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FILIPPO GALLI. temberg; as, however, the Duke afterward altered his mind, and (for a reason with which few persons are acquainted) would The name of Filippo Galli is not unknown to the frequenters not engage any new Kapellmeister from Vienna, Haydn, then of the Opera. Rossini wrote some of his celebrated barytone becoming very old, recommended me to his own master, Prince parts for him-among others, Assur in Semeramide, and MaoNicholas Esterhazy, as Concert-Meister, to supply his place in his metto in Maometto Secondo-and, from 1807 to 1826, he was declining years. I remained attached to this establishment, reckoned the most eminent florid barytone of his time. Filippo which consisted of nearly one hundred musicians, till its breaking Galli was born in Rome, of a highly respectable family of the up in 1811.
middle class. He learned music as a pastime; but so decided was "From this time I lived privately at Vienna till 1815, when I the bent of his mind, that his father, not without opposition on the once more appeared in public as a player. The year after, when part of his mother-who dreamed a brighter destiny for her son the wars had disappeared, I was seized with an inclination to than that illumined by footlights-determined to place him on travel, and made a musical tour to Prague, Dresden, Leipsic, the stage. Accordingly, his education was confided to one of and Breslau, where I was received with such applause and dis- the most celebrated soprano singers of that cathedral-trained tinction that I resolved to go to England, and stay there for a
| band who owe to the surgeon's knife the preservation of their
band who owe to the surgeon's knife the preserva term of years; on returning to Vienna, however, I found lying | voices. He appeared on the first stage of Italy. Tall, handsome, for me the commission of Royal Kapellmeister to the King of well-made, witty, agreeable, his success was immense, especially Wurtemberg. I altered my plan, and accepted of the engage in Naples, in the San Carlo theatre, where he was the idol of ment, which seemed to open to me a fine field for exertion. the day and night. However, before I had been installed four weeks in my new For seven years—years of unvarying success—Fillippo Galli appointment, the King, who was a distinguished connoisseur, sang the parts of a grave tenor. What a voice ! A fever seized died, and, after remaining two years and a half, I resigned the on him. When he recovered he found that the fever had carried place, and accepted that of Weimar instead, where I am still off his voice with it. Imagine his discouragement-his despair! established as Kapellmeister, under the auspices of the accom After some time, however, he had a magnificent bass voice; and plished Grand Duke, and of my distinguished pupil the Grand in 1813 he made his debut as a basso in Trieste, in a company
where Ronconi's father, and Rosina Pinotti, Lablache's sister-in“Since 1816, I have made many musical tours through Germany, law, played. His success was so complete, that from that Holland, Russia, and France, in all of which I have had the moment Rossini composed his best parts for him ; and each greatest success. I have had the honour to be appointed a part was a new triumph for composer and artist. Rossini and member of the society Les enfans d'Apollon in Paris, and also Filippo Galli were on a footing of most affectionate friendship. of another society in Geneva ; a medal, with my bust, has like- One was never seen without the other. On the promenades, wise been struck in Paris. The number of my printed works, at the theatres, cafés, in society-they shared the same large and small, hitherto amounts to 110, and consists of pieces table, and often shared the same bed. They had just for the chamber, the concert-room, the church, and the theatre; arrived in Milan, more affectionate than ever, in consequence of besides these, I have a great number of unprinted vocal and their joint labour in La Gazza Ladra, then in all the glory of church compositions, and also an extensive theoretical and prac- novelty, when on a sudden the strangest rumours were afloat tical school for the pianoforte, which I have just completed. in the vicinity of the Scala theatre. The composer and singer You have here, my dear friend, all that I can inform you had quarelled. They had disagreed as to the manner in respecting my artist-life, and it will give me great pleasure to which an air in the opera should be sung. They had ceased to learn that it has answered your purpose.
