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HARVARD COLLEGE UBRARY

THE BEQUEST OF EVENT JANSES WENDELL

CONTENTS

PARE.

I. On the Philosophy of Musical Composition-No 7

1

II. The Organ at St. John's Church, Lambeth

7

III. Vocal and Instrumental Cadenzas

9

IV. Organists, Voluntaries, and Psalm-tune Singing

14

V. Some Account of a musical Composition in Forty-five Parts . 20

VI. Singing of Birds

32

VII. School of Venice

34

VIII. On the Rise and Progress of the Violin

42

IX. Arteaga on the Opera ...

58

X. Beethoven's New Symphony

80

XI. The Fall of Algiers, a grand Opera, in three Acts, (the

Poetry by C. E. Walker, Esq.) as performed at the Theatre

Royal, Drury Lane ; composed by Henry R. Bishop, Com-

poser to the Theatre Royal Drury Lane..

85

XII. Songs by Henry Isaac Robert Mott ...

90

XIII. A Morning and Evening Church Service, for four voices, with

an Accompaniment for the Organ or Piano Forte; com-

posed and respectfully dedicated to all

Choirs, by S. Webbe 95

XIV. Seven brilliant Variations for the Piano Forte, to a Theme of

Rossini ; by Francis Liszt.-"Impromptu Brilliant” for

the Piano Forte, on Themes of Rossini and Spontini; by

Francis Liszt

2. Trio for the Piano Forte, Violin, and Violoncello ; composed

by J. N. Hummel

3. Rondeau Brilliant, for the Piano Forte; composed by Carl

Maria Von Weber

102

XV. Three Grand Sonatas for the Piano Forte, composed by

Charles Ambrose

104

XVI. What is Prayer; the Poetry by Montgomery; the Music by

J. W. Holder, Mus. Bac. Oxon.

2. What is Prayer; composed for three voices, by S. Webbe

3. What is Prayer; composed for a single voice, with an Ac-

companiment for the Piano Forte, by Wm. Horsley, Mus.

Bac. Oxon. Organist of the Asylum and Belgrave Chapel 105

XVII. Two “ Melanges” on favorite Airs, from Weber's Opera of

Der Freyschutz ; composed for the Piano Forte, by J.P.

XVIII. Not a Drum was heard ; the celebrated Poem written on the

Death of Gen. Moore, set to Music by John Barnett ..... 109

ARTICLE.

XIX. The Pleasures of Benevolence ; set to Music by P.Cianchettini

2. La Partanza, Canzonetta, by Pio Cianchettini

3. I'll meet thee nigh the Time of Lovers; written by David

Lyndsay; composed by Miss Figge

111

XX. New Ballads .

112

XXI. 'Tis Law ! 'tis Law! written and adapted to the popular

French Air, C'est l'amour, and affectionately inscribed to

his Learned Friends and Brethren in the Profession, by

Nicholas Ferret, jun. Gent. Attorney at Law

113

XXII. New Songs

115

XXIII. Divertimento for the Piano Forte ; composed by G. E. Griffin

2. A second Pot Pourri on Airs from Rossini and Weber; ar-

ranged with Variations and Embellishments for the Flute

and Piano Forte, by C. Nicholson

115

XXIV. New Lessons

117

XXV. Ditto

118

XXVI. Arrangements

118

XXVII. An Account of the Musical Festival held in September, 1823,

in the Cathedral Church of York, for the benefit of the

York County Hospital, and the General Infirmaries at

Leeds, Hull, and Sheffield ; to which is prefixed a Sketch

of the Rise and Progress of Musical Eestivals in Great Bri-

tain, with Biographical and Historical Notes ; by John

Crosse, F.S.A. F.R.S.L. M.G.S. Honorary Member of

the Antiquarian Society of Newcastle-upon-1'yne and of the

Yorkshire Literary and Philosophical Society, and Member

of the Committee of Management ...

120

XXVIII. Grand Concerto for the Piano Forte, with Accompaniments

for an Orchestra ; composed by J. Moscheles. Op. 64

2. Fantasia and Grand Variations on the favorite Air, My Lodge

is on the cold ground, for the Piano Forte, with Orchestral

Accompaniments, ad libitum; by F.Kalkbrenner. Op. 70. 139

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No. XXVI.

ARTICLE

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I. Royal Academy of Music

143

II. On Church Music

170

III. School of Lombardy

173

IV. State of Music in London, 1825

186

King's Theatre

186

Der Freischutz

195

Oratorios ...

198

Ancient Concert

198

Philharmonic Concert

201

Catalani's Concerts

202

Benefit Concerts ..

203

Royal Society of Musicians.

205

New Musical Fund...

206

V. Dr. Arne's Poculum

212

VI. Progressive Exercises to the Art of Singing, to which are added

twelve Solfeggios, composed by D. Crivelli.......

