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Vertuno, Pluto, Cerere, Proserpina, Aretusa, and Un Araldo ; with
Choruses of Nymphs, etc.



Paper ;
vol. iii.



Additional 29801, ff. 1-37.

[about 1811]. Oblong folio. See also under Sketch-books (1795), in



Sketches for [Ludwig van] Beethoven's " Die Ruinen von Athen "
(ff. 3-9b and 13-37 passim), and " Konig Stephan" (ff. 11, lib).
Both these works were produced at Pesth, 9 February, 1812.

Additional 32214, 32215.

Paper ; fi. 184, 211. a.d. 1811. Oblong folio.

" ' Der Zauber-ring,' oder ' Harlekin als Spinne,' gesetzt von Pasq.
Angiolini : aufgefiihrt im . . . Theater an der Wien [10 Junij 1]811 " :
Pantomime, in 2 Acts ; the music by Johann Nepomuk Hummel,
in score. Autograph. The instruments employed were flutes, oboes,
clarinets, bassoons, horns, trumpets, drums, and strings, and in one
number Turkish drums, Teller (? = cymbals), and sleigh-bells. The
names given to some of the pieces of which the pantomime is composed
are : Overture, Serenata, Contra-danze, Entre-acte, Alia Siciliana,
Russa (danced apparently by — Rainoldi), Ballabile, etc. In two
volumes.

Additional 29997, ff. 14, 25b, 26b.

Paper; about 1811, 1815. Oblong folio. See also under String Quartets
(1826), in vol. iii.

Sketches, in the hand of Ludwig van Beethoven, of the following
compositions :



1. The opening bars of the 1st violin
part of "Es ist VoUbracht," the



final chorus in P. Treitsche's
" Die Ehrenpforten," 1815. For the



400



YOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



words, see top of f. 25b (reversed).
f.l4.
2. "Undsiehe, esschwandendie falsche
Gotter . . . Heil Deinem Vater, un-



serm Better " : part of the second
chorus in " Konig Stephan," 1811.
fi. 25b, 26b.



Additional 31771.

Paper; ff.22. About 1811-1822. Oblong folio,
to Barham Livius, at Dresden, in 1822.



Presented by the composer



" OuvERTURE aus der Oper ' Der Beherrscher der Geister ' von
Carl Maria von Weber " ; with the alternative title, " Ouverture de
I'opera * le Souverain des Esprits,' " in the hand of the composer (who
has also signed it at the end), as attested by the owner (see above).
It was remodelled in 1811 from the overture to " Rubezahl," an
unfinished work, dating from about 1805. Written for an orchestra
of flutes, oboes, clarinets, horns, trumpets, drums, bassoons, trombones,
and strings. In score.



Printed Book, D. 272 (3).

Paper ; a.d. 1812. Oblong folio.

"JovE in his chair": opening chorus (a 3), in score, of "Midas,"
an anonymous Opera ; copied, apparently by William Brown Kitchiner,
from the score, at Drury Lane Theatre, and inserted by him immedi-
ately after the overture in a jprinted copy of the original edition [about
1764?].

Additional 32037.

Paper ; ff . 217. About 1812. Oblong folio.

"I TRE Mariti " : Farce by Giuseppe Mosca [1812], with sym-
phonies and accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, horns, corno
inglese, bassoons, and strings, and a figured bass for pianoforte, in
score. Characters : Lisa, Duport, the Belmonts, the Dervals, and
U maggiore Sansousi.



Additional 32199.

Paper ; fi. 163. About 1812. Oblong folio.

Comic Opera ["Das Haus ist zu verkaufen "], in 1 Act, the music by
Johann Nepomuk Hummel, about 1812, the words (fi: 1-8) adapted from
A. Klebe's " Diess Haus ist zu verkaufen," 1804, which is itself an
adaption of " Maison a vendre " by Alexandre Vincent Pineux-Duval
(see Add. 32221, f. 1). The symphonies and accompaniments are for
flutes, oboes, clarinets, horns, bassoons, trumpets, drums, and strings,
in score. The duet at f. 145 is autograph. Characters : Greif, Netchen
or Nannette, Walter, Rosen, and M™^ Berger.



