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writing in praise of union and peace, with whtoh is cleverly interwoven a trio by the Queen, Ldwenholm, and Arvid, expressive of each other's doubts what the effect of the unexpected intervention will be, and speculations concerning the rank, Ac., of the supposed young officer. The ensemble is striking, if only on account of the noise made. It is • pity this close is so fully instrumented. The whole chorus—to the minutest progression—is laboriously worked out, and convinced us at leaBt that Redern's pen can make some master-strokes at times. The curtain falls, as the last strains of the chorus die away, and as the soldiers depart in military order. This situation is very effective, and gives evidenco of judgment and matured reflection.,

The second act opens with a chorus of female voices. It is in praise of beauteous nature, and has a charmingly pastoral character. "We are thus introduced to Ella, or rather she to us. In company with Arvid, she sings with him a duet, the refrain of which is his safe return and the prospect of futuro joys. To our thinking, the composer has been here least happy iu his efforts. He appears not to have had sufficiently definite ideas of what he wanted to pourtray in tones. The remainder of tho act is devoted to the conoocting of a plot against the Queen and throne. The finest movement of the whole is the oath of the conspirators. It is a unisonic phrase of no great length, but great power anil and effect. The whole arrangements are completed, and the conspirators are just about to proceed to activo measures, when a body of armed soldiers burst into the room, and demand of them in the name of the Queen to lay aside their arms and vicious intentions. During this operation, performed, as may bo supposed, with a very ill grace, tho curtain falls on act the second.

The third and last act shows us the Queen in her royal capacity, surrounded by the usual number of well-got-up ladies in waiting, lords of the, &c., Are. After dismissing her attendants sho unburdens her soul, and acknowledges two very startling circumstances, firstly, that •he is tired of the "cramping crown;" and, secondly, that she is in love with Arvid. The ballad form has here been employed with the utmost success. Tho composer has been fortunate enough to ereaie a beautifully plaintive melody, and to avoid damaging it by overloaded and far-fetched accompaniment.

Poor Ella, who comes to petition for her imprisoned lover, meets with a decidedly cool reception, in fact, it is only on the promise of renouncing him altogether that the Queen promises to spare his life. There is here plenty of opportunity for dramatic display, both for the composer and executant. The contrast is very striking: on the one side, the brutal outburst of triumph when the Queen hos wrung the cruel resolution from her victim, and the heart-rending sobbings of the other Over her cruel fate. It is a grand dramatic climax, in fact, and did not fail in its effect either on the part ot the singer or the public. Ella's departure from the presence of the Queen with the words—

"O Horz, uns soli dein Schlagen"— is as beautifully conceived as carried out. Overjoyed at her success, the Queen scarco suffers Ella to be clear away, before she summons Arvid, and confesses- her passion for him without reserve, adding, of course, the comforting remark, that Ella was unfaithful, 4c, Ac. Arvid stands aghast at this bewildering change o'er the spirit of his dream. However, be defeats the selfish ends of her Majesty by vows of eternal fidelity to Ella, and, finding herself defeated here, she sends for her oounael, Rinsfelk, and, in giving Ella to Arvid, pardons tho conspirators, and abdicates the throne in favour of her cousin "Charles Gustave." The whole closes with a chorus and trio by Ella, Arvid, and Lowcnholm, in praise of her Majesty's virtues, Ac.

Such is an outline of Count Redern's new opora Christine. What remains to be said of the music can, fortunately, be said in a few words. It betrays throughout considerable melodio talent j judgment in the employment of tho instruments; a thorough comprehension of the human voice, and its natural capabilities; and lastly, a more than meagre acquaintanceship with the intricate laws of polyphonic writing. It is the misfortune of the composer, however, to be of noble birth, and to this fact alone we attribute the fate which seems to have fallen to the lot of his maiden opera. Almost without exception the blindly biassed critics have '* cut" it up. One thinks it vile presumption and abuse of power to have ever produced such "stuff" at all, etc. Another pities tho singers who are compelled to learn •'rubbish," etc., of this calibre; pities'the publio for having found any good point in the whole work, and closes his splenetio effusion by calling on heaven to forgive him for the three wasted hours, etc. Another hints that such composers are fit subjects for St. Luke's, etc. Such like criticisms as these are what these gigantic scribes call unprejudiced remarks! Only one (Re lis tab) criticises in the spirit of a well-wishing artist and of a

gentleman. He does not overlook the weak points, nor forget to say an encouraging word concerning the good ones. Here, however, just as mysteriously as in Richard the Third, we are told r—

