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" Bajazette " : Opera in 2 Acts, with symphonies and accompani-
ments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, horns, trumpets, bassoons, trombones,
drums, and strings, and a figured bass (in the recitatives) for pianoforte,
in score, by [John Fane] Lord Burghersh [11th Earl of Westmorland,
1841]. First performed in Florence in 1821, the singers including
Mme. [Yiolante] Camporese and [Pierre Ignace] Begrez (vol. i, f. 133).
There are some corrections, etc., in the composer's hand. In three
volumes. Vol. iii contains the pianoforte score, preceded by an
analysis of the plot in French. Characters : Acmette, Rossane, Zaira,
Bajazette, Azema or Adalide, Osmino, and Omar.

Additional 16049, ff. 147-168.

Paper ; after 1821 (see below). Oblong folio. See also above, p. 320.

Finale to Act ii of an anonymous Opera, in which the characters
are Chiara, Eufemia, Valmor, Conte [di Rosemberg], Montalbo, Pistac-
chio, Eustacchio, and Carlotta — evidently "Chiara di Rosemberg,"
although the last three characters do not appear (under those names



410



VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



at least) in the original libretto published by Gaetano Rossi in 1821,
In score. The instruments employed in this number are oboes, clarinets,
flutes, horns, trumpets, strings, and drums ; but the music for the wind
instruments in the Allegro deciso (f. 159) appears to have been given
in a separate score (missing).



Additional 32585.

Paper ; f£. 195. About 1822 (watermark). Oblong quarto.

Opera [" Fanchon "] in 3 Acts, with symphonies and accompani-
ments for piccolos, flutes, trumpets, horns, clarinets, bassoons, drums,
and strings, in score, by Friedrich Heinrich Himmel [1805]. The
overture is wanting. Characters : Fanchon, Augustin, Martin, Florine,
Edouard, Abbe, Vincent, Lattaignant, Bertrand, Lt. (or St.) Val,
Adele, Andre.

Egerton 2494.

Paper; fi. 165. About 1822, 1825. Folio.

Dramatic Works, with symphonies and accompaniments for
flageolets (no. 2), flutes, oboes, horns, clarinets (no. 2), trumpets
(no. 1), bassoons, drums, and strings, in score, by W[illiam] Linley.
In the hand of Matthew Cooke, and said to have been transcribed by
him for performance at Drury Lane.

1. "The Pavilion"; apparently begun in 1796 and ended 21
December, 1798. Characters: Caliph (Michael Kelly), Selima (Maria
Theresa Bland), Fetnah (Miss De Camp), Hadabad (Richard Suett),
Almeria (Anna Maria Crouch), and Hassan (Charles Bannister, jun.) ;
with Chorus of Guards. Watermark, 1825. f. 1.

2. "The Woodcutters." Besides several of the above-mentioned
singers, Charles Dignum and Master [? James] Elliot took part in the
performance for which this copy was made. Watermark, 1822. In
the present transcript Act ii precedes Act i. f. 96.



Additional 33810-33814.

Paper ; ff. 354, 240, 295, 266, 227. About 1822-1836. Oblong folio and folio.
Presented by Mrs. Augustus Walter Arnold.

Portions of Operas performed on the English stage in 1822-1836.
In five volumes.



33810. 1. Vocal parts (Kassova, Stephen
Sarko, Franz Boro, and Choruses of
Drinkers, Dancers, Oysters, etc.) of
"Der Vampyr" [1828], by Heinrich
Marsohner, adapted to the English
stage by William Hawes about 1834
(watermark). For one of Effie's songs
and the part of Henrika, see Add.
36573 (f. 29), described below, f. 1.

2. Part of pianoforte score, and soprano



and alto parts of chorus, of " Sadak
[and Kalasrado]," by Charles Sandys
Packer [1836]. For other portions of
the pianoforte score and the vocal
parts, see Add. 36575, described below,
f. 172.
3. Pianoforte score of the opening quin-
tet ; the trio, "Hark, on the Hill" ;
the song, "Other eyes"; and the
duet, "It is sweet to anticipate";



OPERAS.



