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But for this her " Qui la voce," like " Son vergin vezzosa," and all the rest, in short, would have been perfect.
The music of Giorgio is too low for Signor Ronconi, who, however, sings it artistically, and acts the part of the old Puritan with graphic truthfulness. Signor Graziani's fine voice is heard to great advantage in the music of Riccardo, although it is sometimes too deep for his register. The first movement of the cavatina, " Ah non sempre," is better suited to him than the cabaletta, which demands more even and fluent execution. The Arturo of Signor Gavdoni is one of his best performances. The amorous and yet heroic Cavalier is well impersonated by this gentleman, whoso singing is invariably careful and finished. In the last scene Signor Gardoni rises with the situation. The small part of Henrietta was extremely well sustained by Madame Tagliafico. The band and chorus were faultless, and the performance thoroughly enjoyed by the audience. The house was but moderately well attended.
On Tuesday Dinorah was given, when Her Majesty attended, and at the end of the opera inspected the show of flowers in the new Floral Hall. The exhibition elicited unqualified admiration from Her Majesty, the Prince Consort, and a numerous suite.
On Thursday, Fra Diavolo was given for the last time this season.
WORDS FOR MUSIC*
HlPPT swallow! heaven's darling,
Blest above nil birds that fly!
What, though still for ever rowing,
Parting never brings a sigh,
I, alas! who, like the swallow.
Journey brighter days to find,
C. L K.
TO MARIETTA ALBONI.
Song has two spells—the one a heav'nly birth, That carries with its strong and upward flight, As with an eagle's clutch and wing of might,
The panting spirit far beyond the earth; —
It sweeps the skies, and belts the star-paved girth Of that broad road, where travel day and night Sublime and unapproachable delight,
Measureless sadness, or Titanic mirth.
The other lowlier, yet not less divine —
A child of love and laughter, smile and tear,
Softly or sadly fans the soul to sleep;
A rapture not so boundless, though more deep;
And that, sweet voice, the song whose spell is thine.
M. Adolphe Henselt, the well-known pianist and composer, has received, in his capacity as Inspector-General of the Musical Establishments of St. Petersburg, the Cross of Knight of the Order of St. Wladimir. It is the first time that this decoration, which the Emperor confers in person, and which is generally given to persons of high rank, lias been bestowed on an artist.
Histrionic Population Op Europe.—According to statistical returns, there are now in Europe 18,140 actors, 21,609 actresses, and 1,733 theatrical managers. The number of persons connected in various ways with dramatic establishments amounts altogether to 82,216.
Heer Koppitz, a performer on the flute, of continental reputation, has just arrived in London. He has not yet appeared in public, but is, we understand, to play at the Philharmonic Society's concert, on the 2nd July—the last of the season. Having had an opportunity of hearing him, we may assure our musical readers— those especially who are amateurs of the flute—that his performance is calculated to give them an extraordinary treat. He not only plays with a brilliancy of tone and execution which we hare never heard equalled, but possesses the singular facility of producing sequences of double notes, forming regular harmony in two parts—a thing hitherto considered impossible on that instrument. —Illustrated London News.
• These words are copyright,
LAST HOURS OF ALBERT SMITH.
Until nine years of [age Albert Smith was so delicate and of so fragile an appearance, that he was nicknamed by a friend "Little China." After this time, however, he became strong and so healthy, that, to use a common expression — probably more true in his case than in many others to whom it has been applied — he knew not whnt a day's illness was until December last.
On the 22nd of December, 1859, after giving his entertainment as usual at the Egyptian Hall, he returned home, and occupied himself till one o'clock in the morning by hanging pictures in a new room. He retired to rest without a complaint of any kind. Early in the morning of the 23rd he had a convulsive seizure while asleep, and from this lit' passed into a state of profound coma, with stertorous breathing; ronsing from this coma after nearly an hour's interval, he became violently excited in manner, hut was unable to speak. The period of excitement lasted for twenty minutes, and was followed by another fit, this by coma, and again by violent excitement. He was bled freely by his medical attendant, Dr. Ree, the back of the nock was blistered, and sinapisms applied to the feet and legs; but the severity of the convulsions, coma, and excitement continued until two o'clock r.M., the patient passing through a series of them, about eight in the hour. After taking Indian hemp the convulsions ceased, the excitement diminished, but, with the exception of two or three words, the power of articulation was lostThere was no paralysis of cither face or limbs; there was no albuminuria. Sleep followed in the evening, and about midday on the 24th the faculty of speech returned, and from this time there was rapid nmendment. Within a few days his repeated expression was," I nercr felt better in my life; I am only surprised I have not lost strength."