217

VII. No. 1, Grand Trio for the Piano Forte, Violin, and Violon-

cello, composed by George Onslow. Op. 26

2. No. 2, Ditto. Op. 27

3. No. 3, Air with Variations for the Piano Forte. Op. 28 ..... 221

VIII. “ Audivi Vocem de Cælo," a Motet, composed on the lamented

death of the Rev. T. Rennell, Vicar of Kensington, by Wm.

Horsley, Mus. Bac. Oxon

224

IX. Ero, an Italian Cantata, by Signor Maestro Coccia

224

X. A complete Treatise on the Violoncello, including, besides the

necessary preliminary Instructions, the Art of Bowing, with

easy Lessons in all the Keys, properly fingered; the whole

written, selected, and composed by F. W. Crouch, of the

King's Theatre, Haymarket

232

XI. Ninth Fantasia for the Piano Forte, on the most favourite

Themes in Der Freyschutz, by Ferdinand Ries

2. Brilliant Variations on the Jager Chorus for the Piano Forte,

with an Accompaniment for the Flute (ad lib.) by T. Latour

3. The Waltz from Der Freyschutz, with Variations for the

Piano Forte, by T. Latour

4. A Divertimento on the Laughing Chorus, for the Piano Forte,

by Aug. Meves

5. The Huntsmen's Chorus (La Chasse), for the Piano Forte, by

Aug. Meves

6. Fantasia on the Waltz and Jager Chor, by J. Calkin ..... 236

XII. Mozart's celebraied Air, “ Non piu andrai,” varied for the

Piano Forte by J. P. Pixis

2. Polonaise Brilliant for the Piano Forte, by J. Pixis

3. Rondoletto for the Piano Forte, on a favourite Spanish Bolero,

by J. Pixis

238

XIII. Rondoletto Brilliante, on a Cavatina from L'Italiana in Al-

gieri, for the Piano Forte, by Charles Czerney ..... 240

XIV. Introduction & Polonaise for the Piano Forte, by C.M.de Weber

2. Variations on aGipsey Air for the Piano Forte, byC.M.de Weber 240

XV. Brilliant Rondo à l'Autrichienne for the Harp and Piano Forte,

by N. C. Bochsa

2. Imitative Fantasia for the Harp, introducing the Serenade of

“ Wake, dearest, wake;" by N. C. Bochsa

3. The Jager Chorus, with Variations, and an Introductory Pre-

lude on some Passages from the Incantation Scene, by

N. C. Bochsa

4. “Comin frae the Rye,” with an Introduction and Variations

for the Harp, by T. P. Chipp

5. “When the wind blows,” arranged as a Duet for two Per-

formers on the Piano Forte, with an Accompaniment for

the Harp, by D. Bruguier

6. Amor possente Nome, Duet for the Harp and Piano Forte,

by G. Holst.

241

XVI, Preciosa, Romantisches Schauspiel, in four Acten; Dichtung

Von Paris Alex. Wolff; Music Von Carl Maria Von Weber

2. Abon Hassan, a celebrated Musical Drama, performed at the

Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, composed by Carl Maria Von

Weber, and adapted to the English Stage by T. Cooke

3. Natur und Liebe, Cantate zur Teyer des Augustus Tages in

Pilluitz; Dichtung Von Sriedrich Kind; in Musik gesetz

fur 2 Soprane, 2 Tenore, and 2 Basse ; Von Carl Maria

Von Weber

243

XVII. A New Treatise on the Art of Playing upon the Double-

Movement Harp; comprising the Rudiments of Music, a

Series of Exercises with the Metronome, and a concise

Theory of Practical Harmony; by F. C. Meyer

249

XVIII. God save the King, with Variations for the Piano Forte, with

Accompaniments for the Flute and Violoncello (ad lib.) by

J. F. Burrowes

252

XIX. Book 1 of Preparatory Exercises for the Piano Forte, calcu-

lated to form the Hand and to give a correct idea of Fin-

gering, chiefly intended as an Introduction to the Studies

of Cramer, Kalkbrenner, Ries, Steibelt, Woelfl, &c. com-

posed and fingered by D. Bruguier..

253

XX. Musical Sketch, in which is introduced the Scotch Air of Wan-

dering Willie, by Frederick Kalkbrenner

2. Rondo alla Polacca on Amor possente Nome, for the Piano

Forte, with Accompts. (ad lib.) for the Flute, by C. Pleyel

3. Introduction and Rondo on Aurora che sorgerai, for the Piano

Forte, with an Accompaniment for the Flute, by C. Pleyel

4. Impromptu on Auld Robin Gray, by Cipriani Potter

254

XXI. Songs and Duets from Il Crociato

255

XXII. Cianchettini's Songs

255

XXIII. Airs with Variations ..

257

XXIV. New Songs

258

XXV. New Ballads

259

XXVI. Arrangements.

260

XXVII. The York Festival

262

XXVIII. Signor Velluti ...

268

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