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and strings, in score, by Sir Henry R. Bishop, 1807. Autograph.



Additional 27643, ff. 18-21b.

Paper ; a.d. 1810. Quarto. See also above, p. 115.

Aria, " Here's the sword," with accompaniments for horns, oboes,
and strings, in score, by Dr. J. W. Callcott, 1810. Autograph.



SONGS.



623



Additional 35005, fF. 75-1 14b, 118b, 124.

Paper; about 1812 (watermark)-1829. Quarto, No. 1 belonged to Vincent
Novello, and afterwards to W. J. Westbrook. See also above, p. 572.

Songs, with pianofoi'te accompaniment (unless the contrary is
stated), by Samuel Wesley.



1. " Armin's Lamentation" (from Os-
sian), beg. "Alone on tbe sea-beat
Rock " ; with accompaniment for 3
strings, in score, f . 75.

2. " In radiant splendor," 1816. Words
by Rev. John Davies. f . 80.

3. "Think of me," 1837. Two copies,
the first imperfect at the beginning,
ff . 82, 92.

4. "An election's a comical Plan";
with a bass, in score. (See also Add.
34999, f. 125.) f. 83.

5. 6. " Come, all my brave boys " ; with
chorus. Followed by Mr. Immyns'
Reply, "I've taught all the Bastards."
About 1833. ff. 85, 88b.

7. " When thro' Life unblest we rove."
Original and copy {imperfect at the
end), fi.94, 95.

S. " Go, minstrel, go." Composed "on
[J. B.] Cramer's leaving England."
Original and copy. fi. 96, 112.



9. "What are the falling rills": Can-
tata, with accompaniments for flutes
and strings, in score. An early com-
position, f . 98b.

10. "Gentle breath of melting sorrow" ;
with accompaniments for strings, in
score. Another early composition,
f. 100.

11. "Derdham Down": Cantata, beg.
" A lack and a lack." (See also Add.
34998, f. 63.) f. 103.

12. "England, the spell is broken";
with chorus, f. 107.

13. " This is the house that Jack built."
Partly autograph, i. 113.

14. Song from Anacreon ["*e'p6 yioi kv-
TTiWou "], 1829. (See also Add. 35003,
f . 33.) f . 118b.

15. A French air (from a hand-organ),
f. 118b.

16. " 0[m]n[i]a q[ufe] de Ccb[1o] pos[sim]
fing[ere] " ; with a bass. f. 124.



Additional 30148, ff.2b-l 7.

Paper ; a.d. 1813, etc. Oblong quarto. The MS. was probably given by Queen
Hortense to her Equerry, Baron de Vaux, and by him to his daughter, Madame
[Marie Constance Albertine de Mosson de Vaux, Baronne] de Montaran. The latter
gave it to General [Sir Robert] Wilson, and from him it passed to his daughter
Rosabella Stanhope Wilson, whose husband, the Rev. Herbert Randolph, presented
it in 1876 to the British Museum. (See Diet, of Nat. Biog., vol. Ixii, p. 131, and
the Baroness de Montaran's La clef des Champs, 1852, p. 273.) The MS. also
contains Choruses (above, p. 51).

Songs, with pianoforte accompaniment, in score, by Hortense, wife
of Louis Bonaparte, King of Holland. Nos. 1-12 are included, in
almost exactly the same order, in the Romances Mises en Musique par
^[a] M[ajeste] L[a] Ii[eme] H[ortense], which appears (from the date
on some of the engravings) to have been published in 1813.



1. "Le beau Dunois," beg. "Partant
pour la Syrie." f . 2b.

2. " Complainte d'Heloiseau Paraclet " ;
beg. " De ma triste destin^e." f. 3b.

3. "La Sentinelle," beg. "L'Astre des
nuits." f. 4b.

4. " L'attente," beg. " En soupirant j'ai
vu naltre I'aurore." f. 5b.



5. "Le bon Chevalier," beg. "Reposez
vous, bon Chevalier." f. 6b.

6. "L'Heureuse Solitude," beg. " Je
possede un r6duit obscur." f. 7b.

7. " Adieux d'une Mere a son fils," beg.
" Viens embrasser ta Mere." f. 8b.

8. "Regrets d'Absence," beg. " Tristes
Echos." f. 9b.