OPERAS. 401

Additional 32212, 32213.

Paper ; ff. 235, 159. a.d. 1812. Oblong folio.

" ' Der zauber-kampf,' oder ' Harlekin in seiner Heimath' [Panto-
mime] di me Giov. Nep. Hummel — aufgefiihrt an der Wien am
23. May [1]812." Written for flutes (piccoli, etc.), oboes, clarinets,
bassoons, horns, trumpets, drums, trombones, cymbals, triangles, and
strings, in score, the trombone parts being generally added at the end
of the numbers to which they belong. In two volumes.

Additional 32590, 32591.

Paper ; fi. 1G3, 225. About 1812 (watermark). Oblong folio.

"'I Due Prigionieri,' o Sia ' Adolfo e Clara'; Opera Comica
del Sigi" Vincenzo Pucitta, Compositore al Reggio Teatro di Londra."
Originally produced at Rome in 1802, the present copy being evidently
made for a performance in London. The instruments employed are
flutes, oboes, clarinets, horns, trumpets, bassoons, drums, harp, and
strings, with a figured bass for pianoforte. In two volumes. Characters :
Rosina, Lumacone, Castelsecco, Barilotto, Chiara, and Adolfo.

Additional 27703

Paper ; ff. 104. About 1813. Oblong quarto.



" ' The Miller and his Men ' ; a Melodrama [in 2 Acts] . . .
Performed the first time October 21st, 1813, at the Theatre Royal,
Covent Garden. . . . Composed by Heni'y R. Bishop . . . the words
by Isaac Pocock, Esq^. The Action arranged by Cha^ Farley, Esq."
Autograph. The overture, symphonies, and accompaniments are written
for drums, trombones, trumpets, horns, clarinets, flutes, oboes, bassoons,
keyed bugle, and strings. In score. Characters : Three Millers
(Mess's Treby, Slader, and Durnsett), Claudine, a Girl, Count Frederick,
Karl, Kelmar, and a Boy.



Additional 27704

Paper ; ff. 76. About 1813. Oblong folio.



a (



For England, Ho ' : a Melo-Dramatic Opera, in Two Acts.
Performed at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, December 15th, 1813.
Composed by Henry R. Bishop . . , the words by Isaac Pocock."
Autograph. The overture, symphonies, and accomj^animents are
written for drums, trombones, trumpets, horns, clarinets, flutes, oboes,
bassoons, and strings, with an occasional figured bass for pianoforte.
In score. Characters : Lisette, Michael, Jerome, Enrico (Altieri ?),
Three sailors (Mess^^ Norris, Durnsett, and Tinney), Captain Laurel,
Jaques, and Tom Tough.

II 2d



402 VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.

. Additional 27705.

Paper ; fE. 134. a.d. 1813. Oblong folio.

" ' Harry Le Roy ' : an Heroic Pastoral Burletta in one Act.
Performed at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, July 2""^, 1813.
Composed and selected by Henry R. Bishop. The words by Isaac
Pocock. June, 1813." Autograph. The overture, symphonies, and
accompaniments are for drums, trombones, trumpets, bugles, horns,
clarinets, flutes, oboes, bassoons, harp, and strings, with an occasional
figured bass for pianoforte. In score. Characters : The King, the
Miller, Richard, Peggy, Joe Clump, Kate, and a Clown.

Additional 27706.

Paper ; fi. 39. About 1813. Oblong folio.

" ' The Brazen Bust ' : a Melo-Drama performed at the Theatre
Royal, Covent Garden, May 29th, 1813 . . . Music composed by
Henry R. Bishop. . . . The Melo-Drama by C. Kemble." Autograph.
" The overture to ' The ^thiop ' was performed to this piece." The
orchestra was composed of drums, trombones, trumpets, horns, flutes,
clarinets, oboes, bassoons, and strings. In score.

Additional 32200.

Paper; ff. 93. a.d. 1813. Oblong folio.

