messrs. Benedict and Lindsay Sloper Touching this charming siderable praise. Mr. Martin announces The Vessiah for next Monday,
| piece more will be found in another column. The trio which brought wlth Mr. Sims Reeves as tenor.-- Times, Dec. 12.
the concert to an end was Beethoven's gorgeous Op. 97, in B flat-the Horace VERNET.— The Emperor of the French on hearing of the
“Rodolphe Trio," as The Athenxum styles it (executants, Hallé, relapse of M. Horace Vernet, sent to the illustrious painter, with an
Joachim and Piatti). This great work—the sixth and last of autograph letter, the insignia of Grand Officer of the Legion of Honour.
Beethoven's pianoforte trios—was dedicated by the composer to the M. Horace Vernet has received the last sacraments at the hands of the
Archduke Rodolphe, upon whom he conferred so many similar Curate of St. Germain des Prés, and has bidden farewell to all his
favours, and among others the sonata in G, for pianoforte and violin, friends who surrounded his bed of suffering.
Op. 96, the work which immediately preceded the Trio in B flat (as Dexsery v. THERIC.— The Imperial Court has just given judgment
the Lieder-Kreis, Op. 98 -- dedicated to Prince Lobkowitz, Duke of on an appeal from a decision of the Paris Tribunal of Commerce, in
Raudnitz, to whom, so many years previously, the first six quartets, which M. Dennery, manager of the St. James's Theatre in London,
Op. 18, had been inscribed-immediately followed it) in the order of was plaintiff, and Madernoiselle Théric, the actress, defendant. In 1861
publication. It was produced shortly after the 7th and 8th symphonies M. Dennery engaged Mademoiselle Théric to play at his theatre from
(about 1814-15), preceded the 9th Symphony, the later sonatas, the the 20th of May to the 31st of July, and it was stipulated that she
Nass in D, and the last five quartets, and is one of the brightest and should not take part in any private theatrical performance without his
most splendid examples of Beethoven's so-called “ Second Period," at consent. Having been requested to play in Alfred de Musset's Caprice
The singers were Miss Banks and Mr. Santlev. The former gave with M. Fechter at Lady Molegworth's, on the 20th of July, Malle. Théric informed M. Dennery of the fact, and asked his permission,
| Glinka's “ Sleep, thou infint angel," in the first part, and in the second, which, as she was not wanted at the theatre on that day, was readily
two Lieder" Who is Sylvia ? ” and “Hark, hark, the lark"-rightly granted, and she accordingly accepted Lady Molesworth's proposal.
described as "two of Schubert's most genuine musical illustrations of M. Dennery, however, changed his mind two days before the perform
| the poetry of Shakspeare." Mr. Santley gave - The Colleen Bawn” ance was to take place, and gave Malle. Théric formal notice that she
(Lily of Killarney), and “ The Bellringer"-Benedict and Wallace. must not play. Malle. Théric replied that she had accepted the engage
Both lady and gentleman sang their best. ment on the faith of his promise, and that she would fulfil it, whatever
The ninth and finale concert of the ante-Christmas series took place the consequences might be, and she did so. M. Dennery then com
on Monday night. Among other attractions there was Mr. Sims menced proceedings against her before the Paris Tribunal of Commerce,
Reeves, whose classical singing has had so marked an influence on the demanding 5,000f. damages, but the demand was rejected with costs,
success of these entertainments from their earliest institution, and who on the ground that Malle. Thérie was justified in playing at Lady
was received, as he invariably is, with enthusiasm. It was also the last Molesworth's by the verbal permission which the plaintill had given.
appearance of Herr Joachim, whose engagement at the Hanoverian M. Dennery now appealed against that decision, and the Court, after
Court has necessitated his immediate departure from England. The hearing counsel, confirmed it purely and simply.
quartet and solo-playing of this gentleman have been the chief Molla. TITIENS and Sio. Givolini have been “starring" at Edin
topics in musical circles since the concerts were resumed in October; burgh. Such a brouhaha was probably never known in stifly moral and
and his performances of Bach's violin selos--to speak of nothing elseteratologically particular “Auld Reekie.” The North Briton is in
have given a special tone to the season. That they will be remembered convulsions. Nevertheless, Mr. and Mrs. Wyndham * have not to
with delight and anxiously looked forward to again in the summer of complain of bad houses. Chi sta col lovo impara a urlar.
* Of which both Messrs. Ashdown and Parry and Messrs. R. Cocks and * Manager and Manageress of the Queen's Tlicatre.
I Co. bave published translations.