411



from "Gretna Green." " G[eorge
W.] Keeve . . . 1822." Followed by
the parts of Larder, Waiter, and
Lord Lovel in the same piece. Other
characters are Tompkins, Jenkins,
Betty, and Emily, f. 291.
4. The parts of 1st Girl (Miss Novello),
Mina, and 2nd Girl or Page, and a 1st

33811. 1. The parts of Michael Zips and
Johan Bosky — the latter consisting
of the printed glee, " In Autumn we
should drink " — and some instru-
mental parts (horns, drums, 1st
violin, and bass), from " Der Vam-
pyr." For other instrumental parts,
see Add. 36572 (f. 41), described below,
f.l.

2. Instrumental parts (flutes, oboes,
trumpets, trombones, clarinets,

33812. Wind parts (flutes, oboes, trum-
pets, trombones, drums, triangle,
clarinets, horns, and bassoons) to
"The Sorceress."

33813. String parts to the same work.
Besides the characters named above
are Liska, Christine, and Naddock.



soprano chorus part, from "Liska,"
or "The Sorceress," by Ferdinand
Ries, 1831. f. 311.
5. The part of Ebert and a few chorus-
parts from "The Skeleton Lover,"
1830. ' ' G[eorge] H[erbert] Rodwell."
f . 830.



horns, bassoons, and strings) from
" Sadak and Kalasrade." For other
instrumental parts, see Add. 36576
and 36577, described below, f. 31.
3. Instrumental parts (flutes, trumpets,
drums, clarinets, horns, bassoons,
and strings), in "Gretna Green."
Included (f. 181) is a serenade,
"Doubt not my love," by Vincent
Novello. f. 134.



33814. Instrumental parts (flutes, oboes,
trumpets, trombones, triangle, clari-
nets, horns, bassoons, harp, drums,
and strings) to " The Skeleton Lover."
Characters : Elzevir, Rudolph, Ebert,
Hans Bobbs, Peretta, Constance, and
La Fourbe, etc.



Additional 29802.

Paper ; fi. 209. a.d. 1823. Oblong folio. Belonged to J. [Nepomuk ?] Kafka.

" ' Die Yerschworenen,' oder ' Der hausliche Krieg ' " : Opera in
1 Act, with symphonies and accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets,
bassoons, horns, trumpets (clarini), drums, trombones, and strings, in
score, by Franz Peter Schubert, April, 1823. Autograioh. At the
end is the printed pianoforte score of the Opera (Peter's edition).
Characters : Isella, Udolin, Helene, die Grafin, Graf [Heribert],
Astolf, etc.

Additional 16071/16072.

Paper ; f£. 219, 233. After 1823. Oblong folio.

" Temistocle " : Opera in 2 Acts, with symphonies and accompani-
ments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, horns, trumpets, bassoons, trombones,
drums (timpani, gran-cassa, tamburro), strings, and an occasional
figured bass for pianoforte, in score, by Giovanni Pacini. [Originally
produced in 1823.] In two volumes. The present copy appears to
have been used for a performance in London (see Vol. ii, f. 208).
Apparently transcribed by, or for, Bonoris - Zappi, of Bologna.
Characters : Rossane, Sebaste, Temistocle, Aspasia, Serse, Neocle, and
Lisimacco.



412 VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.

Egerton 2497, 2498.

Paper ; ff. 303, 193. About 1824. Oblong folio.

" ' II Crociato in Egitto ' : Dramma Serio In Due Atti " ; "with
symphonies and accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, horns,
corno inglese, trumpets, bassoons, trombones, drums, triangle, and
strings, and (in the recitatives) a figured bass for pianoforte, in score,
by Meyerbeer [1824]. In two volumes. Characters : Palmide,
Almanda, Osmino, Aladino, Armando, Adriano, and Felicia ; with
Choruses of Slaves, Priests, Egyptians, Kjiights, etc.

