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composed in England, and j^erformed for the first time on 25 April,
1811, for the benefit of M™^ Catalan!. In two volumes. Characters :
Fernando, Elvira, Diego, Climene, Garzia, Raimondo, Thomas, etc.

Additional 16013.

Paper ; ff . 202. About 1803. Oblong folio.

" ' Teresa e Claudio ' : Farsa Comica " ; with symphonies and accom-
paniments for oboes, clarinets, horns, trumpets, drums, bassoons, and
strings, in score, by Giuseppe Farinelli [1803]. Apparently copied by
Carlo Carpanin, at Venice. Characters : Nerina, Leggerezza, Milord
Wilk, Jonas, Teresa, Claudio, etc.

Additional 31815, fi". 65-84.

Paper; a.d. 1803, etc. Oblong folio. See also under Oratorios (vol. i, p. 373).

Numbers composed by R. J. S. Stevens for Richard Cumberland's
tragedy of "Tiberius at Caprse" {sic), but, according to a note at
the beginning in the composer's hand, never performed.



1. "From the hole in the rock":
Magicians' chorus with solos, and
accompaniments for horns, oboes,
bassoons, and strings, and a figured
bass for pianoforte, in score. Atito-
graph. f . 65b.

2. "To sigh, when sorrow loads the



breast " : air. Melody only. Auto-
graph, f . 75b.
3. "To what age must we live without
love " : 3-part chorus or trio, with
pianoforte duet accompaniment, in
score, apparently in the hand of
A[nna] M. Jeffery, 1803. f. 76.



Additional 16009.

Paper; ff. 210. About 1804. Oblong folio.

"La Tragedia Finisce in Comedia " : Farce, with symphonies and
accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, horns, and strings,
in score, by Giuseppe Farinelli. Performed [in 1804] at the San
Mose theatre, Venice. Characters : Olmino, Fischietto, Tondone
Stregati, Bigiano Rozzati, Marmeo, Corilla, Lucina, Don Biagio, etc.

Additional 16134.

Paper ; ff . 294. About 1804. Oblong folio.

" ' I GiocHi Istimici ' : Ballo Eroico-Timoologico d' invenzione e du'e-
zione del Sig^ Salvatore Vigano nel . . . Teatro la Fenice, L' Autun[n]o,



OPERAS. 391

1804. In Yenezia." Writtea for flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons,
horns, trumpets, drums, and strings, in scoi-e. The composer himself
appears to have taken part in the performance (see f. 52, etc.).

Additional 31768.

Paper; ff. 31. About 1804. Oblong folio.

Recitative, "Aspasia e a me dinanzi," and duet (Clearco, Agenore),
beg. " Al mio dolce e vivo ardore " ; with clarini (i for clarinetti),
bassoons, horns, trumpets, and strings, in score, from " I Riti d' Eifeso "
[1804], by Giuseppe Farinelli.

Additional 32406, 32407.

Paper ; fi. 245, 140. About 1804. Oblong folio.

" Samori " : Grand Heroic German Opera in 2 Acts, in score, by
Abt [Georg Joseph] Vogler. Transcribed for the National Theatre at
Breslau. The Opera was first performed at Vienna in 1804. The
overture, symphonies, and accompaniments are written for flutes, oboes,
English horn, clarinets, bassoons, trombones and strings. The big
bassoon part and some of the other wind parts are written in separate
score at the ends of the two volumes. Characters : Maha, Naga,
Rama, Tamburan, Pando, Mahadowa, and Baradra; with Choruses,
occasionally double.

Additional 36652, ff. 20-22.

Paper ; about 1804. Oblong folio. See also under Oratorios (vol. i, p. 378).
Fragments of English Incidental Music.



1. Duet (William and Mary), beg.
"Why suppose deceit is nigh."
Sung by Mr. [Charles] Incledon and
Mrs. Atkins. Anonymous, f . 20.

2. "Fandango" Minuet in " Cind[e]-



rella" (watermark 1802). Probably
from Michael Kelly's work of that
name, which was produced in London
in 1804. It is arranged for piano-
forte, f. 22.



Additional 16010.

Paper ; ff . 186. About 1805. Oblong folio.