" Der Junker in der Miihle " : Comic Opera in 1 Act, November,
1813 ; with symphonies and accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets,
bassoons, horns, and strings, in score, with separate score for trumpets
and drums (in no. 5). [By Johann Nepomuck Hummel.] Autograph.
Characters : Lischen, Wilhelm, Hansel, Ganseklug, and Miiller-
meist (?).

Additional 32196.

Paper ; fi. 225. a.d. 1813-1832, etc. Oblong folio.

Numbers, some imperfect, from dramatic works, in score, by J. N.
Hummel. Autograph. The orchestras for which the symphonies and
accompaniments were written are composed of flutes, oboes, horns
(except in no. 4), and strings ; nos. 2, 3, 6, 7 have also clarinets,
trumpets, and drums ; other instruments employed are mentioned
below.



1,2. "Vorspiel und Chor zur ' Ahn-
frau,' " 1817 ; with drums, etc. f. 1.

3. "Epilog, compouirt zu Gluck's
'Arniide' zum Schluss ; fiir d. 16 Feb.,
1832 " ; with trombones, etc. f. 11.

4-18. Numbers 1-9 and 11-16 from



and Sofonisba. f . 29.

19. " Aria aus ' Die eingebildeten
Philosophen,' " beg. ' ' Sie konnen sich,
mein Vater " ; with trumpets, etc.
f. 102.

20. "Geb' er ein wenig Acht": aria



" Don Anchise Campanone." Charac- { out of the operetta " Fiinf sind
ters : II conte, Tiberio, Don Anchise, I zwcy," dated " [1]813." f. 115.
Carmosina, Candida, Rutilio, Ottavio, ; 21-23. Quartet (" Hannchen, Stiirmer,



OPERAS. 403

Siisslich, Bruno"), beg. "Ein Jiing- "solo" (? = pas seul) for M"* Vigano

ling." f. 134 ; — duettino, " Kehre [Maria Medina] ; and a March,

wieder." f . 172 ; — and a trio with " Fahnentanz," Allegretto vivace, and

chorus, " Kommt, Freunde." f. 175. \ "Tiirkische Tusch," from Act v.

From the Operetta, "Die gute Nach- With corno inglese, bass-drum, mili-

richt." i tary drum, cymbals, triangle, etc.

24-29. Fragments of "Kurdistan," viz., ff. 190-225.

beginning of Act iv, foUovyed by a |



Additional 16005.

Paper; ff, 398. Before 1814 (see below). Oblong quarto.

" Le Due Baeone" {sc. "I due baroni"), in 2 Acts, with sym-
phonies and accompaniments for flutes, horns, oboes, bassoons, and
strings, in score, by Domenico Cimarosa [1777]. Characters: Sandra,
Franchetto, II Barone, Demofoonte, Madama, and Todero. Included
also are the following arias, etc., interpolated at a revival of the Opera
in, or shortly before, 1814.

1. " Aure amiche " : scena and cava- i f, 105.



tina. "Angiolo Tarchi" (d. 1814).
f. 47.

2. " Se fida a te son io." " Ferdinando
Rutini." f.61. | Rutini." f. 241

3. "Alma grande." By the same, i



4. "Esser lieti voi potete." "Matteo
Carcassi" (b. about 1792). f. 225.

5. "La, nei libri," "Ferdinando



Additional 31775, 31776.

Paper ; ff. 179, 148, a.d. 1814 (?). Oblong quarto.

" La Contessa di Colle Erboso " : Opera in 2 Acts, with symphonies
and accompaniments for flutes, clarinets, horns, trumpets, bassoons,
and strings, and a figured bass for harpsichord or pianoforte, in score,
by [Pietro] Generali [1814]. Apparently autograph. In two volumes.
The names of the actors are given. Characters : II Tenente (Don
Fla^do), Barlolaccio, Giancola, Filipuccio, Ernestina, Rosalba, and
Lisaura.

Additional 32198.

Paper ; ff , 218, a.d. 1814, Oblong folio.