Additional 16067, 16078.

Paper ; ff. 327, 274. About 1824. Oblong folio. Bequeathed by Domenico
Dragonetti in 1846.

"Alessandro neir Indie" [1824], in 2 Acts, with introduction,
symphonies, and accompaniments for flutes (ottavino, etc.), oboes,
trumpets (clarini and trombe), clarinets, horns, bassoons, trombones,
drums, harp, and strings, in score (the brass instruments generally in
separate score), by Giovanni Pacini. In two volumes. Characters :
Cleofide, Poro, Alessandro, Gandarte, and Timagene.

Additional 27716.

Paper ; ff. 195. a.d. 1824. Oblong folio.

" ' Native Land,' or ' The Return from Slavery ' : Opera in
three Acts performed at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, February
10th, 1824. Composed by Henry R. Bishop, 1824." In score.
Autograph. The symphonies and accompaniments are written for
drums, trombones, trumpets, horns, clarinets, flutes, oboes, bassoons,
bells, triangle, harp, castanets, tambourines, and strings. The duet
on f. 63 is " Founded on a French Air, adapted and arranged by
Boieldieu and Henry R. Bishop"; and the quartet on f. 108 is adapted
from [? " II carnovale," by] Rossini. Characters : Lavinia, Zanina,
Marcello, Cselio, Aurelio, Clymante, Peregrine, and a Cavalier,

Additional 27717.

Paper; ff. 152. a.d. 1824. Oblong folio.

Musical Plays, in 3 Acts, composed by Henry Rowley Bishop in
1824 and pei"formed at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, in the
same year. In score. Chiefly autograph. The orchestras are com-
posed of drums, trumpets, horns, clarinets, flutes, oboes, bassoons, and
strings, with the addition of a harp in no. 2.

1. " As you like it " ; with overture introducing airs from " Twelfth
Night," "Tempest," "Midsummer Night's Dream," "Macbeth," and
" Comedy of Errors." Characters : Rosalind, Celia, Touchstone,
Silvius, and Hymen, f. 1.

2. " ' Charles the Second,' or ' The Merry Monarch ' " ; finished



OPERAS. 413

9 May, 1824. The overture given was composed for "The Maniac"
[1810] ; the only other musical numbers in the play appear to be two
songs, sung by Miss [Anna] M[aria] Tree, and a duet. f. 105.

Additional 30906-30908.

Paper ; ff. 197, 165, 207. a.d. 1824 (?). Oblong folio.

" Elisa e Claudio " : Opera in 2 Acts, with symphonies and
accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, horns, trumpets,
trombones, drums, and strings, and a figured bass for pianoforte, in
score, by Saverio Mercadante [1822]. Apparently transcribed in 1824
by Giovanni Rossi ; and marked with numerous cuts for a performance
in 1838. In three volumes. Ff. 150, 151 of Vol. iii appear to be auto-
graph. Characters : Silvia, Celso, il Conte, il Marchese, Luca, Claudio,
Elisa, and Carlotta.

Additional 27718.

Paper ; S. 201. a.d. 1825. Oblong folio.

" ' The Fall of Algiers ' : Grand Opera, in three Acts ; Performed
at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, January 19th, 1825. . . . By
Henry R. Bishop, 1825." In score. Autograph. The symphonies
and accompaniments are written for drums (timpani, bass-drum, side-
drum), ti'ombones, serbano, trumpets, horns, clarinets, flutes, oboes,
bassoons, cymbals, triangle, harp, and strings. Characters : Algernon,
Lauretta, Amanda, Orasmin, Zaida, Timothy, Cogi, Omar, Selim ; with
'Choruses of Soldiers, etc.

Additional 27719.

Paper ; ff. 159. a.d. 1825, 1826. Oblong folio.

Musical Plays, of which the first three were composed in 1825,
and the fourth " composed and selected " in 1826, by Henry Rowley
Bishop. Autograph. Written for orchestras of drums, trombones,
trumpets, horns, clarinets, flutes, oboes, bassoons, organ (in nos. 1
and 4), pianoforte (in no. 3), cymbals (in nos. 1 and 4), triangle, and
(in no. 4) harp, or guitar, and gong. In score.