speak. Poor Italy had then, as now, nothing to talk about except “Faithfully yours,
J. N. HUMMEL.” art and artists; and as she threw into the narrow channel all the
intense temperament of her character, this news excited a whirl
wind of emotion. Before the curtain rose, the vast audience of La PANOPTICON.—There is a sect of philosophers who contend
Scala, agitated by its curiosity, was tossed as by some storm-lashed that Art and Science are natural enemies; that, as the one
ocean. Galli was received with the enthusiastic applause which advances the other must retrogress, or, at least, that like oil and
always greeted him. When he sang the auditors became silent. vinegar and other heterogeneous compounds, they will never
Perhaps he was never more touching, never more impassioned amalgamate kindly. This is, in fact, telling us, that to under
in his acting, never sang the music of Ninetta's father better stand a cause, is to lose all sense of the beauty of the effect. In
than on this night. When he ceased, the plaudits recommenced. spite of the philosophers, however, Art and Science are cer
He was recalled five or six times—they would not allow tainly becoming sworn brothers. Meantime, what would our | him to leave the stage. Then it was Rossini's turn ancestors in the days of the Inquisition have said could they
could they for applause - in Italy the composer always directs the have seen steel bars severed in a few seconds amidst a hissing
orchestra in person. There was a new excitement, and after shower of livid flame ? holes bored in iron plates an inch thick, I the public had applauded, and Rossini bowed sufficiently, the with as much ease and rapidity as you could puncture a piece of
audience cried to Rossini and Galli—“Embrace and be friends ; card with a pin? By what but "some devilish cautrip sleight,"
make it up, make it up! Vive Galli ! vive Rossini !" The two could bundles of nails and steel filings be made to assume life,
friends flew into each other's arms, weeping, amidst immense and bristle up into form and consistence at the word of the
acclamations. operator. Among the scientific contributions at the Panopticon,
In 1821, Felippo Galli came to Paris. He first sang at the the electrical experiments are the most interesting. The best
Grand-Opéra, and with his usual success. In 1825, he joined sculptures are “The Veiled Peri," by Monti-a very vision and
the company at the Italian Opera, then composed of Mesdames day-dream of beauty, and the “Deer-Stalker," by Stephens. The
Pasta, Malibran, Fodor, Sontag, Monbelli; Signors David, Zuvisitorshould not omit a look at the Cosmorama of St. Petersburgh
chelli, Curioni, etc., etc. He remained at the Italiens but a and Moscow. Of the organ and Mr. Best's performances, we
short time, and returned to Italy, where for eight consecutive spoke last week. The dioramic views have been changed by no
years he remained a star of the first magnitude at the Scala. means for the better. Those of the campaign of the Crimea
Then he went to Rome, to Madrid, and, tempted by the large have but little interest, excepting the view of Sebastopol; and
offers made him, to Mexico. On his return he sang in Barcelona, the sooner the “History of Aladdin” is abandoned, the better.
Madrid, and Milan, when he bade farewell to the footlights, and ROYAL SOCIETY OF FEMALE MUSICIANS.-Miss Leete, lately applause, and fortune. deceased, has bequeathed to the above institution the sum of During his whole artistic life, Filippo Galli had received an two hundred pounds, free of legacy duty.
enormous income, varying from three thousand to eight or nine PAGANINI being once asked who he considered the first violinist in thousand pounds ; but such was his generosity, his extravagance, the world, answered “I don't know who is the first; Lipinsky is the and his negligence, that he returned from Mexico even poorer se oud."
than when he went there. His table and his purse were open
to all. When Rossini brought him his engagement at Paris, he “My DREAM,” Waltz for the Pianoforte, with Cornet Ad Libitum. begged of him to be economical in future. Galli promised
By George Lichtenstein. Ewer and Co. readily, and told Rossini he should see the fruits of his kind It is some time since we have seen a more elegant set of waltzes advice at the end of the season. After the season closed, the
than the above. The introduction and the first three figures, espegreat maestro asked him if he had kept his promise. “ Yes,
cially, are really charming, tuneful and well-marked, while not at all indeed,” replied he; “ you know I got 20,000 francs in debt
common-place. The Strauss and Lanner form is preserved, with the every year ; this year I have only gone 8,000 francs in debt; so coda at the end, in which all the themes are recapitulated. “My you see I have economised 12,000 francs clear.”
Dream” was one of the most admired pieces in the répertoire of The last years of Filippo Galli's life were sad enough. Poverty M. Kalozdy's well-known Hungarian band. It does credit to M. Lichoppressed, disease racked, charity supported him; and after all tenstein's musical talent, and to his entirely unvulgar feeling of dancethese triumphs, all these crowns, all this applause, and all this music, which we wish some of his contemporaries shared with him. fortune, he did not leave money enough behind him to pay the church and the grave-digger. His friends had forgotten him. The crowd now applaud Napoleone Rossi.
PLYMOUTH.—(Abridged from a Correspondent, Jan. 12.)—A concert was given last evening at the theatre, on a very complete scale. The orchestra was principally composed of the members
of the Orchestral Union, intermingled with drafts from the REVIEWS.