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VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



9. "Sermens d'amour," beg. " Je t'ai-
merai." f. 10b.

10. "Ne m'oubliez pas," beg. "Vous
me quittez." f. lib,

11. "La M^lancolie," beg. " CoQsum^
de m^lancolie." f. 12b.



12. "La plainte inutile," beg. " Colinr
se plaint." f. 13b.

13. " Je pleurois seule." f . 14b.

14. "Le Champ d'asile," beg. "Si loin
du port." f. 15b.

15. " M'oublieras tu ? " f.l6b.



Additional 19648, ff. 25, 39, 45.

Paper; A. D. 1814, eic. Quarto. See also above, p. 117.

Songs ; of which nos. 1 and 2 are by William Henry Cutler, and)
apparently autograpJi, and no. 3 is anonymous.



1. "Thoughts of Home": Recitative
and Aria, beg. " 'Tis sweet to hear at
midnight " ; with accompaniments
for flutes, bassoons, and strings, in
score and parts. (Watermark 1820.)



Words by Lord Byron, f. 25.
2. "Maria," 1814. Flute and 4 string

parts only, f . 39.
8. "Hey, Robin." Anonymous. Bass.

and tenor chorus parts only. f. 45.



Additional 32190, fF. 51-120 _passm.

Paper ; a.d. 1814, etc. Oblong folio. See also above, p. 386.

Songs, with pianoforte accompaniment, in score, by J. N. Hummel.
Autogi-aj)Ji.



1-3. A series of three songs : — " Einmal
nur in unserm Leben," " Lasst fahren
hin das allzufliichtige," and "Nun
auf und lasst verlauten " ; written for
the Amalia society at Weimar on the
occasion of the jubilee of the Grand
Duke Karl August of Saxe-Weimar
[?1807]. Rough cZra/i and fair copy.



ff. 51-58b.
4. " Strahlen die aus Osten stammen,"

1826. f . 90.
6. "Lieblich war der Traum." On

Goethe's birthday, 1831. f. 91.
6. "Frohlo[c]ket,freunde"; with violin

obbligato, 1814. f. 120.



Additional 32018, ff. 50,

Paper ; about 1814-1853. Folio. See

Songs, mostly with pianoforte
Autograph. In two volumes.

82018. 1. "Human Frailty," beg. "What
is this passing scene." f . 50.

2. "Spring," beg. "The Winter is over
and gone." f. 56.

82019. 1. "As in the cool of early
day " : Recitative and Air, 1814. f. 1.

2. "Sweet Rose, conceal thy lovely
head": Canzonet, 1815. f. 4.

8. "Deep in this Breast thine Image
lies," 1819. f. 6.

4. " We have met, and we have parted."



56 ; 32019, ff. 1-55 passim.
also vol. i, p. 189 ; and above, pp. 43, 96.
accompaniment, by Thomas Miles.

Dedicated to Mrs. Henry Horn,
1830. f. 8.

5. " The raven sits by the raven-stone " :
Song with chorus, 1832. Words by
Byron, f. 14.

6. "The Brave old Oak," beg. "A song
for the Oak," 1835. f. 17.

7. "The Portrait," beg. "Thou hast
left me for another," 1843. f. 21.

8. "When Memory fondly lingers,"
1843. f. 23.

9. "The middle-aged man," beg.



SONGS.



625



"Should we trouble our heads."
Presented to Henry George Horn,
1853. f. 25.

10. "Good night," beg. "The sun is
down." f.27.

11. "Nothing that lives can bloom."
f.29.

12. "For thee, Love." f . 31.

13. " Oh that my heart had ne'er been
bound." f. 33.

14. "In the Days that are faded."
f.35.

15. "We parted in silence." f. 87.

16. " Go, flattering Dream." f. 40.



17. "0 poortith cauld." Words by
Burns, f. 42.

18. "The warrior has donn'd his coat
of mail" : Ballad, f. 44.

19. " See, the Dawn is up." f. 46.

20. "I mark the Cot." f. 48.

21. "Thou hast left me ever, Jamie" ;
with Royal Seraphine accompani-
ment. It is followed by another
copy with accompaniments for horns,
flutes, bassoons, violins, violas, basses,
and pianoforte, in full score. Words
by Burns, ff . 50, 52.