" Odoardo e Carlotta " : Farce, with symphonies and accompani-
ments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, horns, drums, and strings,
in score, by Giuseppe Farinelli [1805]. Characters : Odoardo, Carlotta,
Alderson, Sir Arthur, William, Lisa, and Lord Kendale.

Additional 16158.

Paper ; ff. 257. About 1805 (see below). Oblong quarto.

" La Roccia di Fravenstein " ; with introduction, symphonies, and
accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, horns, trumpets.



392 VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.

drums, and strings, and a figured bass for harpsichord, or pianoforte, in
score. [By Johann Simon Mayr, 1805.] Act ii only. Characters :
Gasparo, Ruggiero, Adolfo, Rolando, Amelia, Enrico, and Giulia ; with
3-part Choruses of Miners and Followers of Rolando, and occasional
double Choruses.

Additional 30999, ff. 45-53b.

Paper ; about 1805. Large folio.

" RuGANTiNO," or " The Bravo of Venice " : Opera in 2 Acts, followed
(f. 50b) by a masque. By Dr. [Thomas] Busby. Arranged for piano-
forte apparently by the composer, in whose hand the MS. is said to be.
The words are by Matthew Gregory Lewis, 1804, 1805. Characters r
Parozzi, Memmo, Contarino, Rosabella, Laura, Camilla, the Duke,
Flodoardo, etc.

Additional 31454.

Paper; fi. 51. About 1805 (watermark). Quarto. Belonged to the Catch
Club, and in 1827 to J. W. Windsor, Bath.

" Macbeth " ; by John Eccles, in score. Evidently transcribed
(see above, p. 242) from Add. 29378, ff. 57-95, with the singers' names
added in pencil from Add. 12219 (above, p. 239).

Additional 31713, ff. 14, 18, 28, 68.

Paper ; about 1805 (watermark, f. 28), etc. Oblong folio. See also under
Songs (1807), below.

Numbers from Operas, with accompaniments, in score.



1. "Per dolce mio riposo": aria, with
strings. " Geminiano Jacomelli."
i.U.

2. Prayer (Clearco), beg. "Gran Dio,
che de' mortali " ; with oboes, horns,
bassoons, and strings. Prom an Opera
performed at the Fenice theatre,
Venice. " Giov' Paisiello." f. 18.

3. "Sento che quelli sguardi" [from



"Camilla," .1801]: recit. and trio,
with pianoforte. [" Ferdinando]
Per," sc. Paer. With autograph (?)
presentation to H.R.H. the Duke of
Cambridge, f. 28.
4. "In te spero, 6 sposo amato " ; with
a bass only. [From " Demofoonte."]
Anonymous, f . 68.



Additional 32343, f. 8.

Paper ; a.d. 1805. Folio. Presented by Walter Bloomfield, Esq.

" Come, fair Emma ; come away " : Chorus of Village Maidens, in
score, in " The Cottage on the waste." Words by JST. Bloomfield,
music by Isaac William Bloomfield, 1805.



OPERAS. 393

Additional 32207, 32208.

Paper ; ff. 220, 132. a.d. 1806. Oblong folio.

" ' Die vereitelten Ranke' : Eine komische Oper in zwey Aufziigen,
aus dem Italienischen nach ' Le Vicende cl' Amore ' [see Add. 32197,
f. 135]. In Musik gesetzt und . . . Fiirsten Nicolaus Esterhazy v.
Galantha . . . zugeeignet, von Joh. Nap. Hummel." First performed in
the theatre at Eisenstadt on the name-day of Princess Maria Eszterhazy,
September, 1806. Autograph. In two volumes. The overture,
symphonies, and accompaniments are written for flutes, oboes, clarinets,
bassoons, horns, trumpets, drums, trombones, and strings, in score, with
a few additional wind-parts at the end of vol. i and the middle of
vol. ii. Characters : Marquise Doralice (originally die Baronesse),
Elvire, Don Alonso, Don Piccariglio, Pinadoro ; with Chorus of
Peasants, etc.

Additional 16157.

Paper; ff. 213. About 1807 (see below). Oblong quarto.