London Philharmonic, and Royal Italian Opera. Mr. Alfred « THIRD SET OF SIX MELODIES,” for the Violin and Piano. Mellon, the bond fide conductor of the Orchestral Union, By Bernhard Molique. G. Scheurmann.
was to have directed the instrumental force : but not being THE first and second sets of “ Melodies" for violin and pianoforte,
able to leave M. Jullien's band, in which he holds 80 which were published by Herr Molique some time ago, have been so
responsible a post, he at once chose Mr. Frank Mori as his subsuccessful (and with such good reason) that the appearance of a third
stitute, and threw all rivalry overboard. Mr. Frank Mori is was confidently expected. In this description of song without words, conductor of the London Orchestra, the avowed antagonist of as in his minor vocal compositions, M. Molique is eminently at home the Orchestral Union ; but Mr. Alfred Mellon considered a presumptive proof, among many others, that he who can do large nothing but chosing the most proper person to fill his place. things well is most likely to be happy in small.
The programme was divided into three parts. It opened with The “melodies" before us are in a great measure easier than the the overture to La Gazza Ladra, and concluded with “God others; and the pianoforte accompaniments are much less elaborate Save the Queen,” and “Partant pour la Syrie.” The solo perconditions that are likely to enhance their chance of an extended circu formers included Mr. H. C. Cooper (violin), Mr. Nicholson lation. For freshness of thought and fluency of tune they yield nothing to
(oboe), Mr. T. Harper (trumpet), Mr. Henry Reed (pianoforte), their predecessors; while they are written for the principal instrument
Mr. Hausmann (violoncello), Mr. Prospere (ophicleide), and Mr. with that exquisite propriety which invariably distinguishes the con.
Maycock (clarinet). Miss Milner-a most promising singer with tributions of M. Molique to the violin. It is indeed gratifying to have
a charming voice-was the only vocalist. to speak of such music-of music so unaffectedly beautiful and so
QUARTET CONCERTS—CROSBY HALL.—The first of Mr. Dando's thoroughly conscientious, written with such care, and finished with
annual series of six, took place on Monday evening. Buch completeness—yet not with the nervous susceptibility of a barren
The invention, but with the lively attachment of a vigorous and healthy
engagements were Miss Dolby and Mr. Lindsay Sloper. Haydn's nature to the creations of its fancy. Every one of the six “ melodies"
quartet (No. 75) opened the concert. Mr. Sloper's fantasia, for has a marked character, and an accompaniment in good keeping voice and pianoforte, called “The Lady and the Nightingale," always ingenious, replete with fine harmony, and, at the same
was performed by himself and Miss Dolby, with excellent effect. time, natural and flowing. No two of them bear any resemblance Beethoven's trio in D (No. 1, Op. 70), Mozart's quartet in B to each other. The first (in B minor) so touching and plaintive; flat (No. 3), and Mendelssohn's in E minor, were the instruthe second (in A) graceful and sparkling ; the third (in ) clear, mental features. open, and elegantly melodious; the fourth (in G minor), simple, though marked by an earnest and passionate fceling; the fifth in B flat), tenderly expressive; and the sixth (in F), playful, sportive, and capricious. Each has a type and colour, each is itself, and all are
LOVE'S SOUVENIR.* attractive and spontaneous. Wbat more need be said to recommend them-if, indeed, the name of their gifted and respected author be not
(Words for Music.) a sufficient recommendation in itself?
The hour is nigh,
To bid good bye, “ REVERIE.”—La Prière des Anges. Pour le Pianoforte.--Par Jules
When we awhile must part,
Lest Fate estrange,
Let us exchange able arpeggio. The same thing has been written in the same manner
Each other's beating heart ! somewhere near a thousand times. The eminent pianist, Sigismund Thalberg, has much to answer for.
So may we then confide,
And lay all fears aside ; « STARS OF NIGET.” Canon for Soprano, Tenor and Bass, with Piano.
For oh! in absence, love to cheer, forte Accompaniment. Composed by P. Lindpaintner.
The heart's the only Souvenir ! “Thou, MY HEART, ART NOT FORSAKEN.” Canon for Three Trebles, with Pianoforte. By Ferdinand Sieber. Ewer and Co.
Tho' seas divide, "Stars of Night” is a smoothly written round, in A flat, lying con.
In thought we're ever nigh! veniently for the voices, and graceful, if not original. The coda-with
Chase, chase those tears, the flat seventh, introducing the time-honoured transition to the subdominant-contains an effective passage for the voices alone. The
Dispel thy fears, accompaniment offers nothing remarkable.