On Friday, the 11th of May, Mr. Smith was exposed to wet, and suffered in the evening from " cold." On the 12th he was again more severely exposed, getting " wet through," and did not change his clothes for three hours, and on the evening of this day he coughed much, and felt weak. On the Sunday he rested; bnt on Monday resumed his duties at the hall. He felt weak, wheezed in his breathing, could scarcely lie down at night, lost all appetite, but continued his avocations daily and nightly until Saturday afternoon. May 19th, and until lh«' time had no medical advice. On Satnrday he was seen by Dr- Kt*. who found generally diffused bronchitis, with dulness cm percussion at the base of the right lung posteriorly, and fine crepitation in the same locality. The pulse was laboured, not more than eighty-six per minute. The obstruction to the respiration was great. The expectoration, very little of which was raised, was sanguinolent; the face pallid; the tongue extremely foul, and breath very offensive. Cupping-glasses were very freely applied to the back of the chest, and blisters were raised by strong acctum cantharidis; at the same time a mixture of squills, nitric ether, and ammonia was given every four or five hours.
Delirium supervened on the night of Saturday, bnt on Sunday there was slight relief to the respiration. The stomach now rejected everything, and continued to do so until Monday, the 21st. On tlii»day the patient resolved to get up and attempt his performance at the Egyptian Hall, and in the afternoon dressed himself for this purpose. He was persuaded to relinquish the idea, and was seen in consultation by Dr. Reynolds and Dr. Ree. The vomiting had now ceased, after taking n dose of a mixture containing a small quantity of dilute hydrocyanic acid. The bronchitis was general throughout the whole of the thorax, on either side, and both above and below. There was fine'mucous and subcrepitant rhoncus. Expiration was extremely prolonged. In the left subclavicular region, where there was slight pain, frictiou sound was audible. The base of the right lung was dull on percussion, and, except when a strong effort at respiration was made, was silent, no air appearing to find entrance. The pulse was laboured, and only eighty per minute; the surface cool; the face pallid; the tongue very foul; and the bowels confined. There had been no sleep for several nights. Complained of prostration. From several causes, no examination of the urine could be obtained. The chest was enveloped in spongio-piline, wrung out of hot water; and at night, calomel, colocynth, and opium were given: beef-tea, sherry, and Seltzer water were taken freely and ad libitum.
Tuesday, May 22nd, nine A.M.—Some sleep in the night, but much wandering; condition of the chest much the same as at last report, but air appears to enter rather more freely; complains of great prostration, but says his breathing is easier; the pulse is slow and laborious; the surface dusky; no headache; no pain. Ammonia and decoction of bark, with tincture of squills, were ordered to be taken every four hours; and brandy, beef-tea, and wine with beaten eggs, were given and taken freely.
In the afternoon at six o'clock he was seen by Dr. Burrows, Dr. Reynolds, and Dr. Rcc. By this time the bowels had acted very freely; the chest condition was the same as in the morning, but there was less feeling of prostration, and the aspect was somewhat improved. Another blister was ordered to the right side, the mixture was to be continued, and calomel and opium to be given every six hours.
At eleven P.m., he was again seen by Dr. Ree, when he was about
said^"I feel no pain whatever, continue
mo weakness." Ho was ordered to le stimulants, and nourishment, ollowing morning Dr. Ree was sum
the same, and, in answer to a
At five o'clock on the following morning _ great haste, and found the patient much prostrated, bordering on collapse. Hot water bottles had been applied to the feet and legs, and brandy with eggs and strong coffee were freely administered, under the influence of which the pulse got up, the surface became warm, and he was able to answer several questions. At this time (half past seven), although it was painfully evident the poor invalid could not last long, there was no sign of rapid dissolution, and Dr. Ree left, nndcr a promise to return in an hour; but within that time an"' called him again to the house, too late, however, to see" he had just breathed his last.—The Lancet, June 2.
Cavbbidge.—The festival holden last Tuesday in the chapel of King's College, in aid of a fund for providing for the wants of •widows and orphans of members of cathedral nnd collegiate choirs, was a complete success. The committee who worked so hard may congratulate themselves that no untoward occurrence marred the effect of their labours. From first to last there was no " hitch ;" and the most eager promoter of the scheme could not, if he had had the power of selection, have provided a day more brilliant and enjoyable. It was bright, warm, and dry: and the eye was continually refreshed by that luxury of green which Cambridge boasts
Monday that something was "looming in the future"
The early comers had to wait an hour or more at the doors before they could get in. The doors were opened at 11.