Aunt Voss* of Berlin is not so bold,

For Bellstab, thy critic, is bought and sold!

And all these outpourings of bitter malice, simply because the.composer of the new opera bears at the same time the title of nobility and that of the intendant of the king's chamber-musicians! In asserting that had the ink proceeded from the pen of a mere plebeian author, it never would have been produced where it was, etc., they have betrayed their selfish political opinions, and suffered them to gain the better of their judgment; and yet these very men cry loudest for a clear distinction to be kept between mean, worldly, political life, and the more holy, more ennobling pursuit of art. We have no striking partiality for the nobility as such, but far bo it from us to forget the debt of gratitude artandartists owe to those whom fortune has been pleased so tosmileupon. In conclusion, we would just say to the composer of Christine, pursue your artistic career without fear of such manifestly one-sided attacks as you have been lately subjected to, not forgetting, however, to profit by the well-meant, and gentlemanly counsel of the true art-critics. To the Berlin critics, and to the critics in general, we can only say, be wary in putting out altogether the fire of any artistic spirit. Leave but one spark, that animation may not be-beyond the pale of possibility. After being once checked, the flume may burn the brighter; extinguish it, and it is dead for ever. Admonish as you will, but always as gentlemen, and rather endear the artist to you by your friendly counsel, than dishearten and disgust him.

MOZART—CHILD AND MAN.
(Continued from page 178, Vol. 38.)
77.

The* Same to the Same.
A Country Souse near Bologna, August \\th, 1770.

We ore living here in the home of the Marshal Pallavicini in a most princely manner; we hare a valet and a footman always at our orders, the first sleeps in our ante-chamber, so as to be always within call; we have the coolest rooms next the Sala terrena. The young Count, who is exceedingly well brought up, and has much talent, is the best of friends with Wolfgang, who loves him tenderly. They never allow me to stand, they insist on my being seated on one chair, with my leg supported on another. Indeed, to-day, in the chapel, during mass, which is performed every day at noon, two chairs had been thus arranged for me. The young count, who is only the same age as Wolfgang, is already ChamberIain to the Emperor, and he assists in the mass, after which they say the ohaplet, the litanies, the Salve Begins, and the Dc Profundi*.

Wolfgang goes out in the carriage with the old countess and her son, I with the old count. We shall stay here until my leg is quite healed.

78.

The Same to the Same.

Bologna, August Zlst, 1770.

We ore still in the country, at the Croce del Bitcco, which belongs to the Count Bolognetti, but which has been rented of him for several years by Count Pallavicini. The 30th they will celebrate in a magnificent manner the annual file of the Philharmonic Society of Bologna; there will be high mass, vespers, Ac.

P.S. from Wolfgang.—I am still living, and always gay; to-day I had s wish to ride on a donkey—it is the fashion in Italy, so consequently I thought I must try it. We have the honour of knowing a certain Dominican, who pastes for a saint; as for me I don't believe a word of it, because I see him take, at breakfast, first a good cup of chocolate, and then on the top of that, a large glass of Spanish wine. I have had the honour of eating in the company of this saint, who, besides drinking freely during the repast, finished it up with a large glass of the strongest wine, two good slices of melon, peaches, pears, five cups of coffee, a plate of little cakes, and a lemon ice. Perhaps he did all thin on a system of "mortification," but yet I should have some trouble to believe that; it would be too much at a time, and then, besides his dinner, he takes too good care of his supper.