1. "' Masaniello,' or ' The Fisherman of Naples': Historical Play
[in 5 Acts] . . . February 17th, 1825 ... The Poetry by G. Soane."
As overture, that to "The Humourous Lieutenant " [1817] appears to
have been used. f. 1.

2. " ' William Tell ' : Historical Play in 3 Acts, the poetry by James
Sheridan Knowles." The songs assigned to Annelli and the Savoyard
were sung by Miss Povey and Master Edmonds, f. 29.

3. " ' Faustus ' : Romantic Drama," in 3 Acts. Characters : Adine,
(Miss Stephens), Rosolia, Orsini, the Count, Faust, Wagner, and
Lucetta. f. 53.

4. " ' The Knights of the Cross ' : Musical Drama . . . the poetry
by S. Beazley." The Overture was selected partly from that to " The
Humourous Lieutenant " and the coda of the Overture to Beethoven's



414 VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.

'Tidelio"; the chorus on f. 135 is taken from the composer's earlier
work, "The Beacon of Liberty" [1823]. Characters : Blondel, Edith,
Sir Kenneth, f. 118.

Additional 31772.

Paper ; ff. 18. About 1825-1826. Oblong folio.

Overture to " Oberon," written for drums, flutes, oboes, clarinets,
bassoons, horns, trumpets, trombones, and strings, by Karl Maria von
Weber [1825-1826]. In score. Watermark, 1822.

Additional 27746-27748.

Paper ; ff. 93, 100, 72. a.d. 1826. Oblong folio. Belonged to Sir George
Thomas Smart.

" Obebon " : Opera in 3 Acts, with overture, symphonies, and
accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, horns, bassoons, trombones,
trumpets, drums (timpani, side-" trum," as it is spelt by the composer,
and tamburo militare), harp, guitar, triangle, tambourine, cymbals, and
strings, and an occasional military band on the stage, in score, by Karl
Maria Yon Weber, used at the [first ?] performance at the Theatre
Royal, Covent Garden, in 1826. In three volumes. Included are the
two additional songs (i, f. 49 ; ii, f. 52) written for Braham (Huon),
" Yes, even love," and " Ruler of this awful hour." Some of the notes
and corrections in the Opera are autograph. Characters : Oberon,
Huon, Sherasmin, Reiza, Fatima, Feniall, Caliph, and Puck ; with
Choruses of Fairies, Mermaids, Slaves, Followers of the Caliph, Dancing
Girls, etc.

Additional 30246, ff. 23-27b.

Paper ; a.d. 1826. Oblong folio. The MS, also contains a Cantata (above,
p. 23), and other compositions described below.

Introduction and recitative, " Boisguilbert vous propose," with
flutes, oboes, clarinets, horns, trumpets, bassoons, trombones, bass-
drums and strings, in score, composed by Rossini for insertion in the
1st finale of the Opera " Ivanhoe " [by A. F. L. de Wailly], represented
at the Odeon in 1826. AutograjjJi.



Additional 33301, 33302.

Paper ; fi. 305, 240. About 1826. Oblong folio.

Opera [" L' Eroe di Lancastro "] in 2 Acts, with symphonies and
accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, horns, corno inglese, bassoon,
trumpets, trombones, drums, harps, and strings, and an occasional
figured bass for pianoforte, in score, by [John Fane] Lord Burghersh
[11th Earl of Westmorland, 1841]. First performed in 1826. Partly
autograph. In two volumes. Characters : Volfero, Dalbano, Elvina,
Lancastro, Osualdo, Revaldo, Rettilde, Raimondo, and Montanaro.



OPERAS. 415

Additional 32397, fi". 25-48.

Paper ; after 1826. Oblong folio. Apparently transcribed for the Firm of
Lichtenberg of Stuttgart ; belonged afterwards to that of N. Simrock of Bonn.
The MS. also contains Orchestral Music, described in vol. iii.