22. " Caro mio ben " : Arietta, f. 54.



Additional 29999, f. 2.

Paper ; a.d. 1815. Oblong octavo. The MS. also contains Letters of Musical
Composers (1780-1860), etc.

" Iden's Nachtgesang," beg. " Vernimm es, Nacht, was Ida dir
vertrauet," with pianoforte accompanimeut, in score, by Franz [Peter]
Scliubert, 7 July, 1815. Autograjjh. The words are by [Ludwig
Theobulus] Kosegarten.



Additional 31859, ff. 3b, 4b, 7 b, 8b.

Paper; about 1815. Oblong duodecimo. See also above, p. 404; and under
Pianoforte Solos, in vol. iii.

Songs, with pianoforte accompaniments, in compressed score, appa-
rently in the hand of Hannah, daughter of Eobert Bloomfield the
poet. They are preceded by an autograjjh dedicatory sonnet addressed
to her by the donor, Capel Lofft, 1815, who has repeated the lines at
the other end of the volume (reversed).



1. "Kinloch of Kinloch," or "The
Chevalier's Lament," beg. "The
small birds rejoice." Anonymous,
f. 3b.

2. "Wilt thou say farewell, love."
' ' [Thomas] Moore." f . 4b.



3. "Julia to the Wood-Robin," beg.
" Stay, sweet enchanter of the grove."
f.7b.

4. "The Frozen Fen," beg. "On beds
of snow." "[John?] Whitaker."
Words by Thomas Moore, f. 8b.



Additional 37232, ff. 13-16.

Paper ; a.d. 1816. Quarto. The other contents of the MS. are not of a
musical nature.

" GoLiCE " : song, with pianoforte accompaniment, in score, by
J[ohn] Clarke[-Whitfeld], 1816. Begins "The clouds may pour down
on Culloden's red plain."

II 2 s



626



VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



Additional 35038, ff. 51-60b.

Paper; about 1816-1823 (watermarks). Quarto. See also vol. i, p. 100.

Songs by Charles and Samuel Wesley, with pianoforte accompani-
ment, in score.



1. "Arianel Opera 'Dandino' translated
into English for Sig" Landigini
(Inglessina) — (musica del Signor
Carlini) " : a pseudo-operatic song
beg. "Handy Spandy, Jacky Dandy."
By Charles Wesley. Autograph and
copy. ff. 51, 55.

2. " Hark 1 His hands the lyre explore."



" S. Wesley." Autograph. Words
from Gray's Ode on the Progress of
Poesy, f. 57.
3. "This is the house that Jack built."
Composed by the same "on the
occasion of the 0[ld] P[rices] riots "
[1809]. Copiy. f. 59.



Additional 19569, ff. l-21h passim.



Paper ; [a.d. 1817 ?]-1826.
under Trios (1821), below.



Oblong folio. See also vol. i, pp. 169, 452 ; and



Songs by Thomas Moore, the poet, sent by him to James Power,
the music-publisher, for insertion in his Popular National Airs (1818-
about 1826). The poet's original MSS. of the words and melodies as
sent by Power to Sir John Stevenson and Sir Henry Rowley Bishop,
together with the autograph scores made by them of the symphonies
and accompaniments, which they were commissioned to write. Steven-
son was only responsible for those in no. 1 and no. 4 (?). The Roman
figures below, in square brackets, refer to the numbers in the above
publication.



1. "The Crystal-Hunters," beg. " O'er
mountains bright." 1821. [Swiss
air. III.] f. 1.

2. "Then fare thee well": old Eng-
lish air, 1819. [ii.] ff. 6, 8. .

3. "There comes a time": German
• air, 1819. [ii.] The original air by

Beethoven, which Moore supplied
to Bishop (ff. 11, 12), appears to have
been rejected by him. f. 9.



4. "Those evening Bells " ; [to the air
"The bells of St. Petersburgh."]
The accompaniments were composed
by Stevenson, probably in 1817, as the
song appears in the first number of
the Popular National Airs. f. 14.

5. "Tho 'tis all but a dream," 1822.
[French air. iv.] ff . 15, 17.

6. "When Love is kind": Austrian
melody, 1826. ff. 18, 20.