» *' Tante Voss," the popular name for the newspaper.

79

The Same to the Same.

Bologna, August Voth, 1770. We are still in Ihe country! We have a Dominican friar here, who is ■ German (from Bohemia),which has enabled ns to perform our devotions in the parish church: we have confessed, taken the communion, and made a little pilgrimage to the croBs together. At noon wo were at mass in the chapel in the castle. You may certainly prepare two beautiful golden relic boxes for your husband and son, as we shall certainly be saints by the time we como back. My friends must forgive me for being such a poor correspondent. To give credit is not to cancel a debt—better late than never—are two proverbs that come as excuses for my idleness; and then, in travelling, ono has a thousand things to occupy one's time. My books and my collections of music are most notably augmented. Everything is getting too small for Wolfgang, the silk rolled round his diamond ring has been unwound, only a little wax remains; bis limbs have become larger and stronger; he no longer has any voice for singing, neither high notes or low ones, not even five pure notes. This vexes him, because he can no longer sing his own compositions, which he was very foud of doing.

80.

The Same to the Same.

, , Bologna, September ltt, 1770.

Still in the country I The 30th we heard the high mass and vespers of the Philharmonic Society, at which ten nmestros had worked. The Eyrie and the Gloria were by one, the Credo by another, and so on, each composer superintended his own work; but to do that, ono must be a member of the Academv.

81.

The Same to the Same.

Bologna, September Sth, 1770.

Do not forget to tell me about the ecclesiastical council who have arrived in Salsbourg; of whom this congress is composed, and where f » held. If you do not know, ask of one another.

We shall toon laave for Milan. Aw "wo have not been able to go to Leghorn, I shall make a little excursion from Milan to the Borroniean Islands, which are quite worth visiting.

P.S.from Woffgang.—I add a few words to accomplish my duty—tell me to what broth erhoood I belong, and what aro the pray ers I have to "J. I em reading at this moment the second volume of Telemachus. (To le continued.)

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HER MAJESTY'S THEATRE.

SEASON 186 0.

THE Lessee and Director, having completed arrangements which enable him to make the announcement under peculiarly favourable circumstance*, has the gratification to acquaint the nobility, gentry, and the public, th.it HER MAJESTY'S THEATRE will OPEN for the SEASON on Tuesday, the 10th of April next. Her Majesty's Theatre for more than a century has been recognized as the first Lyric Theatre in Europe. With this magnificent establishment are intimately associated all the splendour and prestige of Italian Opera; to it also belong the most brilliant reminiscences of the Ballet. The history of Her Majesty's Theatre is identified with the progress of music in this country, and its name made memorable by the special patronage of Royalty. Its spacious and noble area, its peculiarity of construction— which renders it the finest theatre in the world for sound—its perfect suitableness for the purposes of musio, and, more than all, its locality in the most fashionable and easily-accessible part of the metropolis, point to it as the temple of high-art entertainment best adapte dto the taste and accommodation of the Court and the aristocracy. In short, no other opera-house in existence can boast of equal advantages in point of convenience of site, commodiousness of construction, and elegance of appearance. Considerable changes and improvements have been made in order to conduce to the comfort and satisfaction of the subscribers and the public. The theatre lias undergone a thorough renovation in the interior and exterior, and several alterations hare been effected throughout the building, which the Director thought were imperatively culled for, and which lie feels satisfied will meet with universal approbation. The crush room and entrances have been rendered commodious and elegant, a perfect system of ventilation has been adopted, and every care taken to ensure the accommodation of the audience. The Lessee is deeply impressed with the responsibilities of his new undertaking. He feels that he has made himself answerable to all his patrons for the production of every work at Her Majesty's Theatre in a style of completeness and excellence worthyof their support. As an assurance that due exertion will not be wanting to arrive at this result, he may refer to the accompanying list of artistes and arrangements for the forthcoming season :—