And, smiling, say “Good bye!" “Thou, my heart," in E flat, is much the same sort of thing as the
Then yield thy pledge to me, other ; but the melody is more in the Mozartish vein, and therefore
And I'V 'eave mine with thee; more distingué, though not a bit more original. The accompaniment is somewhat richer in harmony than that of M. Lindpaintner's. Here,
Antho' we part, 'twill prove more dear, again, the eternal flat-seventh of the subdominant (as if it was impos.
The heart is love's best Souvenir. sible to end in another manner) introduces the coda, which is shorter and less effective than that of its companion round.
* These lines are copyright.
the correspondence tends to show that these amateurs, anxious, perhaps, to make public appearances without paying for it, proffer their
services to the New Philharmonic to the exclusion of the profession. COMPLAINT ÓF A PROFESSIONAL CHORUS SINGER.
Even the secretary to the New Philharmonic is one of these To the Editor of the Musical World.
amateurs who “directed" the Harmonic Union, although, probably,
for reasons best known to himself, he does not add his name to the SIR,-On New Year's Day a grand performance of Beethoven's letter of Messrs. Roodhouse and Stroud, as he should have done in last « Praise of Music" and Mendelssohn's Walpurgis Night, took place at week's World. Does he work for nothing? If so, he does himself Windsor Castle, commanded by Her Majesty and H.R.H. Prince injustice, for I do not see the customary “Honorary” added to his Albert. According to the notice of this which appeared in your valuable designation. journal, as well as in the daily papers, the band and chorus numbered Do pray use your powerful pen against this additional hardship upon 140, the latter selected from the Sacred Harmonic Society and Phil. | my class, for it is already next to impossible for any one to live who harmonic Society. The latter, it is well known, has no chorus attached has the misfortune to be
A PROFESSIONAL CHORUS SINGER. to it. But, to proceed, sir, my object in calling your attention to this 26th December, 1854. performance, is to state a grievance; for I feel convinced you are as [Though we promised our readers to drop for the future all allusions willing to do your utmost to remove and remedy that which is inju. to the Harmonic Union dispute, as the above letter relates to a subject rious to the large number of professors of music your journal represents, of abstract interest-namely, the grievances of professional choristersas The Times, or any other morning papers, to point out the grievances we shall be excused for having given it insertion.-E.] of the masses.
I am a chorus singer, and totally dependent upon the proceeds of this precarious occupation for the support of a wife and family, and at MR. GEORGE GENGE gave a concert and ball at the Freethis dull season of the year believe me I find it no easy task to keep masons' Hall on Tuesday evening. The singers and instruthe wolf from the door ; and yet, when a “grand performance," like mentalists engaged were, for the former-Misses Poole, Wells, the one alluded to, takes place, instead of its being made a boon to J. Wells, Madame Newton Frodsham. Masters Williams and persons like myself, out of a chorus of seventy-five persons, not more
Naylor, Messrs. Holmes, Kenny, Turner, Smythson, and Farthan twelve or fifteen "professionals” are engaged. The others con
quharson; for the latter-Mr. George Case (concertina), Mr. sist of members and friends of the Sacred Harmonic Society, who are
| Viotti Collins (olin), and Mr. J. G. Callcott (pianoforte.) Mr. invited to take part on the occasion ; and actually pay their own tra
Adams's band attended, and Mr. Frampton officiated as velling expenses, receiving in return for their services & good supper;
master of the ceremonies. myself and others having the mortification, while fulfilling our engagement at Exeter Hall, of seeing the “invites'' hawked about by the The Mission OF BEETHOVEN.—He felt, himself, both the force olicials to those who will accept them, to the exclusion of men who and the grandeur of his mission; the whims which escaped him are positively in want, through scarcity of employment. Now, sir, no in many instances leave no doubt upon this subject. One day one will, I presume, be bold enough to contradict the fact that Her
his pupil, Ries, having ventured to call his attention to a harMost Gracious Majesty is liberality itself. Then how account for this ? Does not the question naturally suggest itself-Is Her Majesty aware
monic progression in one of his new works, declared faulty by
theoricians, Beethoven replied, “Who forbids this?" "Who? that services are rendered gratuitously, to the exclusion of persons in
why, Fuchs, Albrechtsberger, all the professors.” “Well, I indifferent circumstances, and who have no other occupation ?-that this proceeding is incompatible with the royal dignity, and calculated
In another instance, he said, with naïveté, “I am to deprive Her Majesty of her title of Patroness of the Art and Science
of an electric nature, that is why my music is so admirable." of Music ? One thing only can be supposed, which is, that Her The celebrated Bettine relates in her correspondence, that BeetMajesty is either totally unacquainted with the fact, or that she does hoven said to her one day : “I have no friend : I must live with not understand what is meant by want of employment. Who, then, myself alone, but I well know that God is nearer to me in my is to blame ?_The Master of the Private Band, and who conducts art than to others ; I commune with him without dread; I have those great annual performances, is Mr. Anderson. Will it be too ever acknowledged and understood him ; neither have I any fear much to lay the blame on his shoulders ? . Certainly not.* It is well for my music, it can meet no evil fate; he to whom it makes known that there are at present two vacancies in Her Majesty's private itself intelligible must become free from all the wretchedness band, one of them of eight months' standing, which has been offered to which others drag about with them.” and refused by three gentlemen-surely not on account of the bigh salary?