" ' Die Eselshaut/ oder ' Die blaue Insel ' : ein Feen-spiel in
3 AufzUgen . . . aus dem franzosischen [des Herrn Aug. F . . . ] von
Geway, die Musik von, , . Joh. ISTep. Hummel zum 1. mal aufgefiihrt
den 10. Marz, [1]814 im... Theater an der Wien." Finished in the
preceding month. The music consists of a march, dances, choruses,
melodramas, and a battle-scene, and is written for flutes, oboes,
clarinets, bassoons, horns, trumpets, drums, trombones, guitar, and
strings, in score. At the beginning is a list of the characters, and the
complete text of the play.

2 D 2



404



VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



Additional 30859.

Paper; fi. 70. a.d. 1815. Oblong folio.

" OvEETURE, and additional Musick in 'Cymon': a Dramatick
Romance, as revived at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden,
November 20th, 1815. Composed by Henry R. Bishop, composer and
Director of the Musick to the Theatre Royal." Autograph. It
consists of a ballet and a trio (Daphne, Phoebe, and Linco), in Act i ;
a duet (Sylvia and Cymon), three songs, and a trio (Sylvia, Dorcas
and Linco), in Act ii ; and a song for Pharamond [?in Act iii]. The
orchestra is composed of trombones, trumpets, horns, clarinets, flutes,
oboes, bassoons, strings, drums, and triangle, the last three of which
instruments have their music written in a separate score.



Additional 31859, ff. 5b, 9b, 19 (reversed).
Paper ; about 1815. Oblong duodecimo. See also under Songs, below.
Airs from dramatic works, with pianoforte accompaniment, in score.

1. " Down in the valley " ; from " The vale." Anonymous, ff. 9b-13.
Soldier's return " [1805], " [James] 3. " Song in the Comedy call'd ' Life,' "
Hook." Sung by Mrs. Bland. beg. "Sweetly in life's jocund
ff. 5b-7. morning." " [Joseph ?] Mazzinghi."

2. "Dulce Domum," beg. "Deep in a f . 19 (reversed).



Additional 33799, 33800.

Paper; ff. 86, 308. a.d. 1816-1841. Oblong folio and folio.
Mrs. Augustus Walter Arnold.



Presented by



Dramatic music by ^..^



19th century.



English
In two volumes.



33799. 1. The incidental music in
" ' Two Words,' or ' Silent, not
Dumb'"; with symphonies and ac-
companiments for flutes, trumpets,
trombones, drums, cymbals, clarinets,
oboes, horns, bugle, bassoons, harp,
and strings, in score. " J[ohn] Addi-
son" [1816]. Autograph. Followed by
two chorus parts (canto and tenor),
and the parts of Valbelle (Miss
Kelly) and Sir Hildebrand. Charac-

33800. 1. Instrumental parts (flutes,
trumpets, bugle, drums, trombones,
clarinets, horns, bassoons, and
strings) of " Two Words " (see
above) ; apparently copied out for
a performance of that work at the
English Opera House (Lyceum) in
1833, when [Joseph Alfred] Novello
was one of the singers, f. 1.



composers of the first half of the

ters : the above. La Fleur, Hostess,
Rosa, Lucie, and Tonnerre ; with a
3-part Chorus, f. 1.

2. The High Priest's part in the finale
to Act i of "Koelanthe," sc.
"Keolanthe." " M. W. Balfe "
[1841]. f.73.

3. Some alto and bass chorus-parts of
"The Dice of Death" [1836— see
Add. 33801, f . 218]. By Edward James
Loder. f . 78.

2. First violin part of "Keolanthe."
Characters : Pavina, Ambrastro,
Andrea, Vaima, etc. f. 126.

3. Instrumental parts (flutes, trumpets,
bugle, oboes, clarinets, horns,
cornet, bassoons, and strings) of the
Incidental Music in "The Merry
Wives of Windsor." Composed by
Charles Edward Horn, in conjunction



OPERAS. 405

with Jonathan Blewitt, Thomas i Characters, as in Shakespeare.
Simpson Cooke, John Parry, and f. 163.

Samuel Webbe, jun., in 1823. |

Additional 19269, ff. 52, 107, Ulb.

Paper ; before 1817. Small octavo. See also under Histories of Music, in
vol. iii.

Words of poi^tions of three masques, namely : —



1. "A Pleasant Comedie, called 'Wily
Beguilde'. . .printed by H. L. for
Clement Knight . . . 1606." ff . 52-53b.