Engagements—Mdlle. Piccolomini (her farewell nights previous to her final retirement from the stage), Mdlle. Vaneri, Madame Laura Baxter, Mdlle. Maria Brunetti (from the Grand Opera Paris, her first appearance in this country), and Madame Alboui; Mdlle. Lotti della Santa (her first appearance at Her Majesty's Theatre), Mdlle. Dell'Anese, Mdlle. Nardi, and Madame Maria Cabel (Prima Donna of the Opera Comique, Paris,) Madame Borghi Mamo (her first appearance in this country,) and Mdlle, Tttiens, Signor Mongini, Signor Belart, Signor Corsi, Signor Mercuriali, Signor Soldi, Signor Giuglini, Signor Everardi (of the Imperial Italian Operas of Vienna and St. Petersburgh, his first appearance in this country), Signor Aldighieri, Signor Fellar, (his first appearance,) and Signor Sebastiano Rouconi, (of the Regio, Turin, La Pergola, Florence, 4c.,) Signor Uossicr, Signor Castelli, and Signor Violetti, Directors of the music, Compo-ers and Conductors—Mr. Benedict and Signor Arditi. Principal Violins—Herr Molique, and Mr. Henry Blagrove. Leader of the Ballet—Signor Bollilli (Musical Director for the Theatre Bologna.) The Militury Band of the Grenadier Guards, under the direction of Mr. D. Godfrey. Suggestiore—Signor Foutana. Regisseur —Signor Grua. The carefully selected and highly trained Chorus under the direction of Signor Vaschetti. The Corps de Ballet will include several additious from the continental theatres, under the direction of M. Petit. Th* engagements for the Ballet comprise: Mdlle. Salvioni, (of tho San Carlos, Naples, her first appearance,) Mdlle. Morlacchi, Mdlle. Pocchini, Mdlle. Clavclle, Mdlle. Moncelct, Mdlle. Claudini Cucchi, (of the Imperial Opera, Vienna, her first appearance), Mdlle. Bioletti, Mdlle. Loquine, Mdlle. Ferraris, M. Merante, (of the Grand Opera, Paris, (his first appearance,) Signor Carlori, (of the Imperial

Opera, Vienna, his first appearance,) and M. Durand. Maitre e compositeur de Ballet—Signor Borri (of the principal Theatre in Italy.)