Pray, sir, use your influence in these matters, for by this means alone for the convenicnce of our Provincial ronders, we publish the following List of may the profession hope they will reach the eyes of Royalty, and then, Book and Music Sellers of whom the Musical World may always be obtained. only, may we have fair hope that the titles of Patroness and Patron of
AGENTS FOR THE SALE OF THE “MUSICAL WORLD." the fine arts will be fully accorded to our beloved Queen and her noble
Aberdeen .... ......Marr & Co,
Limerick .... ...... Vickers.
Litchfidd..... ..... Allen & Garratt. it has fallen.
A CAORUS SINGER. Birmingham
Leeds ... ..... ..Hopkinson,
.Hime & Addison.
Brighton ... ......E. Wright.
..... Molineux. Bury St. Edmunds .... Nunn.
Norrich .... .Howlett.
Netown ..... ..... Lewis.
..Jackson & Winn. Newcastle-on-Tyme .. Horn. now raging between some of the amateur chorus singers of the Har
Northampton ........Abel & Sons. monic Union, and those who have gone to the New Philharmonic, one
Orford ......... ....,Houghton. object seems to me to be elear enough.
Cambridge ... ..... Wood.
Portsmouth... ..... Tre kell.
Cheltenham ..........Ilale & Sons. Plymouth
... ..... Rowe.
.Binfield Harmonic Union of their own accord, or more likely (as appears from
.Jones. the Lias and Roodhouse and Stroud correspondence which has ap
.Wheeler. peared in your publication) their withdrawal arose from not being able
Southampton ........ Gubbins.
Sh field ............ Butterworth, at once to pay their share of the losses they incurred as “Directors,"
Shrersbury......... Boucher. one thing is certain : the effect of these amateurs aiding the New Dover..... .....Sutton & Potter. Seirborough ......Köhler. Philharmonic Society will be another sad blow to the prospects of the Bulinburgh... ....Wood & Co.
Waterford .... .Howard.
Paterson & Sons. Worthing .... .....Paliner. professional chorus singer.
.Conduit. The New Philharmonic Society made it a feature of great promise
.Wood & Co. Wolverhampton......Hayward. that “a professional chorus of 200 voices" was to be engaged at the
Swan & C
York................Robi concerts. Dr. Wylde now seoms to have departed from this, for all
Bombay ........ Holder & Co.
Calcutta ........ Birken, Young, & Co. * Not long since a member of the band was refused permission to
Madras ........Pharaoh & Co. visit his father, who was dying; the plea given was, that “the Queen's Jersey ....ni. ...Hartung.
Nero York ......Browne & Co. .Hime & Son,
Liverpool business must be attended to l"
Paris ..........Brandūs & Co. Dreaper.
Sydney..........Marsh & Co.