Additional 29997, f. 31.

Paper; about 1817. Oblong folio. See also under String Quartets (1826),
in vol. iii.

Sketch in pencil, in Beethoven's hand, of a setting of the words
" gehet . . . findet nicht." [From his song " Resignation," composed
about 1817.]



SONGS.



627



Additional 31467, ff. 108b-l 11.

Paper ; about 1817 ? Folio. See also under Pianoforte Solos (1735), in vol. iii.

Songs, with pianoforte accompaniment, in score, most of them
anonymous.



1. "Hopping along," or "A Gay Little
Goldfinch." f. 109.

2. " The Last Word," beg. "The Gentle-
men say that we chatter too fast."
Sung by Mrs. Bland, f. 109b.



3. "Far frora me my lover flies."
First few bars only. The original
appears to have been scored for an
orchestra, including clarinets, f. 111.



Additional 29387, f. 1.

Paper; about 1818 (watermark). Small oblong quarto. See also vol. i, p. 124,

" AuLD Robin Gray," beg. "Young Jamie lou'd me weel" ; with a
bass for pianoforte, in score. By Rev. W[illiam] Leeves, Rector of
Wrington, co. Somerset. Autograph. The MS. was enclosed in a
letter, dated 1834^ from Andrew Loder, organist of Ashbourne, to
William Ayrton, editor of The Musical Library, 1834. Apparently
not the original MS., but a later copy made by the composer at
Loder's request.

Additional 34803, 34804, passim.

Paper; a.d. 1820-1824, etc. Quarto, Oblong folio. Presented by Richard
Alexander Streatfeild, Esq. See also vol. i, pp. 238, 454 (2) ; above, pp. 10, 11, 117,
and 384 ; below, under Songs (1847) and Trios (1822) ; and under Organ Solos
(before 1863) and Pianoforte Concertos (1807) in vol. iii.

Collection of Songs, etc., most of them with pianoforte accom-
paniment, in score, by J[ohn] Lodge-Ellerton. Autograph. Nos. 6,
8-10, 25 and 29 are published. In two volumes.



84808. 1. "Thou canst not know the
gen'rous mind " (1820) ; with accom-
paniments for flutes, clarinets, horns,
violins, tenor and bass. f. 2.

2. " ©6A.o> Aeyeij/ ArpciSas." Dedicated
to the Hon. Alfred Curzon. f. 5b.

3. " Caro, son tua " ; with accompani-
ments as in no. 1. f. 6b.

4. " One struggle more " (1822). f. 15.

5. "Flow, ye tears of sorrow" (1822).
f.l7.

6. " 'Tis sweet to hear at midnight"
(1820). Dedicated to Lady Belfast.
f.l8.

7. "Maid of Athens" (1822). Dedi-
cated to Archer Clive. f. 19.

8. "Away, away, ye notes of woe"
(1822). f.20b.

9. " I saw thee weep " (1822). f. 21b.

10. "There be none of beauty's



daughters" (1822). Dedicated to the
Hon. William Wingfield. f . 22b.

11. "Farewell, if ever fondest prayer "
(1822). Dedicated to Rev. Charles
Douglas Beckford. f . 25.

12. "From Chindara's warbling fount,"
^ beg. with a recitative "And now a

spirit form'd, 'twould seem." f. 26b.

13. " Nay, smile not at my sullen
brow " : Romance. Dedicated to C.
S. Croker, 1823. f. 32.

14. "Whene'er I see those smiling
eyes" (1823). Dedicated to Edward
Bligh. f. 41.

15. "Has sorrow thy young days
shaded" (1828). f.42b.

16. " Non so donde viene " (1823).
Dedicated to Count Ferdinand de
Galen, f. 44.

17. "They fell devoted but undying"

2 S 2



628



VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



(1823). Composed for Miss Whitby,
f. 46.

18. " Va, piu non dirmi infida " (1823) :
Canzonet composed for Lady Hodson.
f.47.

19. " My soul is dark " (1823). f. 48.

20. " Crudele mi chiami " : Aria.
(182.3). f. 49b.

21. "Misera tu non sei " (1823).
f. 50b.

22. '< There's a bliss beyond all " (1823).
f. 51b.

23. "In many a strain of grief and
joy" (1823). f.53b.