With a repertoire so extensive and attractive as that of Her Majesty's Theatre, an assemblage of talent so remarkable, and with so magnificent a theatre, in every way peculiarly adapted to the various performances, theDireotor confidently looks to the nobility and the public for support. To fulfil tho conditions entailed, in carrying on so vast an establishment, requires more than oommon energies and common resources; and it it only by liberal assistance from the patrons of art, among the aristocracy and tho public that any good result can follow; while no labour, effort, or expense will be spared to rendor the performances of the highest excellence. It is further the intention of the management to produce during the season the following:—Weber's grand romantio opera of Obcron, which has been for a long time in active preparation, and will be produced on a scale and with a completeness worthy of this great work. Tho minor as well as the principal parts will be etfectirelr filled. The scenery and dresses are being prepared with great care, and will present features of special interest. The whole will be produced under the immediate superintendence of J. R. Planche, Esq., Author of the Libretto, by whom several changes and modifications have been made, while the whole of the original music has been carefully preserved. The recitntives expressly arranged by M. Benedict, pupil of the composer of this great work. Beethoven's Fidelio, Leonora, Mdlle. Titiens. Anew and original opera by Maestro Campana, in which Mdlle. Piccolomini will appear. Rossini's opera of Otello.—In consequence of the enthusiastic reception accorded to Mme. Borghi Mamo, nt the Italian Opera in Paris, the above opera will be produced early in the season, witn the following cast:—Otello, Signor Mongini; Rodrigo, Signor Corso; Flmiro, Signor Vlaletti; Iagu, Sigiiur Bverardi; Deademonn, Mme. Borghi Mamo. And about the middle of May, Rossini's Semiramide, with the followin g powerful cast :—Semiramide, Mdlle. Titiens (her first appearance in that character); Arsace, Madame Alboni (her first appearance this season; Idreno, Signor Belart ; Oreo, Signor Vialetti; and Assur, Signor Everardi. Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, with an unprecedented cast. Also Weber's opera of Der Frieschiitz, in which Signor Mongini and Mdlle. Titiens will sustain the principal characters. Mdlle. Brunetti will arrive at the end of April, and make her first appearance at the early part of May, in Verdi's opera of Rigoletto. Madame Alboni will make her first appearance about the middle of May, as Arsace in Semiramide. Mdlle. Titiens will appear on tho opening night Tuesday, April 10, in conjunctiou with Signor Giuglini. Madame Borghi Mamo will make her first appearance in this country on Thursday, April 12, as Leaner i. in La Favorite. Madame Marie Cabel (from the Imperial Opera Comiqoe. Paris,) will appear during the season in several of her favourite characters. On the opening night also will be performed the ballet of Fleur dos Champs, in which Mdlle. Pocchini will appear. The general favourite, Mdlle. Ferraris, will appear in Mazalier's highly successful ballet of Orfa (first time in this country). Mdlle. Chtudina Cucchi will make her de'bilt in a new ballet. The season will commence on Tuesday, April 10, when will be performed (for the first time at this theatre) Flotow's admired opera of Martha. Lionello, Signor GiugUui (his first appearance this season); Plumkctt, Signor Vialetti; Lord Tristano, Signor Sebastian Ronconi; Nancy, Mdlle. Vaneri; Lady Henrietta, Mdlle. Titiens (her first appearance this season). On Thursday, April 12th, La Favorita. Fernando, Signor Guiglini; Alfonso, Signor Everardo (his first appearance) j Baldassare, Signor Vialetti; Leonora, Mdlle. Borghi Mamo (her first appearance). On Saturday, 14th April, will be performed Verdi's opera of 11 Trovatore, Munrico, Signor Giuglini; FerranOo, Signor Vialetti; Comte di Luna, Signor Aldighieri; Azueena, Madame Borghi Mamo; Leonora, Mdlle. Titiens. The Box-office of the Theatre is open daily for subscribers fsrm 10 to 5, under the direction of Mr. Nugent.

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UHDER THE MOST DISTINGUISHED PATRONAGE Or

3BR MOST GRACIOUS MAJESTY THE QUEEN,
H.R.H. THE PRINCE CONSORT,
I ROYAL HIGHNESSES THE PRINCESSES AND PRINCES OF THE
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Tho Most Worshipful the Grand Master of Ireland,
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IVIE MACK1E, Esq.
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SIR FREDERICK GORE OUSELEY, Bart., Director of Music at the
University of Oxford.
K of the Ifotiility, Gentry, Clergy, and dtitinguitlied Familiei of the Empire.

DR. MARK'S

GREAT NATIONAL ENTERPRISE

in IMS, and developed at THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF MUSIC 1DGE STREET, MANCHESTER, established by him expressly as a Groat national Institution to facilitate the Encouragement and Promotion of NATIVE MUSICAL TALENT, and the GF.NERAL ADVANCEMENT OF MUSIC AMONG THE RISING GENERATION, upon his new and effective system, also as a Normal School for the training of masters to conduct Conservatoires or Mdsio to be established throughout the United Kingdom, for Little Children, tho whole comprising an entirely new schemo of NATIONAL EDUCATION, by blending music with general instruction, so that the study of mu*dc shall becomo a branch of education in tho humblest of schools of this eouutry. To illustrate and to rouse an interest in every town and city for these Institutions, Dr. Mark travels with a number of his pupils occasionally through the country—giving lectures, and introducing his highly approved and pleasing Musical Entertainment, entitled DR MARK AND HIS LITTLE MEN, who number upwards of Thirty Instrumentalists, and a most Efficient Chorus, the whole forminif a most unique and complete Juvenile Orchestra, composed of LITTLE ENGLISH, IRISH. SCOTCH AND WELCH BOYS. FROM FIVE TO 8IXTEEN YEARS OF AGE, who play Operatic Selections, Solos, Marches, Quadrilles, Galops. 4c, and sing Songs and Cnoruaea in a most effective manner, and to whom Dr. Mark (rives a gratuitous General and Musical Education. APPOINTMENTS OF MASTERS AND ARRANGEMENTS OF CLASSES IN THE ABOVE INSTITUTION. Principal ot Mm Royal College of Music; Director, Composer, and \ Conductor; Lectuier to both Privato and Public, Theoretical > Dr. Mark.