" Adelasia ed Aleramo " ; with symphonies and accompaniments
for flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, horns, trumpets, drums, and strings,
and figured bass for harpsichord, in score. [By Johann Simon Mayr,
1807]. Act ii only. Characters : Adelasia, Aleramo, Teofania,
Roberto, Rambaldo, and Ottone ; with Choruses (for 3 and 4 voices) of
Maids of Honour and Courtiers.



Additional 16160.

Paper ; ff. 190. About 1807. Oblong quarto.

" Trajano in Dacia " ; with symphonies and accompaniments for
trumpets, horns, flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, strings, drums, and
harmonica, in score. [?By Giuseppe Niccolini, 1807.] Act ii only.
Characters : Trajano, Zomosco, Massimo, Decebalo, Ormonda, and
Colmira ; with an occasional 3-part Chorus.

Additional 31767.

Paper ; ff. 63. About 1807. Oblong folio.

" Ella Rosenberg : Melo-Drama in 2 Acts " ; first performed
at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane [in 1807.] The Incidental
Music is by Matthew Peter King, and consists of an overture,
symphonies, and dances, for kettle-drums, side-drums, fifes, trombones,
trumpets, horns, oboes, flutes, clarinets, bassoons, and strings ; with
two choruses and (f. 48) a glee, " All, when the wars are over," sung
by Messrs. Gibbon, [Charles] Dignum, and — Smith. In score.
Characters : Ella, Montfort, Rosenberg, Stephen, Conrad, etc.



394 VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



Additional 14396, ff. 1-1 3b.

Paper; a.d. 1808. Oblong folio. See also under Sacred Trios (vol. i, p. 465).
Presented by Mozart's widow, Constanze Nissen, to Vincent Novello, who
presented it to the British Museum in 1843.

" IcH bin der erste Buffo " : aria, with symphonies and accompani-
ments for flutes, oboes, horns, clarinets, drums, and strings, in score,
composed, by W. A. Mozart, jun., in 1808 (op. 13), for a private
performance of his father's " Der Schauspieldirektor." Autograph. It
was written for the composer's stepfather, G. N. Nissen, on the occasion
of Mme. Nissen's birthday. At the end is a translation of the text
made by J. A. Stumpf in 1830 for Novello.



Additional 32461,

Paper ; ff. 50. About 1808. Oblong folio.

" ' Love in a Tub ' : a Pastoral Ballet, as Performed at the Theatre
Royal, Drury Lane, November 23rd, 1808. (The Ballet by Mr.
D'Egville.) Composed by Henry R. Bishop," for an orchestra of
drums, trombones, trumpets, horns, bugle-horn, clarinets, flutes, oboes,
bassoons, harp, and strings. In score. Autograph. A note in the
composer's hand, dated April, 1810, states that the ballet had then
been " play'd upwards of 300 nights ! ! " Principal dancers : Miss
Gayton and Miss Briscow.

Additional 27700.

Paper ; ff . 91. About 1809. Oblong folio.

" OvERTUEE and Part of the Music in ' The Circassian Bride ' : an
Opera performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, in February,
1809, on the night previous to the .... fire. . . . Revived from
memory by the composer, Henry R. Bishop." Mostly autograph.
The orchestra for which the instrumental portions of the work were
composed consisted of drums, trombones, trumpets, clarinets, flutes,
oboes, bassoons, and strings, with the occasional addition of a military
band consisting of long-drum, cymbals, triangle, octave flutes, serpent,
eic. In score. Characters : Dory (Mr. Mathews), Rachael (Mrs.
Mountain), Erminia (Miss Lyon — afterwards Mrs. Bland), Alexis,
Anna, and Usbeg.

Additional 27701.

Paper; ff. 142. a.d. 1809. Oblong folio.

" ' Mora's Love,' or * The Enchanted Harp ' : a Grand Ballet
[ended June 14th, 1809]. Performed at the King's Theatre, Hay-
market, June 15th, 1809. Composed by Henry R. Bishop. The
action &c. of the Ballet, composed by Mr. D'Egville." Autograph.
Written for an orchestra of drums, trombones, trumpets, horns,
clarinets, flutes, oboes, bassoons, harp, and strings. In score. The



OPERAS. 395

overture and several other numbers were borrowed from the same
composer's "Caractacus" [1806]. Principal dancers : Mme. Angiolini,
Miss Lupino, Mile. Monroy, and Monsr. [A. J. J.] and Mme.
Deshayes.