"OuvERTURE zur Oper 'Aloise' [1826] von Louis [Wilhelm]
Maurer " ; copied from the original at Cassel. The instruments
employed are flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, horns, trumpets (clarini),
drums, trombones, and strings. In full score.

Additional 27720.

Paper ; ff. 193. a.d. 1827. Oblong quarto.

" ' Englishmen in India ' : Comic Opera in three Acts. Performed
at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, January 27th, 1827. Composed by
Henry R. Bishop, 1827. The poetry by W. Dimond." Autograph.
The overture, symphonies, and accompaniments ax'e written for drums,
trombones, trumpets, horns, clarinets, flutes, oboes, bassoons, bells,
triangle, ai'monica, harp, and strings. In score. Characters : Tancred,
Tom Tape, Gulnare, Poplin, Sally, Dorrington, the Count ; with
Choruses of Guests, etc.

Additional 27721.

Paper; fi. 100. a.d. 1827. Oblong-folio.

" ' The Rencontre,' or ' Love will find out the way ' : Operatic
Piece, in two Acts. Performed at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket,
July 12th, 1827. Composed by Henry R. Bishop. The Poetry by
J. R. Planche, 1827." Autograph. The overture, symphonies, and
accompaniments are written for drums, trombones, trumpets, horns,
clarinets, flutes, oboes, bassoons, and strings. In score. Characters :
Justine, the Colonel, Pierre, a Landlord, the Baron, St. Leon, and a
Servant.

Additional 30909, 30910.

Paper ; ff. 260, 239. About 1827. Oblong folio.

" ' La Testa di Bronzo,' o sia ' La Capanna Solitaria ' : Melodramma
eroico-comico in due Atti. Poesia del Sig'' Felice Romani. Musica del
Sig!' M*™ Savei'io Mercadante .... dedicato a S.E. II Barone Quintella,
Lisbona, 27 Novembre, 1827." The symphonies and accompaniments
are for flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, horns, trumpets, trombones,
drums, and strings, with a figured bass in the recitatives for pianoforte,
in score. In two A'olumes. Characters : Adolfo, Ermanno, Riccardo,
Floresca, ToUo, Federico, and Anna ; with Choruses of Gardeners, etc.

Additional 27722.

Paper ; ff. 153. a.d. 1827-1828. Oblong folio.

" ' Edward the Black Prince ' : Historical Play, interspersed with
music. Performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, January 28th,



416



VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



1828. Composed by Henry R. Bishop. 1827-28. The Poetry by
Fred'' Reynolds." Autograph. The symphonies and accompaniments
are written for drums, trombones, bugle, trumpets, horns, clarinets,
flutes, oboes, bassoons, triangle, harp, and strings. In score. Cha-
racters : La Roche, Helena, Agnes, an Officer, and Julia ; with Choruses
of Soldiers, etc.

Additional 16073, 16074.

Paper ; ff. 254, 220. A.D. 1828. Oblong folio. Belonged to Bonoris-Zappi, of
Bologna.

" ' Gli Arabi nelle Gallie ' : Dramma Sacro," in 2 Acts, with
symphonies and accompaniments for flutes (ottavino, quartino, etc.),
clarinets, horns, corno inglese, trumpets, bassoons, trombones, trom-
boncino, sei'pent, drums, and strings, and occasionally a figured bass
for pianoforte, in score, by Giovanni Pacini, 1828. A small additional
military band is also occasionally introduced on the stage. In two
volumes. Characters : Gondair, Leodato, Ezilda, Agobar, Aloar,
Zarele, and Mahomet ; with Choruses of Conspirators, etc.



Additional 33303, 33304.

Paper ; S. 255, 276. About 1828. Oblong folio.