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THE SEVENTEENTH CONCERT OF THE SEASON, MONDAY EVENING, APBIL 2nd, 1860. THE INSTRUMENTAL PIECES BY MOZART.

PROGRAMME.
PART I.

QUINTET, In A major, for Clarinet, Two Violins, Viola,

and Violoncello

Mr. Lazarus, M. Sainton, Htrr Ries, Mr. Doyle, and
Mr. Paque.
(By general desire.)

SONG, "Laacloch'Ioplauga,"

Miss Laura Baxter.
SONG, "Ohl beauteous daughter of tho starry race," ..

Mr. Sims Reeves.

FANTASIA, in C minor, pianoforte

Mr. lionediet.
(First time.)

PART It

SONATA, for Violin and Piauoforte, in B flat

M. Sainton and Mr. Benedict.
(By desire.)

SERENADE, "When the moon is brightly shining," ..

Mr. Sims Reeves.

SONG, "Tho Savoyard's Song,"

Miss Laura Baxter.
QUINTET, lu E flat, for Pianoforte and Wind Instru-

Mozart.

Beethoven.
Mozart.

Mozart.
Moliqua.

Mozart.

CONDUCTOR—Mb. BENEDICT.

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ROYAL ITALIAN OPERA, COVENT GARDEN.— MR. OYE has the honour to announce to the Nobility, Gentry, Subscribers, and the public, that the Opera Season of IStiO will commence on Tuesday, April 10, on which occasion will bo performed, for the seventh time on the Italian Stage, Meyerbeer's New Grand Opera, D1NORAH. Prospectuses with the Urms of subscription, full particulars of the engagements, 0[>eras to bo given, Ac,, Ac., may be obtained at the box office, uuder the portico of the thtatro; also of Mr. Mitchell ; Messrs. Ebers; Mr. Hookham; Messrf. Chappell; Mr. Bubo, Bondstrewt; Mr Sams, St. Jnme»Vstrect; Mr. Hammond, and Messrs. Cramer and Co., Regent-street; and of Messrs, Keith and Prowse, Cheapsido.

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MRS. TENNANT (Sister of Mr. Sims Reeves), begs to acquaint her friends and the public that she continues giving lessons in singing. For terms, apply to Messrs. Bxtsey and Sons, 28, Holies-street, Cavendish-square; Messrs. Chappell and Co., 50, New Bond-street; or at her own esidence, 307, Oxford-street, New Bond-street, W.

MISS EMMA BUSBY begs to announce her return to London for the season. All communications to be addressed to her residence, 42, Blandford-square, N.W.

MR. JOHN FRANCIS BARNETT, Pianist & Composer, will return to London from Germany for the season, early m April. All letters and communications respecting engagements and lessons, to be addressed to the care of Mr. Joseph Burnett, 3, Upper Craven-place, Kentish-town.

MISS AUERHAAN, (pupil of Mrs. Arthur Willmore) the juvenile pianist, who made a successful debut at St. Martin's Hall, will play tho "Sonata Pathetique" at tho Russell Institution ou Tuesday next.

MR. WALL WORTH'S engagement with the Pyne and Harrison Opera Company being terminated, ho is now at liberty for concerts, pupils, Ac.—30, Edwardes-etreet, Portm an -square, W.