Additional 27702.

Paper ; fi. 85. About 1809. Oblong folio.

" ' The Vintagers ' : a Musical Romance performed at the Theatre
Royal, Haymarket, August 1st, 1809, composed by Henry R. Bishop,
July, 1809. The Poetry by J. E. Eyre." Autograph. The overture,
symphonies, and accompaniments are written for clarinets, drums
(kettle-drum, side-drum, long-drum), trumpets, horns, flutes, oboes,
bassoons, trombones, triangle, and strings. In score. Characters :
Henry (Mr. Jones), Nannette (Mrs. Liston), Baptiste (Mr. Grove),
Duval (Mr. Lister), Jaques (Mr. Taylor), Montval (Mr. Treby), and
Adelaide (Mrs. Eyre).

Additional 32209.

Paper ; ff. 202. a.d. 1809. Oblong folio.

Ballet, " Das belebte Gemahlde," by Philippe Taglioni ; with
music by Johann Nepomuk Hummel, 1809. Autograph. Written for
an orchestra of flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, horns, trumpets,
drums, and strings. In score. Principal dancers : Messrs. Paglioni
(? Taglioni) and Vulcani, and Mile. Neumann.

Additionali 32201, 32202.

Paper ; ff. 188, 207. About 1810, etc. Oblong folio.

" Mathilde von Guise " : Opera in 3 Acts, with symphonies and
accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, horns, trumpets,
drums, trombones, and strings, in score, the wind instruments being
usually in a separate score. [By Johann Nepomuk Hummel.]
Performed at the Court Theatre, Vienna, March 26th, 1810. In two
volumes. Autograph.

Two overtures are given, of which the second (vol. i, f. 26) appears
to have been written for the ballet " Sappho " [1820 ?], but performed
at Weimar, in 1821, as overture to the pi'ese at opera. In two volumes.
Characters : Beaufort, Die Baronin, Niklas, Mathilde, der Herzog,
Claudine, and Valentin.

Additional 36938-36960 ; 36962, fi". 1, 26 ; 36963-36965.

Paper ; a.d. 1810-1836. Oblong folio. Bequeathed in 1901 by Edward Wrey
Whinfield, Esq. For the remainder of Add. 36962, see under Choruses (above,
p. 51).

Collection of Operas, Incidental Music, etc., composed or arranged
by Henry Rowley Bishop [knighted in 1842], and almost entirely
autograph. Mostly in full score. With the exceptions noted below.



396



VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



those in Add. 36938-36963 are in 3 Acts, and appear to have been
written for the Theatre Royal, Co vent Garden (where Bishop was
appointed "Composer and Director of the Music" in 1810), the ordi-
nary orchestra being composed of [kettle-]drums, trombones, trumpets,
horns, clarinets, flutes (traversi, octave, piccoli, etc.), oboes, bassoons,
and strings. Other instruments occasionally employed are harps,
triangle, castanets, bugle-horn, tabor and pipe, carillons, harmonica,
cymbals, long-drum, side-drum, gong, tambourine, bells, sistrum,
organ, flageolet, and pianoforte. In twenty-seven volumes. In several
cases the names of the original singers are given, among them being
"Maria Theresa] Bland, [Rosoman] Mountain, [Catherine] Stephens
"afterwards wife of George Capell, 5th Earl of Essex], Henry Phillips,
Mary Ann] Baton, and [John] Braham.



36938, 36939 (f£. 104, 127). " ' The Ma-
niac,' or ' The Swiss Banditti ' : a
Serio-comic O^Dera . . . Performed at
the Lyceum... 1810."



36940 (ff. 142).
doun ' : a Musical Drama
Words by Thomas Morton.



' ' ' The Knight of Snow-
1811."



36941 (ff. ]66). " ' The^thiop,' or 'The
Child of the Desert ' : a Grand Ro-
mantick Drama . . . 1812." Words
by William Dimond. The finale
(f. 162) appears to be partly derived
from " John of Paris," sc. Boieldieu's
"Jean de Paris," produced in April
of the same year.