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T AURENT'S VALSE DU CARNAVAL, performed
I always with an encore. Prico 38. Also a third edition of the same author's of Sacrod and Operatic Music is performed dily at intervals, by Mr. W. T. Best,
“ Vilikins Waltz," 35. Bousoy and Sons, 28, Holles struot. the Organist of the Institution; a gigantic Electric Machine, the largest ever constructed, the plate ten feet in diameter, with a large Layden Battery attached;
TAURENTS HIGHLANDERS' QUADRILLE, on Voltaic Batteries of high power on a novel principlo; and in the two Gallerics, a O Scotch melodies. Price 3%. Band parts, 58. Also a new edition of varicty of machinery and manufacturing processes in action, including the Nassau “Partant pour la Syrié Quadrille," by the same author. Boosey and Sons, Steam Printing Machine, a complete series of Whitworth's Machinery, Kirby and 28, Holles street, Beard's Pin and Needle Machines, Perkins' Apparatus for the Combustion of Steel, Brock's Ornamental Sawing Machine, Prideaux's Patent Self-closing Furnace Valve LAURENT'S ZOUAVES' POLKA, illustrated. Price for the prevention of smoko, &c., an Ascending Carriage, Brett's Electric Tele
1 2s. 6d. Band parts, 5s. LAURENT's "Leonora Waltz," price 38., illustrated. graph, &c., dec.; a selection of Sculpture, including Monti's Veiled Figure, “The Houri," executed expressly for the Institution, & Gallery of Pictures on sale, and
Boosey aud Sons, 28, Holles-street. other objects of Art. Distin's celebrated Flügel Horn Union every evening. Attached to the Institution are two Lecture Rooms, in which demoustrations are
NOTICE.LAURENTS' ZOUAVES' POLKA and given several times daily, in various branches of Science and Art, and Lectures TV GUIDES' GALOP, as performed by Laurent's Band, are published only by delivered from time to time on Literary and Scientific subjects: a spacious Labo Boogey and Sons, 28, Holles-street. Being the most effective compositions of the ratory and Chemical School; a Photographic Gallery, in which portraits are taken. kind which have appeared for many years, Bandmasters and conductors are Open daily: Morning, 12 to 5: Evening (Saturday excopted). 7 to 10. Adimission recommended to procure the orchestral parts, which are now just pubvence, ls.: Schools and Children under 10, half price.
price 58. each. Tho pianoforte copies are 28. 6. cach, Wustrated.
ervals, by Mr
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talian musical termine minute (as in won one
MHE BALTIC GALOP, by ALBERT WAGNER, illustrated 'MHAPPELL'S FOREIGN MODEL PIANOFORTE.
with an excellent Likeness of Sir Charles Napier. This popular Galop is U PRICE FIFTY GUINEAS.—This instrument has (unlike the ordinary played every evening in public, and is always encored. Price 28. 6d. Boosoy and cottage pianoforte) THREE STRINGS, and the fullest grand compass of SEVEN Sons, 28, Holles-street.
OCTAVES. It is strengthened by every possible means to endure the greatest
amount of wear, and to stand perfectly in any climate. The workmanship is of THE VILLAGE BLACKSMITH.-The words by the best description, the tone is round, full, and rich, and the power equal to that I LONGFELLOW. The music composed and sung by W. H. WEISS. Messrs.
of a Bichord Grand. The Case is of the most elegant construction in Rosewood,
(vide the sketch), the touch elastic, and the repetition very rapid. Every possible Cramer, Beale, and Co., 201, Regent-street; and Messrs. Addison and Hollier,
precaution has been taken to insure its standing well in tuno. Mr. Chappell 210, Regent-street.
especially invites the attention of the public, the profession, and merchants to the MIBSONE'S PARTANT POUR LA SYRIE. Price
FOREIGN MODEL, feeling assured that no pianoforte, in all respects comparable,
has hitherto been made in England at the same price. Every instrument will be U 28. 6d. “The French National Air has been arranged by Mr. Gibsone with warranted, and (if desired) exchanged within twelve months of the purchase. consummate skill. The variations are light, elegant, and pleasing, and will be
50, New Bond-street, London. found admirably adapted for school teaching." - Musical Review. Campbell, Ransford, and Co., 53, New Bond-street, London.
EDWARD GREAVES obtained Honourable Mention at
1 the Exhibition, 1851, for tho CASES INSTRUCTIONS for Performing on the
PATENT CHROMATIC TUNING FORKS, sounding all the Tones and SemiCONCERTINA, commencing with the first rudiments of music, and pro
tones of the Octave; a perfect guide for tuning Pianofortos, &c., and for Leaders of ceeding through a Progressive Course of Study to the most difficult and elaborate
Choirs, &c. style of performance: comprising Examples, Exercises, and Explanations, composed, compiled, and arranged by GEORGE CASE, price 10s. 6d. Boosey & Sons,
THE ÆOLIAN MUTE (a combination of the “A" Æolian Pitcb-Pipe and the 28, Holles-street.
Mute) for the Violin, is more easily applied and detached than the old Mute.