24. " Oh sigh not thus " (1824). f. 57b.

25. "Adieu, adieu, my native shore"
(1824). f.58b.

26. " Farewell, farewell to thee, Araby's
daughter." f . 60.

27. "She walks in beauty" (1824).
f . 60b.



28. "When we two parted" (1824).
f. 61b.

29. "In vain my lyre would lightly
breathe." Unfinished, f. 62b.

30. " Tell me not of joys above " (1824).
f. 63b.

81. "I'll turn through many a future
year." f. 64.

32. " 'Tis silent all." f . 65b.

33. "'Gainst thine enchanting eyes"
(1827). f.66b.

34804. 1. " Go, leave me weep." Ro-
mance, f . 3.

2. " Leb wohl, mein Herz." Two copies,
ff. 5, 7.

3. " Lass mich traumen." f . 9.

4. "Bertrams Grablied," beg. " Be-
graben er ward um Mitternacht."
Translated from Sir Walter Scott by
Dr. [L.] Rovenhagen. f . 11.



Additional 24308, passim.

Paper ; a.d. 1821, etc. Quarto and oblong quarto.
Gauntlett. See also above, p. 95.



Belonged to Dr. H.



Songs, with pianoforte accompaniment, in score, by Michael Kelly

Possibly



1. "Lucid streams" (1821)
autograph, i. 2.

2. "There is a Sigh." f.4.

3. " When I know your kind looks are
bestow'd on another." Watermark
1822. f. 6.



4. "Nay, let the stricken Deer (poor
thing) go weep." Words by R. C.
Dallas. Same watermark, f . 8.

5. "Sweet was the bloom of morn."
f. 13.



Additional 32188, ff. 2-32b, 35, 68.

Paper ; a.d. 1822 (see below), etc. Folio, etc. See also above, pp. 425, 459 (2) ;
and under Pianoforte Solos (early 19th cent.), in vol. iii.

I. Words and melodies of some Scotch songs sent by George
Thomson, of Edinburgh, to Johann Nepomuk Hummel, for the latter
to write accompaniments to them. Nos. 1-3 were sent in 1831 ; the
others, in 1829. For the accompaniments, see Add. 32189, fi". 1 10-132b,
below.



1. " The smiling spring." f. 2.

2. "I see the flowers." ib.

3. " What ails this heart." ib.

4. " When the stream is flowing."

5. " True-hearted was he." ib.

6. " Here is the glen." ib.

7. " I know not why." f. 3b.

8. " were I on Parnassus' hill."

9. " Again rejoicing Nature sees."



f. 3.



ib.
f.4.



10. " Poor flutt'ring heart." ib.

11. "Pibroch of Donald Dhu." f. 4b.

12. "The blossom that silver'd the
tree." f. 5.

13. " Came you by Athole." ib.

14. " The sun upon the Weirdlaw hill."
f.5b.

15. " Will ye go. Lassie." ih.



SONGS.



629



II. Songs in the autograph of J. N. Hummel, in score :-



16. " Beneath the Laurels' friendly
shade " ; with flutes, horns, bassoons,
and strings. At the end additional
vocal and instrumental pa.rts are
given, f . 8.

17. " Festgesang am 28''» August [1]822
von [Friedrich Wilhelm] Riemer und
Hummel " ; consisting of several
verses, some for a tenor and others
for a bass voice, and a refrain for



chorus, -with pianoforte accompani-
ment, in score, and additional vocal
parts at the end. Begins " Heute
lasst im edlen Kreis'." f. 35.
18. "Tyrolienne pour la Malibran "
(op. 118), beg. "Carina, senti un
poco " ; with symphony and accom-
paniments for flutes, clarinets, bas-
soons, horns, and strings, f. 68.



Additional 32586, passim.

Paper; a.d. 1823-1826. Oblong folio. The MS. was presented by the
composer to his friend David Barber in 1826. It is said to have belonged
afterwards to John Hullah. See also above, pp. 96,463; under Trios (1825),
below ; and under Pianoforte Solos (1825), in vol. iii.

Songs, with pianoforte accompaniment, in score, by John Barnett.
Autograph. Composed, except where the contrary is stated, in 1825.



1. " What is love." f. 3.