It takes a long time to fill King's College Chapel as it was filled on Tuesday, through two small doors. On and on flowed the stream into the nave and the unreserved part of the choir. Speaking of the latter, one might have thought that every seat was filled long before there was the least break in the constant flow. "The cry was still, they come," even after the avenues had got choked up by crowds apparently looking in vain for a resting-place. Somehow or other, people got gradually shaken down into their places. Fresh forms were brought in, although we supposed every available form in Cambridge had already been seized, and the number of persons left without a seat was materially reduced. Meanwhile, by twelve o'clock, chaos was reduced to order, and the entire area presented a dense mass of living beings. The whole space could not be taken in by the eye from any part of the floor of the chapel: those in the choir could see only the choir, and those in the nave could see only the nave; but in this limited way, the sight was one not soon to be forgotten.
It was a few minutes past twelve when morning prayer began. The service was intoned by Mr. Beard, and the Provost re lessons. The order of the servioe was as follows :—
Venite Psalms. Service in Anthem,"
sing unto the Lord"
ANTHEMS. Hallelujah ..... Lord, who shall dwell? . . .
I beheld, and lo!
Praise the Lord ....
6 Hosanna to the Sou
7 O be joyful
8 Praise the Lord
Beethoven. Prof. Bennett. Blow. Goss.
S. S. Wesley. O. Gibbons. G. J. Elvey. Croft. Handel.
The effect of sacred compositions rendered by a large number of trained human voices, aided by the tones of such an organ as the one in
"That tall pile,
by the arrival of the college grounds
who were promenading the streets and the evening; and on Tuesday morning the early trains brought so many reinforcements that the question forced itself upon notice—how are they all to be seated? The arrangement was, that the doors should be opened at eleven: but it is not written in the history of festivals that people wait patiently until the appointed time. Before ten, streams began to converge towards the centre of attraction, the holders of blue tickets making their "way to the great gates of the college and the south door of the chapel, the entrance appointed for the nave; and the holders of red. nad pink tickets getting into the grounds by the gate near and into the choir by the north door of the chapel.
By its own weight made stedfast and immovable,"
is not unknown to many; and if it were, we can frame no language which would convey a proper idea of it. Perhaps the best performed anthems were Professor Storndale Bennett's "Lord, who shall dwell in thy tabernacle ?" and Dr. Elvey's, " O be joyful in God." But the gem was Handel's "Hallelujah " chorus, which one can never hear without emotion.
Professor Bennett directed the performance throughout, except that Dr. Elvey, of Windsor, conducted his own anthem. Mr. Amps, organist of King's College, played the organ, assisted by Mr. Hopkins, organist of Trinity College, and Air. Garrett, organist of St. John's College. Members of the following choirs took part in the performance: St. Paul's, Westminster Abbey, Temple, Windsor (St. George's Chapel), Norwich, Peterborough, Lincoln, Ely, and the College chapels of Cambridge. The number of voices was 125. The number of persons accommodated in the choir, exclusive of Fellows and attendants, was 1,374; and in the nave 1,940; making a total of 3,314. The sum collected at the doors was 266i. 0s. 6d.,(of which 111. was in gold. This is an increase of about 34/. over the sum collected at the festival six years ago. After the proceedings in the chapel had terminated, the members of the various choirs were entertained in a sumptuous manner in the hall, at the expense of the college. Provision was made for 150. The Vice-Provost presided, and the Provost joined the party before they broke up. Professor Bennett and several members of the university were also present. Few things even in the chapel produced a finer effect than the "Non nobis, Domine," at this entertainment. To conclude, 80 policemen and attendants were entertained in the hall, after the choirs. —Cambridge Chronicle, May 26, 1860.