2. "Woo her and win her"; from
" The Lord's mask." " Thomas
Campion," 1618. f. 107.



8. Air (Tritonides), beg. "Too much
wee range the wanes ' ' ; from a masque
sung before Louis XIII. The music
apparently by Pierre Gu6dron.
f . 111b.



Additional 16069, 16070.

Paper ; ff. 215, 171. About 1817. Oblong folio.

"La Sacerdotessa d' Irminsul " : Opera in 2 Acts, by Giovanni
Pacini [1817] ; the symphonies and accompaniments for flutes, oboes,
clarinets, horns, trumpets, bassoons, trombones, drums, triangle, with
an occasional military band, in which an ottavino, a contra-fagotto, etc.,
are introduced. Apparently copied by, or for, Bonoris-Zappi, Bologna.
In two volumes. Characters : Ubaldo, a Priest, Clodomiro, Romilda,
Ruggiero ; with Choruses of Priests, etc.

Additional 16113.

Paper ; f£. 884. About 1817. Oblong folio.

" ' La Principessa In Compagna,' 0[d] ' II Marchese nelF imbar-
azzo ' " (called elsewhere in the MS. " La Principessa Bizzarra ") : Opera
bufl;a in 2 Acts, with flutes, oboes, clarinets, horns, trumpets, bassoons,
drums, banda \}. a small military band], strings, and figured bass for
pianoforte, in score, by [Vincenzo] Pvicitta [1817]. Some of the
alterations and corrections appear to be in the hand of the composer.
Characters : Mengone, Zoccolo, La principessa, Belinda, Fidalma,
Isabella, Leandro, Trulla, Saltarello, and Marrone.

Additional 27707.

Paper ; fi. 69. a.d. 1817. Oblong folio.

" ' The Heir of Vironi,' or ' Honesty the best Policy ' : an
Operatic Piece, in two Acts, performed at the Theatre Royal, Covent
Garden, February 27^^, 1817 ; composed by Henry R. Bishop ....
1817." In score. Autograph. The overture, symphonies, and accom-
paniments are written for drums, trombones, trumpets, horns, clarinets,
flutes, oboes, bassoons, and strings. Characters : Roberto, Ribaldi,
Lupo, Justinio, Armonica, Laurina, Zametta, Phillipe, Count Alberti,
and Benino.



406 VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.

Additional 27708.

Paper ; ff. 75. a.d. 1817. Oblong folio.

" 'The Ddke of Savoy,' or 'Wife and Mistress' : a Musical Play,
in three Acts, as performed at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden,
September 29*^, 1817; .... composed by Henry R. Bishop. 1817."
In score. Autograph. The overture, symphonies, and accompaniments
are written for drums, trombones^ trumpets, horns, clarinets, flutes ,
oboes, bassoons, bells, castanets, triangle, tambourine, liarp, and strings.
Characters : Lealto, Podrida, and Ninette.

Additional 27709.

Paper ; fi. 35. a.d. 1817. Oblong folio.

"'The Father and his Children': a Dramatic Piece, in two
Acts ; performed at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, October 25*''^,
1817.... By Henry R. Bishop, 1817." The orchestra was composed
of drums, trombones, trumpets, horns, clarinets, flutes, oboes, bassoons,
and strings. The Opera having no overture of its own, that to " The
Heir of Vironi" [1817] was performed originally (see above, p. 405).

Additional 27710.

Paper ; fi. 72. a.d. 1817. Oblong folio.

" ' The Humourous Lieutenant,' or ' Alexander's Successors ' :
Musical Play, in three Acts ; performed at the Theatre Royal, Covent
Garden, January 18*^1, 1817 ; composed by Henry R. Bishop ....
1817." In score. Autograph. The overtm-e, symphonies and accom-
paniments are written for drums (including bass-drum), cymbals,
triangle, trombones, trumpets, horns, clarinets, flutes, oboes, bassoons,
and strings. Characters : Eudocia, Phocyon, The Lieutenant, and
Sinon ; with Choruses of Soldiers, etc.