1863 may be concluded without reserve. Herr Joachim, having created sort, more especially at this busy time. But Mr. Landor Mr. J. a new and universal taste for the music of Bach, has imposed upon Russell (to whichever of the two we are indebted for this musical himself the honourable duty of standing forth as modern champion to feast)—was lavish in providing for the gratification of his patrons. the greatest and most profound of the elder German masters. He is a Polish pianist of the “bravura” school, M. Frederic Boscovitch now Bach's apostle no less than Beethoven's, and, happily, quite equal by name, at three different intervals, gave no less than seven of his to the task of representing both with dignity. The other players | own compositions — “Songs of Sirens,” “ Prières," " Mameluke in the quartet were MM. Ries, H. Webb and Piatti ; the other singer dances,” “ Amazons' Marches," &c.,—which he played con amore wag Madame Florence Lancia ; the pianist, Mr. Charles Hallé. We and to the evident satisfaction of his hearers, who recalled him append the programme, which yielded in interest to none of its 111 | at the end of the first “ service." Better (far better), M. Sainton, the precursors :
genuine “ Emperor " of French violinists, played one of his own adPART I.
mirable fantasias in his own admirable manner, and (which was the Quartet in D Minor (strings)
inost extraordinary display of the evening) a duet for violin and doublePriere et Barcarolle (l'Etoile du Nord
... Meyerbeer. “ Stars of the summer night"
bass, with Signor Bottesini-incomparable master of the last-named, in " I know thou dost love me"
most other hands, ungrateful instrument (that is, of course, away froin Sonata in A fiat, Op. 39, for pianoforte alone ... ... Weber
its proper place in the orchestra). This duet from the pen of Signor PART II.
Bottesini himself is an extremely clever, ingenious, and effective comSelections from Sonata, in B minor, for violin alone ... Bach,
position, exhibiting to eminent advantage the capabilities of both instruSong, “ The Message" The Message " . .. ... ... ... Blumenthal. "" "" ... Blumenthal.
ments, and revealing a talent for combination which belongs only to Song, “The merry Flower Girl" ""
G. A. Osborne. Sonata, in A, dedicated to Kreutzer, for Piano and violin Beethoven.
the highest musicianship. The execution on either hand was really Conductor ... ... ... Mr. Benedict.
wonderful, the surprise and delight of the audience being manifested There was not a flaw in the entire performance. No more perfect in repeated bursts of applause and a loud “recall " for the performers. quartet-playing than that of Schubert's “ D minor” (the inost imagin
Notwithstanding his lond absence it was clear that Signor Bottesini had ative and admirable, perhaps, of all his instrumental compositions) has
not been forgotten. When we left there was still more music, both been listened to, even at the Monday Popular Concerts; Mr. Halló has vocal and instrumental, to follow ; but enough has been said to give never displayed more consummate ability than in the romantic and
soine idea of the varied attractions of the programme. The accompagtruly beautiful sonata of Weber: Mr Sims Reeves threw a world of ists were Messrs. Land, Hargitt, O. Williams, and Bottesini. feeling into the graceful songs of Herr Molique (from a set of six,
The second concert took place on Thursday afternoon, and began dedicated to himself), and was compelled to repeat M. Blumenthal's
with a selection from Beethoven, which included the canon (quartet) pretty“ Message ;” and Herr Joachim in the “ Sarabande" and from Fidelio; the violion romance in F (played to perfection by u. * Bourrée," from Bach's second solo sonata, produced the accustomed Sainton); “In questa tonuba" (extremely well suited to the voice of extraordinary sensation. Being, as a matter of course, unanimously
Malle. Marie Čruvelli); the "Savoyard" and “ The stolen kiss" called upon to produce some other movement froin the same source,
(which Mr. Sims Reeves has made famous at the Monday Popular Herr Joachim did so with the heartiest goodwill. About to take leave for
Concerts, and in which Mr. Swift by no means unworthily emulated so long a period of one of the most thoroughly musical audiences before
his preposterous contemporary); an air to Italian words, " Dimme ben whoin he had probably everappeared, the gifted Hungarian violinist played
mio," which fell upon Mdme. Gassier; and the Moonlight Sonata, upon as though he felt it, and created an impression not easy to be effaced.
which M. Boscovitch fell diagonally. The Pesthian pianist is less at Madame Lancia, too, seemed inspired by the occasion, imparting more home in Beethoven, although it was his second appearance in London, than ordinary expression to the prayer and barcarole from Meyerbeer's
and at his first he was styled wrongly, it would appear, Polish instead opera, and more than ordinary spirit to Mr. Osborne's lively little song.