" La Fedra " : Opera in 2 Acts, with symphonies and accompani-
ments for flutes, oboes, clarinets, horns, trumpets, bassoons, trombones,
drums, harp, and strings, in score, by [John Fane] Lord Burghersh
[11th Earl of Westmorland, 1841]. First performed in 1828. Partly
autograph. In two volumes. From the printed list at the beginning
of vol. i, the performers appear to have been amateurs, with the
exception of Elena Vigano. Characters : Fedra, Ippolito, Aricia,
Teramene, Teseo, and Clearco.



Additional 33570, ff. 1-138.

Paper ; a.d. 1828 (watermark), etc. Oblong folio. The MS. also contains a
Cantata (above, p. 23), a Chorus (p. 52), and Overtures described in vol. iii.

The Music in the following dramatic works for solo voices and
4-part chorus, with trumpets, horns, clarinets, flutes, oboes, bassoons,
drums, trombones, and strings, and also (in nos. 1, 2) harp and bells, in
score, by Sir Henry Rowley Bishop. Other instruments employed
are mentioned below.



1. "Fortunatus and his Sons" [1819].
f.l.

2. "A Roland for an Oliver" [1819].
Characters : Maria, Mrs. Selborne,
Sir Mark, etc. f. 73.

3. " Henry 4th " ; altered by the com-



poser for performance at the time of
the Coronation of George IV. in 1821 ;
with serbano or serbino, sc. serpent,
etc. At the beginning is a list of music
by Cherubini, Haydn, and Handel,
performed between the Acts. f. 94.



OPERAS. 417

Additional 27723.

Paper; f!. 215. a.d. 1828-1829. Oblong folio,

"'Yelva,' or 'The Orphan of Russia': Musical Drama in two
Acts. Composed by Henry R. Bishop. 1828-9. Performed at the
Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, Peljruary 5th, 1829." The overture,
symphonies, and accompaniments are written for drums, triangle,
cymbals, trombones, trumpets, horns, clarinets, flutes, oboes, bassoons,
harp, and strings. In score. Characters : Vincent, Baptiste, Mina,
Lovinsky, Alfred, Koli, Fedora, and Poleska ; with Choruses of
Servants, Russian Peasants, Vassals, Dancers, etc.



Additional 27724.

Paper ; fi. 131. a.d. 1829. Oblong folio.

" ' Home, sweet Home,' or ' The Ranz des Vaches ' : Operatic
Drama, in two Acts. Performed at the Theatre Royal, Covent
Garden, March 19th, 1829. Composed [and arranged] by Henry R.
Bishop, 1829. The Poetry by I. Pocock." Autograph. The overture,
symphonies, and accompaniments are written for drums, cymbals,
triangle, trombones, bugle, trumpets, horns, clarinets, flutes, oboes,
bassoons, harmonica, keyed bugle, tambourine, and strings. In score.
Characters : Florine, Lisette, Claudine, Edward, a Villager, M""
Germance, La Roche, and Natz ; with Choruses of Villagers, Savoyard
Girls, etc.

Additional 27725, 27726.

Paper ; fi. 439, 1G5. a.d. 1829. Folio and Octavo.

" ' The Night before the Wedding and The Wedding Night ' :
Comic Opera in Two Acts ; [intended to have been] performed at the
Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, October 10th, 1829 [but really per-
formed for the first time, 17 November, 1829]. Selected from Boieldieu's
Opera, ' Les Deux Nuits.' Partly composed, and the whole arranged
and adapted for the English Stage by Henry R. Bishoi?. The Poetry
by Edw. Fitz-Ball." The alterations and additions are in Bishop's
hand. In two volumes. Vol. i contains the music, in score, the
orchestra consisting of flutes, oboes, clarinets, trumpets, bassoons,
trombones, drums (timballes and grosse caisse), cymbals, harp, and
strings, with parts for harmonica and bell added by Bishop. The
English version has been added above or below the French text.
Vol. ii contains the English words (here described as " Two Nights ")
in MS., the principal actors' parts, and the printed libretto (with names
of performers). Characters (as in the original and in the adaptation) :
Lord Fingar (Sir Lionel Loriraer), Sir Edward (Valentine Acton),
Victor (Hector), Valter (Neville), Duncar (Alford), Blakfort (Villars),
Salgar (Woodstock), Mowbray, Cleveland, Wilton, Rugby, Le Constable
(Justice Rigid), Strun (Portlock), Betti (Rose), Carill (Jocelyn), Jak-
mann (Torpid), and Malvina ; with Choruses of Domestics, Officers,
Bridesmaids, Villagers, etc.