Additional 31467, f. 117b (reversed).
Paper ; about 1817. Folio. See also under Songs, below.

" Oh say not Woman's Heart is bought " ; with pianoforte accom-
paniment, in score. " Composed [by John Whitaker ; the words] by
Isaac Pocock." Introduced by Miss [Catherine] Stephens [afterwards
Countess of Essex] in " The Heir of Yironi " [composed chiefly by
Sir- Henry R. Bishop, 1817].

Additional 32411, S. 64-66.

Paper ; about 1818. Oblong octavo. See also under Chorales (vol. i, p. 157).

Plan of the overture and one of the choruses in " Joconde" [1814],
by Nicolo Isouard, in compressed score. In the hand of Johann
Christian Lobe.



OPERAS. 407

Additional 31822, f. 5.

Paper; after 1818 (date of paper). Quarto. See also under Anthems (vol. i,
p. 96).

"O COME, dear fatal Hour": song with bass, "Translated from
the Italian Opera of ' Pharnaces.' " By J. Sheeles. In the hand of
R. J. S. Stevens.

Egerton 2501, 2502.

Paper ; ff.234, 184. Before 1819 (see below). Oblong folio. Belonged to the
music-publisher, Robert Birchall (d. 1819).

" ' II Tancredi ' : Opera Seria, in due Atti, del Sigi"^ Giovachino
Rossini" [1813]. In score. The symphonies and accompaniments
are written for flutes, oboes, clarinets, horns, trumpets, bassoons,
drums, and strings. In two volumes. Characters : Isaura, Argiro,
Orbazzano, Amenaide, Tancredi, and Ruggero ; with Choruses of
Saracens, etc.

Additional 27711.

Paper ; ff . 152. a.d. 1819. Oblong folio.

Musical Plays, in 2 Acts, composed and (in the case of nos. 2 and
3) partly selected by Henry R[owley] Bishop in 1819, and performed
at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, in April of the same year. In
score. Autograph. The orchestra is composed of trombones, trumpets,
clarinets, flutes, oboes, bassoons, bells (in nos. 1 and 3), cymbals and
triangle (in no. 1), harp (in no, 3), drums, and strings.

1. " ' Fortunatus and his Sons,' or 'The Magic Purse and
Wishing Cap ' : Melodramatic Romance." Among the singers men-
tioned on f. 24 is G[eorge] Pyne. Characters : Fortunatus, Agrippina,
Ampedo, etc. f. 1.

2. "'The Heart of Midlothian': Musical Drama." Characters:
Effie, Madge, Ratcliffe, Sharpitlaw, Dumbiedikes ; with Chorus of
Rioters, f. 70.

3. " ' A Roland for an Oliver ' : Musical Farce." Characters : Sir
Mark, Maria, and (?) Mrs. Selborne. f, 129.

Additional 27712.

Paper ; ff. 144. a.d. 1819. Oblong folio.

" 'The Marriage of Figaro' : Comic Opera in three Acts. Performed
at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, March 6th, 1819. The music
chiefly selected from Mozart's Operas ; The new music composed,
several pieces i-e-scored, and the whole adapted to the English Stage by
Henry R. Bishop, 1819." In score. Autograph. The orchestra is
composed of drvims, trombones, trumpets, horns, clarinets, flutes, oboes,
bassoons, harp, castanets, triangle, and strings. Characters as in
Mozart's opera, except that Fiorella, sc. Fiorillo, has been borrowed
from Rossini's " II barbiere di Seviglia."



408 VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.

Additional 27713.

Paper ; ff. 139. a.d. 1819. Oblong folio,

" OvERTUEE and Music in Shakspeare's ' Comedy of Errors.
Performed at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, December 11th,
1819. The whole composed, selected, and arranged by Henry R,
Bishop, 1819." In score. Mostly autograph. The overture is
described as "selected chiefly from the Airs in Shakspeare's Plays," viz.,
"Hamlet," "The Tempest," " Macbeth," "A Winter's Tale," "Twelfth
Night," " As you like it." The instruments employed are drums,
trumpets, trombones, horns, clarinets, flutes, oboes, bassoons, serpent
(serbano), harp, harmonica, and strings. The glees (at fi". 32, 58 and
89), beg. "Blow, blow, thou winter wind," "Under the Greenwood
Tree," and " When icicles hang," are adapted from [Thomas Augustine]
Arne ; and the duet (f. 43), " Tell me, where is Fancy bred," from Sir
J. Stevenson.