DUBLIN. (From a correspondent.)-The last monthly dinner of conversation in the musical circles of the French capital. The the Ancient Concerts took place on Tuesday, the 15th of May, Orphéonistes became the heroes of the day. The Emperor and Empress being the third Tuesday in the month. On this occasion the attended their concerts ; every facility was afforded them by the members who were present had the privilege of introducing
authorities, in order that their visit to Paris might be agreeable. The one lady each as a guest. About ninety ladies and gentlemen
Grand Opera was thrown open to them for one evening, dinners were sat down to dinner in the Society's banqueting room at
given in their honour, and they must have departed as gratified with 7 o'clock. President, Hon. Judge Berwick; Vice-Presidents,
the reception accorded to them as the Parisians were with their very Alderman Kinahan, William A. Eschan, Esq., locum tenens for
interesting performances. Our readers will be glad to hear that the
Orphéonistes have made arrangements to visit London in the course of Rev. William O'Neill unavoidably absent. Dinner was most
| the present month, and will appear at the Crystal Palace on the 25th, sumptuously served by the Society's house steward, Mr. John
26th, and 28th instant, under the leadership of M. Eugène Delaporte, Ferguson. After dinner the grace, Non nobis Domine, was finely their conductor, by whom the Orphéon Association was established. sung by the musical members present. After the usual loyal We need only mention this fact to ensure for them a reception quite as toasts were drank and appropriate music sung, the president warin and as sympathetic as they experienced in Paris. They are all proposed the toast, “ Prosperity to the Musical Societies of amateurs, and for the most part belong to the industrial classes. The Dublin,” especially coupling with the toast the name of the dis association numbers 30,000 members, and has its branches in almost tinguished founder of the Ancient Concert Society (1834), Mr. every town of France. It is, therefore, far larger than any similar Joseph Robinson, which toast was received with the utmost en society in Europe, and its 3,000 representatives about to visit England thusiasm. Mr. Robinson, in returning thanks, said he felt just pride
may well claim attention We learn that the Sacred Harmonic Society in his position as conductor of a Society which had done so much
and Mr. Leslie's choir intend publicly entertaining them, and the to elevate the taste for the highest order of music, and had just
example will doubtless be followed by other musical bodies. The closed a most successful season by the production, at its last con
3,000 Frenchmen do not come, it will be remembered, from the capital, cert, of so stupendous a work as Beethoven's grand mass in C, also
but from the provinces of France, and the majority have never set foot two Psalms of Mendelssohn's, the 42nd and 55th, the latter of which
in this country. They are, therefore, strangers in cvery respect, and
cannot fail, if hospitably welcomed, to carry back into the heart of was scored for full orchestra by the great composer himself ex
their native land an impression of England that may promote good pressly for performance by the Ancient Concerts. The next toast
fecling between the two nations. The arrangements of the directors of was the health of one of the Societies' guests on that occasion, Mr.
the Crystal Palace for the reception of the · Orphéonistes and their William Chappell, a gentleman whose laborious researches into conveyance by the various lines of communication between London and the history of the ancient melodies of his native country had Paris are now nearly complete, and one of the largest steamers of the earned for him a well-deserved and lasting reputation, and whose Peninsular and Oriental Steam Company has been placed at the service book upon this most interesting subject (which has been lately of those who come from Bordeaux, Toulouse, and other parts of the published), has been a most valuable addition to the works of south and west of France. The entire body, it is anticipated, will standard merit in English literature. Mr. Chappell returned | reach London by Sunday, the 24th instant ; & rehearsal will take place thanks in a very interesting speech. The ladies retired to the the following morning, and in the afternoon the first performance takes withdrawing room for tea and coffee, after which a large selection
place. The Handel orchestra will be decorated with French flags and from the Macbeth music by Locke concluded the harmony of the
appropriate emblems, and the tricolour will wave from lofty staffs in evening. The following are some of the glees sung at the dinner
front of the Palace and grounds. The Corporation of London have table: "Raise the song," Sir John Stevenson ; The clouds of
assigned the two large unoccupied hotels, temporarily furnished, in the night,” T. Cooke; “ Oh, Nanny, wilt thou gang with me;" " Ah,
Islington cattle-market, for the accommodation of such as are not
| otherwise provided for. The Emperor of France has, moreorer, given tell me not,” Mendelssohn (Orpheus).
permission to the band of the Guides to accompany the Orphéonistes to England.