II 2 E



418 VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.

Additional 33308, 33309.

Paper ; ft. 251, 201. About 1829. Obloug folio.

Opera [" II Torneo "] in 2 Acts, with symphonies and accompani-
ments for flutes, oboes, clax-inets, horns, trumpets, bassoons, trombones,
serpent, drums, harp, and strings, and occasionally also a figured bass
for pianoforte, in score, by [John Fane] Lord Burghersh [11th Earl
of Westmorland, 1841]. First performed in 1829. Partly autograph.
In two Volumes. Characters : Elena, il He, Tompson, I'lncognito,
Eduardo, and Amerigo.

Additional 33297.

Paper ; ff . 359. About 1830. Oblong folio.

Opera ["Caterina," or " L' Assedio di Belgrade"] in 3 Acts, by
[John Fane] Lord Burghersh [11th Earl of Westmorland, 1841].
First performed in 1830. In pianoforte score. Characters : Lilla,
il Seraskiere, Ismael, Ghita, Pietro, Leopoldo, Caterina.

Additional 30916, 30917.

Paper ; ff. 329, 206. About 1831. Oblong folio.

"Chiara di Rosemberg" : Opera in 2 Acts [by Luigi Ricci, 1831],
with symphonies and accompaniments for flutes, oboes, clarinets,
l^assoons, horns, cornetta, trumpets, trombones, drums, serpent
(gimbasso or cimbasso), and strings, in score. As arranged for
performance at Her Majesty's Opera. In two volumes. Characters :
Michelotto, Marcella, Eufemia, Chiara, Montalbano, Rosembergh, and
Valmor.

Additional 30924.

Paper ; ff. 173. About 1831. Largo folio.

" Artaxersp:s " : Opera in 2 Acts, with overture, symphonies and
accompaniments for strings, etc., by Dr. [Thomas Augustine] Arne
[1762], with additional accompaniments for trumpets, horns, flutes,
oboes, clarinets, bassoons, trombones, drums, and cymbals^ by Sir
Henry Rowley Bishop. Autograph. Miss [Jane] Shirreff' appears to
have made her debut in this Opera in 1831. At ff". 96 and 157 airs
from Mozart's "La Clemenza di Tito" are introduced. Chai'acters :
Artaxerxes, Mandane, Arbaces, and Artabanes.

Additional 32580, ff". 39-1 45b.
Paper ; about 1831 (watermark). Oblong folio.



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L' Adina " [or " II califfb di Bagdad "] : a one-act Farce, by
Rossini [1818]. The symphonies and accompaniments are wi'itten for
flutes, oboes, clarinets, horns, corno inglese, bassoons, trumpets, drums.



OPERAS.



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and strings, with an occasional figured Ijass for pianoforte. In the
hand of S. Coad. Characters : Selimo, Mustafa, il Califfo, and Adina.

Additional 32019, f. 11.

Paper ; a.d. 1832. Folio. See also under Songs (1814-1853), below.

Am, "How dear the .shower," with pianoforte accompaniment, in
score, by Thomas Miles, 1832. Autograph. Sung by Julie Caillemotte
in " Owain Goch."

Additional 33815.

Paper; ff. 148. About 1832. Folio. Presented by Mrs. Augustus Walter
Arnold.

" A New Edition of ' Rosina ' : A Comic Opera, as Performed at
the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden. Composed and Selected by
■W[illiam] Shield" [1783]; being the printed pianoforte .score,
followed by the part of Phcebe (f. 22), a 1st treble chorus part (f. 30),
and the instrumental parts (flutes with ottavino, trumpets, drums,



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