36942 (ff. 119). "The Overture and
music to ' The Eenegade ' : a Grand
Historical Play. . .1812." Words by
Frederick Reynolds, founded upon
Dryden's "Don Sebastian." The
march (f . 115) is taken from the Over-
ture to [M. Arne's] " Cymon."

86943 (ff. 155). " ' TheNoble Outlaw' :
Opera... 1815."

36944 (ff . 128) . " ' A Midsummer Night's
Dream ' : Opera . . . 1816." Words
altered from Shakespeare. Some of
the numbers are adapted from other
composers, viz. : a movement in the
Overture from [Dr. T. A. Arne's]
"Thou soft-flowing Avon" (f . 9b) ;
the scene beg. "Most noble Duke,"
from another work (not named), by
the same composer (f. 19) ; the air,
" Kingcup, dafiodil and rose " (f. 24),



and the finale, beg. "Spirits, ad-
vance" (f. 41), from Dr. [Benjamin?]
Cooke; the quartet, "Ye spotted
snakes " (f. 59), from [R.] J. S.
Stevens; the air, "Flower of this
purple dye" (f.77), from [? John
Stafford] Smith; and the air, "Be
as thou wast wont to be " (f. 94), from
[Jonathan] Battishill.

36945 (S.81). "'Guy Mannering,' or
' The Gipsey's Prophecy ' : Musical
Play . . . 1816 " ; introducing several
well-known Scotch airs.



36946 (S. 77). " ' Who wants a wife ? '
or ' The Law of the Land ' : an Ara-
bian Tale. . .1816."

36947 (ff. 115). " ' The Slave ' : A mu-
sical Drama. . .1816." Words by T.
Morton. At ff. 39, 76, are cadenzas to
the air, "Pretty mocking-bird," and
the duet, "In joyful .peace," added
in 1820 for Miss M. Tree. Part of the
finale to Act i appears to be adapted
from Boieldieu (see f. 42).

36948 (fi. 130). " ' Zuma,' or ' The Tree
of Health': Opera. . .1818."

36949 (ft. 141). 1. " ' December and
May': an Operatic Farce. . .1818."
In 2 Acts. f. 1.

2. " ' The Illustrious Traveller,' or ' The
Forges of Kanzel ' : Melodrama . . .
1818." Apparently in 2 Acts. f. 124.



36950 (ff. 77). " The Overture and Ad-
ditional Music in ' The Barber of



OPERAS.



397



Seville ' : Opera in Two Acts [by Ros-
sini], 1818." The duet, " Oh 1 Maiden
fair " (f. 36), is taken from Paisiello.

36951 (ff. 128). '"Henri Quatre,' or
' Paris in the Olden Time ' : a Musi-
cal Romance . . . 1820." The duet,
"Oh, what a gay and joyous scene "
(f. 100), is adapted from Paisiello ;
and the finale to Act iii (f. 122), from
Mozart.

36952 (ff. 130). "The Music in Shak-

speare's ' Twelfth Night ' . . . 1820

The Poetry selected entirely from
Shakspeare." In 5 Acts. The follow-
ing numbers were adapted by Bishop :
the glee, "Who is Sylvia " (f. 9), from
" Ravenscroft and Morley " ; the glee,
"Come o'er the brook, Bess[i]e"
(f.26), from "Ford and Callcott";
the duet, "I love thee so" (f.55),
from [Peter von] Winter ; the glee,
"0, by Rivers" (f.65), from Dr.
[John] Wilson ; and part of the
Masque in Act iv (f. 89), from Winter
and Sir J[ohn] Stevenson.

36953 (ff.200). 1. " ' Don John,' or
'TheTwo Violettas'...1821." f. 1.

2. "'The Two Gentlemen of Verona,'
1821." The glee, " Good night, good
rest" (f. 110), is adapted from Dr.
[Thomas Augustine] Arne ; and the
glee, "Who is Silvia" (f.l45), from
Rousseau, f. 73.

36954 (ff. 88). "'Montrose,' or 'The
Children of the Mist ' . . . . 1822 " ;
introducing well-known Scotch airs.