WMEYER LUTZ has the honour to announce that • he has returned to London for tho season.—36, RMimond-terrace, Clapham-road, 8.; or to Addison, Holiier, and Lucas, Regent-street.

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MISS ELLEN LYON, Vocalist (Soprano). Letters respecting all public and private engagements to be addressed 26, Charlesstreet, Berners-street, W.

MISS EMILY GRESHAM, Soprano. — Letters respecting engagements for oratorios and concerts, to be addressed, 20, Alfredterrace, Queen a-road, Buyswater, W.

ADAME CLARA NOVELLO'S FAREWELL.—

MADAME CLARA NOVELLO respectfully acquaints her friends and the public that she will revisit England in the autumn to sing at a few Oratorios and Concerts in Loudon and the provinces, being her last appearances in public. Communications from Musical Societies to be addressed to Cramer and Co., 201, Regent-street.

MEYERBEER'S NEW WORK—" ASPIRATION"— CANTIQUE. (Short i Anthem.) The wotds from the orriainal latin of Thomas attempts, "Oeimitati«ne Chriatt." Composed for S'X VOICES (three sopranos, two tenors, and bass), with Recitatives for u BASS SOLO, nn'l Organ (or Harmonium) accompaniment ad libitum, by G1ACOMO MEYERBEER. Price, in score. 4s. London: Duncan Davison and Co., 244, Regent-street, where Meyerbeer's setting of the Lord's Prayer, for four voices, 3s., and the Serenade, for eight voices, "This house to love Is holy," 4s., may bo obtained.

MOORE'S IRISH MELODIES AND NATIO NAL AIRS, WORDS AND MUSIC. Now complete iu one volume, small 4to. price 12s. cloth, giliedgos; or separately in 10 Numbers, prlco Is. each,

MOORE'S NATIONAL AIRS and other SONGS, with Symphonies and Accompauiments for tho Pianoforte. People's Edition, edited by C. W. Glover. Both Words and Music of this Work are Copyright.

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BEATRICE SCHOTTISCHE.—By J. T. STONE; as played by tho Band of the Coldstream Guards, at St James's Palace; also by Coote and Tinney's band at Willis's Rooms. Solo, 2s. 6d.; Duet, 3s.; Septett 8s. 6d.; Full Orchestra, 6s.

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London : D'Almaiuc and Co., 104, New Bond-street, W.

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LURLINE.—The following are the favourite pieces in WALLACE'S new and successful Opera, LURLINE;—" Under a spreading coral." "Take t is cup of sparkling wine," "Flow on, oh. silver Rhine," "When thu night winds," "8weet Spirir, hear my prayer," sung by Miss Pyne; "Gentle troubadour,"sung by Miss Pilling; •' Our barque In moonlight beaming," "Sweet form that nn my dreamy guze," "The chimes of home," sung by Mr. liarrison; "A Father's love,' "Love, transient passion," sung by Mr. Sautley.

Cramor, Beale, and Co , 201, Regent-street.

LURLINE—WALLACE'S NEW GRAND OPERA for the Pianoforte, as Solos and Duets, by W. H- Calcott; also Fantasias and Rondos from "Lurline" by Wallace, Fuvarger, Osborne, and other eminent composers, Valse and Quadri'le from "Lurline.'

Cramer. Beale, and Co., 301, Regent-street.

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HARMONY AND COMPOSITION.—A course of Instruction, Science of Chords (and ev.-jyJ"} »f'?f *h E C plan, on moderate terms. Address, E. Eves, 6, Raduor-street, City-road, i, C.

MEYERBEER'S DINORAH AND STERNDALE BENNETT'S MAT QUEEN, are sung nightly at tho CANTERBURY HALL CONCERTS. ConYic vo^listsl-Messrs. George rfods,.n (the Iroh^ and mimic), W. J. Critchfield and E. W. Mackney. Several m erestmg pctures added tSthe Fine Arts Gallery. The suite of Halls .have been TM^"TM^ and beautified, and constitute one of tho most unique and brilliant sights or the metropolis.

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