Characters : — Luciana, Antipholis of Syracuse, Antipholis of
Ephesus, Cerimon, Balthazar, Ctesij^hon, Adriana, and Chares or
Escares.

Additional 27714.

Paper ; ff. 158. a.d. 1819. Oblong folio.

Musical Plays, in 2 Acts, composed by Henry R. Bishop in 1819,
and performed in the same year at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden.
In score. Autograph. The orchestras are composed of drums,
trombones, trumpets, horns, clarinets, flutes, oboes, bassoons, and
strings, and (in no. 2) also bugle, serbano, harp, and occasionally
pianoforte.

1. "'Swedish Patriotism,' or ' The Signal Eire ' : Melo-drama. . . .
The first Act, entirely new. Act . , . 2nd [not given] selected from
works of H. R. B." Characters : Blunski, Eishermen, etc. i. 1.

2. "'The Gnome-King', or 'The Giant Mountains': a Dramatic
Legend." Characters : Duskobrant, Baron Elonck, Stella, Sigismond,
Duke, Gabres ; with Gnomes, Attendants, etc. f. 43.

Additional 31777, 31778.

Paper ; ff. 203, 185. After 1819 (see below). Oblong folio.

"I Baccanali di Roma" : a serious drama in 2 Acts by Pietro
Generali [1815], with introduction, symphonies and accompaniments
for flutes, oboes, clarinets, horns, trumpets, bassoons, trombones,
drums, strings, and occasionally catubas and citherns, and a figured
bass for pianoforte, in score. The names of the actors who took part
in the performance at Trieste in 1816 are given at the beginning;
among them are [Nicolo] Tacchinardi and [Benedetta Rosamunda]
Pisaroni. An unimportant cast (Leghorn, 1819) is also given. In
two volumes. Characters : Postumio^ Sempronio, Minio, Ebuzio,
Fecenia, Ippia, Lentulo ; with Choruses, occasionally double, of Bac-
canti, Duci, Ministri di Bacco, and Sacerdoti di Marte.



OPERAS. 409

Additional 27715.

Paper ; ff . 128. a.d. 1820. Oblong folio.

Musical Plays, composed and selected by Henry E[owIey] Bishop
in 1820, and performed in the same year at the Theatre Royal, Covent
Garden. In score. Mostly autograph. The orchestras are composed
of drums, trombones, trumpets, horns, clarinets, oboes, flutes, bassoons,
and strings; also (in no. 1) bells and harmonica, and (in no. 2) union
pipes and bugle.

1. " ' The Antiquary ' : Musical Play. . . January, 1820." The trio
with chorus (f. 6) is taken from " Merrily, merrily, ring the bells," by
[Charles] Knyvett ; the song (f. 20), beg. " Follow, follow thro' the
sea," is by — Martini. Characters : Isabel, Maria, Lovel, and Sir
Arthur, f. 1.

2. " ' Montoni,' or « The Phantom ' . . . April, 1820 " ; consisting of
a quartet and chorus, " While the moon shines bright," and an Invoca-
tion scene, " Arise from the grave." f . 58.

3. "'The Battle of Both well Brigg ' . . . May, 1820." The duet
(f. 88), beg. " What bliss to know," is by Ferdinand Paer. Charac-
ters : Edith and Lord Evandale ; with Choruses of Nuns, etc. f. 67.

Additional 31227.

Paper ; ff. 5. a.d. 1820. Oblong folio.

Recitative (Asteria) and Cavatina, " Ah, 1' ho presente ognor,"
from "II Telemac[c]o" [1750], by Gluck ; with pianoforte accompani-
ment and vocal embellishments by Pio Cianchettini, London, 1820.

Additional 33298-33300.

Paper ; ff. 278, 181, 132. About 1821. Oblong folio,



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