36955 (ff. 164). " ' The Law of Java ' :
Opera .... 1822." Words by George
Colman the younger. Additional
horn and trombone parts were added
afterwards [1825?]. One or two
numbers are arrangements from
other works.



36956 (ff.218). '"Maid Marian,' or
' The Huntress of Arlingford ' : Opera
.... 1822."

36957,36958 (ff. 165, 146). "'Aladdin'
(or ' The Magic Lamp ') : Romantic



Fairy Opera .... Performed at the
Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, April
29th, 1826."

36959 (ff. 185). "'The Romance of a
Day': Operatic Drama .... 1831."
Words by James Robinson Planch6.

36960 (ff.63). Incidental Music in
" The Doom-kiss." Latest water-
mark, 1831 ; performed in 1836.

36962. 1. "The Choruses in 'The
^thiop ' " (watermark, 1811). f. 1.

2. Adaptations of some of the vocal
numbers in Beethoven's " Fidelio "
(watermark, 1826). ff.26-74b.

36963 (ff. 111). 1. "Epicedium in
' Anthony and Cleopatra ' . . . . 1813."
Words by George Colman. f. 2.

2. Four airs, etc., in "Haroun Alras-
chid .... 1813," sc. "Go, mystical
flow'r" (f.23); "Farewell, farewell,
the golden Day " (f. 27) ; " Who thrids
the gloom " (f . 33) ; and "Now fill
the air" (ff. 40, 42b).

3. Duet, "The moon-beam plays on
yonder Grove" (f. 48), and an air,
"A Shepherd become" (f . 57) ; from
"Poor Vulcan .... 1813."

4. Accompanied recitative (f . 60) and a
new Finale (f. 61) to [Dr. T. A. Arne's]
"Artaxerxes .... 1813."

5. "Rondo — ' Selima and Azor' . . . .
1813," beg. " And has she then fail'd
in her truth." Probably written for
a revival of Thomas Linley's work of
that name, which was itself largely
derived from Gr^try's " Z6mire et
Azor." f.69.

6. Spanish Bolero, beg. "Rosabel of
Aragon " ; written for insertion in the
' ' Knight of Snowdoun." f . 74.

7. " When Vesper Bells were ringing " :
air introduced in "[? Thomas John]
Dibdin's Opera, ' Up to Town,'Act S^."
Composed by [Vincenzo] Pucitta,
scored by H. R. Bishop. Watermark,
1810. f. 76.

8. Andante Cantabile introduced in
" ' The Secret Mine,' Act 1". Selected
from Bishop's ' Tamerlan [and Baja-
zet,' 1806]. The melody by Martini."
Watermark, 1807. f. 83.



398



VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



9. Allegro in C minor (13 bars), headed
"'Tempest.' Ocf, 1812. T[heatre]
E[oyal], C[ovent] G[arden]." f. 86.

10. "Scots wha hae ■ wi' Wallace
[bled] " : song (without the words).
"June 30th, 1813." f.87.

11. " ' What [rapture to think] ' : Song
from [William Shield's] 'Highland

Eeel' Scored by H. R. B[ishop],

Dec. 11th, 1811." f. 90.

12. Accompaniments by Bishop to an
air in "New Farce, 'He loves and
rides away.' " Watermark, 1802.
f.94.

13. "'In thee Each Joy': Duetto.
Scored by H. R. B., 1810, for 'Love
in a Vil[lage']." Probably for a re-
vival of Dr. T. A. Arne's compilation
of that name. f. 96.

14. "Additional Score [wind instru-
ments]. ' Hark the lark.' T. R.
C. G., 1812." Apparently altered
from Dr. Benjamin Cooke's glee of
that name, f . 100.

15. "Love, the greatest bliss below."
Probably written for a revival of Dr.
Arne's " ' Comus ' . . . 1812" [per-
formed in 1815]. f. 102.

16. A movement in Dr. Arne's "Dirge
[in] ' Romeo and Juliet.' Additional
accompaniments by H. R. Bishop,
1812." f.l03.

17. Drum and trumpet score of a
chorus in "'Midas' . . . 1812."
f. 105.

18. "Dance [written for] Miss Worg-
man [in the] ' Foundling of the
Forest.' " f. 107.