2. "My dulcet Lute," beg. "The gems
are bright." f . 6.

3. "Fair Evening star," beg. "The
shadow darkens." Published by
Cramer and Co. f . 8.

4. "The Twilight Serenade," beg.
"Rich is the sun." 1826. Words by
Barry Cornwall, f. 14.

5. "The Sailor's Dream," beg. "The
winds and waves were struggling."
f. 18.

6. "Wilt thou gang with me, Mary,"
beg. " There's the daisy." f. 21.

7. "Maid of Athens." The last two
weises are printed, f. 23.

8. "The Garden of Roses," beg. "I
enter the garden of roses." f. 25.

9. "Mary Stuart," beg. "Pent within
her prison." The music is "a para-
phraze on ' Lewis Gordon.' " f. 26.

10. " A rose of the desert." f. 28.

11. "The First rose of Summer," beg.
"When the first rose of summer."
ff . 31-32.

12. " The Maid of Devon," beg. "How



pleasant the banks." 1826. Words
by Robert Burns, f . 36.

13. "Fair Geraldine," beg. "As the
stars are to evening." 1824. f. 40.

14. " In vain I call." f.42.

15. "The Token Flowers," beg. " Dam-
sel fair." 1826. f. 45.

16. " Cauld Kail of Aberden " (sic), beg.
"There's cauld kail in Aberdeen."
f.47.

17. "Oh, Kenmure's on and awa."
f . 47b.

18. "Comin' thro' the rye," beg. "Gin
a body meet a body." f.48.

19. "Tak your auld cloak," beg. "In
winter, when the rain rained cauld."
Undated, f . 48b.

20. " My native land, good night," beg.
' ' Adieu, adieu, my native land." f . 58.

21. "Non temer, mia dolce speme " :
Canzonet, 1823. f . 65.

22. "When others saw thee." f. 69.

23. "Oh come to the Bark." Arranged
from the Bath waltz. Words by
Harry Stoe Van Dyk. Undated. f.70.



Additional 30246, fF. 7-1 3b.

Paper ; [a.d. 1824]. Oblong folio. See also above, p. 414.

Song [" II pianto delle Muse in morte di Lord Byron," 1824], for
a tenor voice, with a sextet (? Muses) and 3-part chorus, accompanied



630 VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.

by flutes, oboes, clarinets, horns, bassoons, strings, pianoforte, and
harp, in score, by Rossini. Autograph. Begins "Ahi, qual destin
crudel."

Additional 31812, f. 120b.

Paper ; about 1824. Quarto. See also above, p. 114.

Air, dated 1558 and said to be French, with figured bass, in score.
Apparently in the hand of John Jeffery, 1824.

Additional 30521, ff. 7 -18h passim.

Paper; a.d. 1824, etc. Quarto. The MS. apparently belonged to Miss —
Bloomfield. See also above, pp. 44, 113 ; also under Trios, below.

Songs, with figured bass for pianoforte, in score, by Matthew
Cooke, organist of St. George's Church, Bloomsbury. Autograph.
Words from The Bemains, by Robert Bloomfield. Nos. 1-3 are dated
1824; no. 4 is undated (watermark 1823).



1. " The Man in the Moon." f. 7.

2. "Love in a show'r." f. 10b.

3. " A Grey Owl was I." f. 12.



4. "News from Worthing," beg.
" Brother Jack." f . 17.



Additional 35271.

Paper ; ff . 9. About 1825. Oblong duodecimo.

" ScHOTTisCHE National (sic) Melodien " ; with symphonies and
accompaniments for flute, violin, violoncello, and pianoforte, in score,
by Karl Maria von Weber. They are all published in George Thomson's
Collection of Scottish airs, in which they are said to have been
composed in 1825.



1. " kom, Geliebter " (" come then,
Love ") ; with autograph corrections,
ff. lb, 9.

2. " Der Troubadour," beg. " Mein Arm
ist im Dienste des Vaterlands " (" ]\Iy
arm, it is my Country's "). f. 2.

3. " Kalte Armuth" ("0 poortith
cauld"). f.2b.

4. " Bonnie Dundee," beg. "Ihr allein "
("And still to her charms"); with
autograph corrections, ff. 3b, 9b.

5. " Und ehe ich ihm untreu werde "



("And ye shall walk in silk attire").
f.4b.