What is BUFFO SINGING ? May a learned man be a buffo ? Does
this branch of the entertaining art consist of a gentleman burying his Letters to the Editor.
ears underneath the turned-up collar of his Chesterfield; of dressing his head with cambric ; of making wry faces ; of outre gyrations ; of
running from side to side of a platform, all the while talking nonsense, Arley Green, Northwich, June 11, 1860. and roaring rank heresies ? Is that buffo ? is the man who does so a SIR,-I enclose you a choice advertisement for an organist
buffo ; or, rather, is this buffo singing ? We heard a sensible looking that appeared in the London Guardian last week. I think it is
| person the other night in the Theatre squeal like a cat and then like a
monkey, convert his body into something like a half pump-to be seen worth notice with a few remarks in the Musical World.
sometimes in a burgh where there are no teetotalers--draw up his arms Yours truly,
and droop his hands like paws ; and the audience roared at the “ comic WILLIAM F. CROSSLEY.
singer.” This gentleman, however, we now recollect, was not a “buffo," THE VICAR of a small rural parish will be glad to hear —at least he did not pass as such :- but we have a right to know 1 of a LAD who is fond of music, and can play a pedal whether monkeys, cats, boars, et hoc genus omne, may also be personated organ. Should the lad be anxious to become a Gardener by
by a professional of the buffo class, after, say, “ Woman, lovely woman, profession, the squire of the parish would allow him to learn oh ?" Were we spared on Saturday evening a miniature menagerie under his experienced head gardener, and give him wages
because " buffos" ave“ buffos," and take up their attention solely with accordingly. A lodging would also be found for him. These the lower and more vulgar absurdities above intoleration 2 It, seriadvantages, and a small salary as Organist, would be his ously, would be a gain did we know how much we are indebted to the remuneration at present. Apply to Rev. G. R. M., Ilam good sense of Mr. Fraser, who really is a capital “ buffo," (if, that is to Vicarage, Ashbourne, Derbyshire.
say, we are not in error as to what a “ buffo” really is) in keeping us a good many removes from the cat and the monkey !--Ancient Leaf.
THE ORPHEONISTES IN ENGLAND. — About a year ago the streets of Paris, especially in the neighbourhood of the Champs Elysées, were unusually animated for three or four days. Numerous bands of men were seen marching in procession, bearing banners of strange device, and I THE SKIPPER and HIS BOY.-Miss Dolby's new wearing in some cases coloured scarfs across the body, in others
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ON MONDAY EVENING, JUNE 18, 1860 — TWENTY-FIFTH CONCERT OF THE SEASON.
....... Beethoven Sonata, for Pianoforte and Violoncello, in A major, Op. 69 (first time) Beethoven Herr STRAUS, Herr GOFFRIE, Mr. DOYLE, and Signor PIATTI.
Mr. CHARLES HALLE and Signor PIATTI.
Miss LOUISA PYNE.
..... Becthoven Scena, “Ah, perfido spergiuro ”..................
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..... Becthoven Mr. CHARLES HALLE
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ON MONDAY EVENING, JUNE 25, 1860 — TWENTY-SIXTH CONCERT OF THE SEASON.,
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"Mr. SIMS REEVES. Air, "Non temer" ..
............ Mozart Air,“ In diesen heilgen Hallen " .... ...... (Die Zauberflöte).......... Mozart Mad. DE PAEZ.
Violin obligato, Herr BECKER.
..... Mozart Mr. SIMS REEVES.
Mad. DE PAEZ. Sonata, in D major, Pianoforte alone (first time) .. ............ Mozart! Quartet, in G, No. 1 ........
... Mozart Miss ARABELLA GODDARD.
Herr BECKER, Herr RIES, Mr. DOYLE, and Signor PIATTI.
ON MONDAY EVENING, JULY 2, 1860 — TWENTY-SEVENTH CONCERT OF THE SEASON.
The Programme will be selected from the Works of
.... Spohr Quartet, in E flat major, Op. 44 . M.'SAINTON, Herr GOFFRIE, Mr. Doyle, and Signor PIATTI.
Op. 44 ................................. Mendelssohn
M.’SAINTON, Herr GOFFRIE, Mr. DOYLE, and Signor PIATTI. Song," The Wanderer " .. ...... Schubert Song, “May”
... Meyerbeer Mr. SANTLEY.
Mr. SIMS REEVES.
Suite de Pieces, in E major, Pianoforte alone, concluding with
“The Harmonious Blacksmith” (by desire)
..... Handel Lieder Kreis (by desire)......
Miss ARABELLA GODDARD. ............ Beethoven Song, “ Il pensier” ..........:::
............ Haydn Mr. SIMS REEVES.
" Accompanied on the Pianoforte by Mr. CHARLES HALLE.
Song, "La Gita in Gondola " .
............. Rossini Prelude, Sarabande, and Gavotte (by desire)
Mr. SIMS REEVES.
..Mozart Accompanied on the Pianoforte by Mr. BENEDICT.
Mr. CHARLES HALLE and Miss ARABELLA GODDARD.
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