BLUED-STEEL SOSTENENTE TUNING FORKS, superior to all others in N EW MUSIC for CONCERTINA and PIANO, byl tone and finish. Sold by all Music-sellers. Manufactured by EDWARD GREAVES,
G. REGONDI.-Lucia di Lammermoor, in 2 books, 4s, each; Puritani, 56, South-street, Sheffield. in 2 books, 4s, each ; Les Huguenots, in 4 books, 38. each; Robert le Diable, in ÆOLIAN PITCH-PIPES, all notes in the Octave-Diatonic and Chromatic Sets. 3 books, 3s. each ; La Sonnambula, 6 books, 38. each ; Rigoletto, 3
Sets for the Violin, Guitar, and Harp. Ernani, 3 books, 3s. each ; Linda, 3 books, 3s. each. Boosey and Sons, 28, Hollesstreet.
THE PATENT PORTABLE METRONOME (Registered according to Act of
Parliament, 6 & 7 Vict., c. 65), is a very complete and perfect instrument for VERDI'S IL TROVATORE.—The success which this measuring time in music. It is the size and form of a small watch, and may be
carried in the waistcoat pocket, being similar to a spring measuring tape, on oue opera has just achieved in Paris surpasses all precedents. Messrs. Boosey
side of which are marked the number of vibrations in one minute (as in Maelzel's have published a complete edition (unabridge i and unaltered) for Voice and Piano
Metronome), and on the other the Italian musical terms in general use. From its forte, with Italian words. Price 21s., folio size. Also the whole of the favourite
moderate price, small dimensions, and practical usefulness, it is adapted for all melodies from Il Trovatore, arranged for the Pianoforte by RUDOLF NORDMANN, in
classes of musicians and singers. Price, with case and suspender, Brass, 5s, ; Two Large Books, 2s. each-Half the usual prico.)
German Silver, 6s. ; Pearl, 78. ; Shell, 88. ; Electro-plated, 8s.; Gilt, 10s. each. MHE NUN'S PRAYER,—“This is one of the most
mo THE MUSICAL PROFESSION. - CONSERVAbeautiful and entrancing compositions we have ever met with. The purity
1 TIVE LAND SOCIETY-MOST ELIGIBLE INVESTMENT. -ALLOT. and melody of the theme are exquisite, and the expression of the simple chords must awaken devotion in tlie coldest heart."-Bliza Cook's Journal. Price, Song,
MENT of the OLD FORD ESTATE, BOW, MIDDLESEX-A PUBLIC MEET28. ; Harp, 28. 6d. ; and for the Piano, by Nordmann, 38. Boosey and Sons,
ING WILL BE HELD at the BEAUMONT INSTITUTION, MILE-END-ROAD,
on FRIDAY EVENING, Jan, 19, 1855, at Half-past Seven for Eight o'clock. 28, Holles-street.
The Lord Viscount RANELAGH in the Chair, whon a Deputation, consisting of Colonel
Brownlow Knox, M.P.; Henry Powhall, Esq. ; R. N. Fowler, Esq.; and the Rev. NEO. OSBORNE'S BEAUTIES OF SCOTTISH ME
Dr. Worthington, Members of the Executive Committee; C. E. Lewis, Esq. I LODY.--No. 1, Scots wha hae; No. 2, March of the Camerou men ; No. 3, Solicitor; George Morgan, Esq., Surveyor; and C. L. Gruneisen, Esq., the Jock o' Hazledean; No. 4, Auld lang syne ; No. 5, Roy's wife; No. 6, Coming Secretary ; will attend to explain the mode of Allotment of the above valuable thro' the rye. Price 28. each. These beautiful melodies have been arranged Estate, which has been purchased for distribution amongst the Members of the by Mr. Osborne in a style equal to the best productions of his pen--simple, yet Conservative Land Society. most elegant: they will alike charm the young student and the accomplished The ALLOTMENT of the OLD FORD ESTATE will take place at the Offices of pianist. Campbell, Ransford, and Co., 53, New Bond-street.
the Society, 33, Norfolk-street, Strand, on WEDNESDAY, Jan. 24, 1855, between
the hours of Eleven and Four o'clock. NOW ready for delivery, THE MUSICAL DIRECTORY The EAST RETFORD ESTATE, NORTH NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, will be for 1855. CONTENTS:
allotted at the same time. 1. An Almana:k, with musical data.
For Plans, Prospectuses, information as to the Estates and Rights of Choice, and 2. A List of Musical Societies throughout the Kingdom.
Advances for Building, apply to the Secretary, CHARLES Lewis GRUNEISEN. 3. The Musical Doings of the past year.