6. "Ein Soldat bin ich" ("A soldier
ami"). f.5b.

7. " John Anderson, mein John." f. 6b.

8. "0, mein Liebchen" ("0, my love
is like the red, red rose "). f. 7.

9. " Robin ist mein Einziger " ("Robin
is my only Jo"), f . 8.

10. "Dein bin ich, meine . . . Nansy."
f.8b.



Additional 32183, ff. 154, 160-166b.

Paper ; a.d. 1826, etc. Small quarto and oblong folio. See also vol. i, p. 231.

Songs with pianoforte accompaniment, in score. No. 1 is anony-
mous ; nos. 2-5 are by Karl Eberwein, and have a chorus in unison.

1. "Um mich rauschen Himmel's i his birthday.] 1826. Autograph.
Tone." [To J. N. Hummel, on | f. 154.



SONGS.



631



2. " Zwei Madchen sandte Gott herab." > 4. " Wer nicht in Freundes Kreis' sich
f. 160. freu'n." f. 162b.



3. "Ohne Leben lebt der Welt."
fi. 160b, 167.



5. Anotber song, witboul the words,
f. 166b.



Additional 35270

Paper ; ff. 56. About 1826-1831. Small quarto.

Scotch Songs, with symphonies and accompaniments foi' flute,
violin, violoncello, and pianoforte, in score, by J. N. Hummel. Most
of them are published in George Thomson's Collection of Scottish Airs,
from which most of the dates given below are taken.

T. "12 Scotch Songs " [1830], mostly published.



1. "The happy Miller," beg. "When
the stream is flowing." f. 2b.

2. "Admiration," beg. "True-hearted
was he." f. 4b.

3. "The Lover expecting his Mistress,"
beg. "Here is the glin." f. 8.

4. " The Lover addressing his Mistress,"
beg. "I know not why." f. 11.

5. "Constancy and Ardour," beg. "0
were I on Parnassus' hill." f. 14b.

6. "Despondency," beg. "Again re-
joicing " ; with autograph corrections,
ff. 17b, 40.

7. "The Lover deploring his Fate,"



beg. " Poor flutt'ring heart." f. 21.

8. "Highland Pibroch," beg. "Pibroch
of Donald Dhu"; with atdograph
corrections, ff. 24, 41.

9. "The maid deserted," beg. "The
blossom that silver'dthe tree" ; with
autograph corrections, ff. 27, 42b.

10. " Loyalty of the Highlanders," beg.
" Came you by Akole " {sic), f. 30b.

11. "Evening," beg. "The sun upon
the Weirdlaw hill " ; with autograph
corrections, ff . 33b, 43b.

12. "The Peasant courting," beg. " Will
ye go, Lassie." f. 36b.



II. " Five Scottish Songs" [1826] ; published.



13. " Why weep you by the tide, lady."
f . 45b.

14. " My heart is sore." f. 47.

15. "I saw thee weep." The melody
by " G. T[homson]." f.49.



16. "A Chieftain to the Highlands
bound." f. 51.

17. "At ev'n, when on each heather-
bell." f. 53.



III. " Three Scotsh Songs " ; sent by the composer in April, 1832,
but probably composed in the preceding year. Autograph.



18. " The smiling spring." f. 55.

19. "I see the flowers." f. 55.



20. " What ails this heart." f. 55b.



Additional 32238, fF. 94-lOOb.

Paper; a.d. 1829. Octavo. See also under Symphonies (1816), etc., in vol. iii.

" Die nachtliche Heerschau," beg. " Nachts um die Zwolfte
Stunde " ; for a mezzo-soprano voice, with pianoforte accompaniment,
in score, by Sigismund Neukomm. Autograph. Words by Baron
[Joseph Christian] Zedlitz.



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VOCAL MUSIC— SECULAR.



Additional 32189, ff. 1-57 passim, 105-142.

Paper ; a.d. 1829, etc. Oblong folio, etc. See also above, pp. 51, 316.

Songs, with pianoforte accompaniment (unless the contrary is
stated), in score, in the hand, and probably the composition, of J. N.
Hummel, though his name is only appended to nos. 4 and 16.



1. "Here rests his head": Epitaph.
Melody only. f. 1.



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