of Pesthian. The second part comprises another fantasia for the About the “ Kreutzer" duet of Beethoven-the executants being MM. | double-bass (Sonnambula--the night before it was Lucia), miraculously llallé and Joachim -- we need say no more than that it was the cul. | manipulated by Signor Bottesini, who was recalled; a German song iniiating point of one of the most stirring and exciting concerts ever
(von Schaffer), attributed to Herr Hermanns, whose voice has occaheld in St. James's Hall. The crowd was so enorinous that several sionally the Formesian tone; some pianoforte solos by M. Boscovitch, hundreds of persons were sent away for whom it was impossible to find
composed by M. Boscovitch, who was more at home in Boscovitch; even standing room; and, though the rows of stalls were very con
Lieders Le Dessauer and Schubert attributed to Malle. Cruvelli; the siderably increased in number, the extra chairs, placed in every direction, drinking song from Jacbeth, to Mume. Gassier; the “ Carnaval de to accoinmodate late comers, almost choked up the avenues. And this,
Venise" on the double-bass, “ by desire," and Signor Bottesini. The too, at a concert exclusively devoted to quartets, sonatas, and solo songs,
accompaniments were as on the preceding evening. the 112th in the space of little more than three years!
The third and last concert took place on the same evening with a The Monday Popular Concerts are to be resumed on the 12th of miscellaneous programme. The same singers and players took part, January, 1863.
with the exception of M. Boscavitch (who was at home). The pianist never was one of a more serious cast, namely, Herr Ernst Pauer, who,
united with M. Sainton, gave a superb performance of the Kreutzer HANOVER SQUARE ROOMS.
Sonata, and played two graceful pieces of his own (“La Cascade" and A well-known entrepreneur, Mr. J. Russell, has advertised for some “Galop de Concert") in most brilliant style. M. Sainton also charmed day's past a series of three iniscellaneous concerts in the Hanover the audience with his capital fantasia or airs from Rigoletto ; Sigaror Square Rooms-the first of which took place on Wednesday night. Bottesini gave another of his wonderful solos, and (by desire) his dret The programme was on this occasion just of that character most for violin and double-bass was repeated. Mdlle. Corbari appeared for likely to attract the visitors to London at this particular period, and the sccond time, and made as favorable an impression as before with the singers and players were numerous and strong enough to give it the Cavatini from Maria de Rohan; while to the singers we have due effect. The direction being vested in Mr. Land was a sufficient already named were allotted a well-varied selection of pieces fnm guarantee that the entertainment would be excellent of its kind; and Italian and German composers, which were all executed more or less by no means its least agreeable features were two familiar glees by to the satisfaction of the audience. Horsley and Webbe, in the first of which (encored) Mr. Land was Such varied attraction as these concerts presented, would, one migti associated with Messrs. Baxter, Cumming, and Winn; in the second, have thought, have drawn more nuinerous audiences to the elegant by the same gentlemen, with the addition of Miss Wells. The solo rooms in Hanover Square. Fingers included Madame Gassier, so long famed as a vocalist of the florid and brilliant type; Malle. Marie Cruvelli, the contralto, whose Concerts OF NATIONAL MELODIES.— The concert given on Thursday-improvement in voice, style, and execution was noted last season at a consequence of the success of the preceding concert-attracted eren more than one concert in Exeter Hall and elsewhere; Herr Hermanns, / a larger audience, in spite of the very indifferent state of the weather whose loud-toned “bass" has on several occasions, at Her Majesty's | The addition of Mr. Sims Reeves's name, we may presume, made all Theatre, given sonority to the sepulchral music of the Commendatore; the difference. The programme was, so to speak, milder and brief-1 Mr. Swift, one of our most genuine English tenors, with a voice that than the former, and the Irish element was not so much in excess. Jr. alone should make his fortune; and last, not least, Malle. Amelia Reeves, we need hardly say, was the special feature. He gave ly Corbari, known and esteemed by all frequenters of the Royal Italian | own, my guiding star," "My pretty Jane," and, with the chorus Opera, and who now by her thoroughly artistic rendering of the great | Purcell's ** Come, if you dare." He was in splendid voice, and are soprano scene from Der Freischutz showed herself mistress of a style with immense effect, all his pieces being encored. He, however, ons for which she had not previously obtained credit. To each of these consented to repeat the song from Robin Hood. Miss Banks was errored Mr. Swift suffering from hoarseness, excepted-was allotted a solo air; in the old ballad “On the banks of Allan Water," and bliss Palmer ie two or three concerted pieces being also set down in which their Terence's Farewell": – both well sung. The choir were mori respective talents were combined. The vocal music, unacccompanied applauded in the “ Blue bells of Scotland" (arranged by Neithard: by anything else, would have made a capital entertainment of the 1 "The Minstrel Boy," (with accompaniments of the twenty harps), ale
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