Shares £50 each ; Monthly Payments 8s. per Month; those paid in advanco 4. Complete List of Music published throughout the Kingdom between 1st of
one year cost €5 3s. 6d. The taking of Lots on Estates is quite optional. No January and 31st December, 1854.
liability for Members. Five per Cent. guaranteed on Completed Shares and 5. Names of Professors, Music-sellers, and Musical Instrument Manufacturers,
Payments of a year in advance and upwards. throughout the Kingdom, with their Addresses, &c. Rudall, Rose, Carte, and Co., 100, New Bond-street, and 20, Charing Cross. UOLLOWAY'S PILLS a sure remedy for Indigestion, THE LONDON ORCHESTRA. — Conductor, Mr.
11 Bile, and disordered Stomachs.- Mr Patrick O'Brien, of Newtownards, had
frequent attacks of bile and indigestion, particularly after indulging freely 1 FRANK MORI: Leader, Mr. THIRLWALL. Including Messrs. Barret, Mount. Mann, in the luxuries of the table. His appetite was good, but his digestion weak, which Lazarus, Baumann, Rémusat, Lovell Phillips, Prospère, Cioffi, Zeiss, Tolbecque obliged him to have recourse to medicine as oft-changed as told, for he seldom Nadaud, Chipp. &c. For terms apply to Mr. A. Guest, 1, Kingston Russell-place, obtained more than temporary relief, relapsing again into the same unpleasant. Oakley-square, Camden-town, or Messrs. Cramer, Beale, and Co., 201, Regent-street. ness. Holloway's Pills were recommended to him after all, and it is quite
astonishing to see the benefit he has derived from them, as he can now eat DOYAL ACADEMY OF MUSIC. -The First Lent
indiscriminately, without fear of suffering from his former ailments. -Sold by all IU Term will commence on Monday, January 22nd, 1855. Candidates for
Vendors of Medicine, and at Professor Holloway's Establishment, 244, Strand,
London ; and 80, Maiden-lane, New York, admission must attend at the Institution on the Saturday previous, at Three o'clock. For Prospectuses of the New Regulations relative to the admission of
CHRISTMAS PRESENTS.—The most appropriate offer. Students, the alterations in tho Terms, aud Payments, apply to the Secretary, No. 4, Tenterden-street, Hanover-square. By order of the Committee.
U ings for this season of Festivity, are those which tend to the promotion of Royal Academy of Music, Jan. 10th, 1855.
J. Gimson, Secretary.
Health and Personal Attraction-none can be more acceptable than ROWLAND'S
MACASSAR OIL, for imparting a transcendent lustre to the Hair, and sustaining ME PATENT DUETT CONCERTINA,
it in decorative charm. ROWLAND'S KALYDOR imparts a radiant bloom to the
Cheek, and a delicacy and softness to the Hands, Arms, and Neck; and ROWL Price £1 ils. 6d. and £2 2s., with box complete.-This novel and extra
LAND'S ODONTO, or PEARL DENTIFRICE, bestows on the Teeth a pearl-like ordinary instrument comprises two Concertinas in one ; each having unison notes,
whiteness, and renders the breath sweet and pure. The patronage of royalty enabling a single performer (without difficulty) to play duets or melodies with a
throughout Europe, their general use by rank and fashion, and the universally. soparato accompaniment. It is also admirably suited to the voice, and combines
known efficacy of these articles give them a celebrity unparalleled. Sold by results not to be obtained in any diatonic instrument of the description now in
A. Rowland and Sons, 20, Hatton Garden, London; and by Chemists and Per. use. Inventors, Wheatstone and Co., (original patentees of the Concertina).
fumers.-Beware of spurious imitations ! Conduit-street, Regent-street.
nts, apps mittee.cecretary.
ALBINOLO'S OINTMENT having been forwarded by
1 the Army Medical Board to the Hospital at Scutari, the Proprietor of this invaluable discovery having been severely wounded, and cured with this ointment 48 years ago, at the battle of Jena, will present every soldier going to the seat of war with a box to dress his wounds or sores, as a token of sympathy for his sufferings.-Apply, 29, Marylebone-streot, Regent-street.
In Pots, duty included, ls. 1 d., 2s. 9d., 4s. 6d., 118., 228., and 33s.
On the 22nd November, I delivered eight large tin boxes, containing together 200lbs., to Dr. Audrew Smith, Director to the Army Medical Board, to send them to the Army in the Crimea.
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Edinburgh ; for Izeland, H. BUSSELL, Dublin; and all Music-sellers. | Printed by WILLIAM SPENCER JOHNSON, “Nassan Steam Press," 60, St. Martin's
Lane, in the Parish of St. Martin's in the Fields, in the County of Middlesex.