19. Dance in " ' Cymbeline.' Scored
. . . 1812." f. 108.

20. "Pas Seul" and trumpet part of
Overture to " Selima and Azor."
Watermark, 1811 (see above, no. 5).
f . 109.

21. "Alteration in Finale — ' Knight of
Snowdoun.'" f.lll.

36964 (fi.90). 1. '"Royal Nuptials,'
or ' The Masque of Hymen ' : Musical
Piece, in one Act. Performed ....
May 6th, 1816. In honour of the
Marriage of ... . Princess Charlotte
of Wales." Some of the melodies are
derived from Mozart (f£. 5, 15, 20), and
Handel (f. 29). f.2.



2. " The Trigger " : song, beg. "'How
sweet is the breath' .... 1815."
f.29.

3. "Young Lubin": air written for
"' The Farmer's Wife ' .... 1814."
f.39.

4. "Tremble, rash presuming Foe":
bravura air from ' ' ' Brother and
Sister' .... 1815." f . 43.

5. "Be mine. Dear Maid": air in
"'Guy Mannering' .... 1816."
f. 52.

6. "'Nobody coming to marry me'
.... 1815." f.56.

7. "'Adieu, Adieu, my only Dear':
Song for Miss Burrel in ' The Poor
Soldier.' T. R. C. G., 1815." Appa-
rently by — " Dibdin ; accompani-
ments. H. R. B[ishop]." f. 59.

8. Three airs written for a revival of
[Stephen Storace's pasticcio] " 'Lodo-
iska,' 1816," viz. "Charms of the
world" (f. 63), "Descend, some war-
ring Angel " (f. 68), and " Where is the
charm can lull to rest" (f. 76). Fol-
lowed by "Sym [phony] to opening
Duo and Coro," apparently by Bishop
(f . 78) ; and the violin part of two of
the original numbers (If. 79, 80).

9. '"Said a Smile to a Tear.' T. R.
C. G., 1812." f.Sl.

10. "Morpheus, from whose bounty
flows"; from " Telemachus, 1815.
Finale, Act 1st. Chorus. Arranged
from Mozart." f. 83.

11. "'Oh, remember the time ' [adapted
from Boieldieu's] ' John of Paris,'
1815." f.85.

12. "Overture. 'Percy.' 1815." f.87.

13. " Overture— ' The Seraglio.' H. R.
B[ishop], 1810." Probably written
for a revival of Charles Dibdin's
opera of that name. f. 89.

14. "Sym[phony]. Air (Eucharis),"
with the pencil note "Previous to
Mozart's Song," sc, "Non so piu cosa
son," from "Le Nozze di Figaro";
evidently written for Bishop's adapta-
tion of that work in 1819. f . 90.

36965 (ff. 119). The pieces in this volume
have only pianoforte accompani-
ment. They are : — 1. " ' Ninetta,' or
' The Maid of Palaiseau ' " ; mostly
' ' composed by Rossini " and ' ' adapted



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and arranged for the English Stage"
[1830] by Bishop (see f. 20). f. 1.

2. " ' Arise from the grave.' Invocation
— ' Montoni "... 1828." f. 89.

3. " Woe 1 woe ! woe ! The Storm has
been in all its might " : chorus in-
troduced by Bishop in his version of
[Auber's] " ' MasanieUo ' . , . 1825."
f. 90.

4. Five numbers (chiefly choruses) in



"The Knights of the Cross," of
which the first and the third (f. 99)
are arranged from " Boieldieu."
ff. 94-112.

, "Melodramatic pieces," a March,
and the air, "Too long has Gallia
wept"; from "Edward, the Black
Prince." [Produced in January, 1828.]
fi. 113, 114, 115.



Egerton 2495, 2496.

Paper ; fi. 227, 180. About 1811 (watermark). Quarto.

" ' [II eatto di] Proserpina ' : a Grand Serious Opera. Compos'd
by Peter Winter. As perform'd at the King's Theatre, Hay Market.
. . . May 3^, 1804"; in 2 Acts, with overture, symphonies, and
accompaniments for horns, trumpets, flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons,
trombones, drums, and strings, in score. In two volumes. Characters :



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