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Robinions. in the Irish House of Commons, Feb. 5,1900, The Everlasting Songter: A Collection of on the Motion for approving his Majesty's the most approved Songs.
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POLITICAL ECONOMY. Adeline St. Julian; or, The Midnight The Tenth Report of the Society for betHour; by Mrs. Anne Ker, 2 vols. Kerby. tering the Condition of the poor. is. Douglass; or, The Highlander; by Robert
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Feudal Events; or, The Days of Yore, an compliment: a Ser:1.00 preushed verore ancient story; by Anne Maria Mackenzie, the Edinburgh Millonary Socie. V ; "y David
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2 vols 75.
Ligbrly o'er the Dewey Way," a new Sorg, the subject matter of the pieces, as every fung by Mijs Leake, at tbe Theatre Royal, where to display the great master. Drury Lane. Compojed by Mr. Hook.
Bland and Weller. A Favourite Overture for the Piano-forte, wiib
an Accompaniment for the Flute or Violin and We find an ease and grace in this little Violoncella, as performed by Mafter Parker, air which diftinguishes it from the gene- the Musical Child, at tbe Theatre Royal, Covent rality of ballad melodies. The obligato
Garden, and at the Hanover Square Concerts. accoinpaniment for a fute is very ingeni-, Composed by Mr. Latour. ously conttructed, and adds much beauty
Bland and Wellers. of effect to a long in ittelf highly worthy The subject with which this overture of the pen of its respectable author. commences is bold and nevel, and is fuc
ceeded by passages pleasingly imagined, Grand March of the Priests and Priefelles in the and perteatly concatenated. The second
Temple of tbe Sun, in Pizarro. Cerpejed by movement consists of “ Adeste Fideles," Gluck. rors, as a Rondo for the Piano- and bappily relieves the spirit and vivacity Forte, by T. Haigh. Is.
Reife of the tirn, while the following rondo is apHowever well Mr. Haigh may have commonly pretty, and forms an excellent acquitted himself in the talk of arrange- exercite for the juvenile finger. The whole ment, we cannot compliment him on ihe is calculated for a piano-forte, with or subject of which he has made choice. The without the additional keys, and may be name even of Gluck cannot fanćtion indif. performed with connderable effect indepenferent compofition; and we scruple not to
dent of the accompaniments. pronounce the present marchi a dull, heavy, A Duet, sung by Miss-Gray and Mrs. Roffer: and tasteless prodution. At the same
witb an dccompaniment for the Harp. Tbet
ords time, we mult in justice allow, that Mr. written by Mr. Cross, and ibe Mufic composed Haigh has displayed much fancy and in- by J. Sanderson. is. genuity in the manner in which he has
Longman, Clementi, and Co. treated his theme, and that he has con- The melody of this duet is extremely trived to render it a pleasing and improv- fimple, while the under part is throughout ing exercise.
a third beneath it. The harp accompani“ The Banks of tbe Tyne," a Ballad, sung by effect, though not Itriking, is natural and
ment is an embellishment, and the general Mafior Elliot ai the Nobility's Concerts.
agreeable. pojed by Reginald Spotiorch.
Bland and Weller. No. I. (to be continued) Duo Concertante for Vi
olins. Composed by J. Moorehead. It is with particular pleasure that we
Lavens. trace the progre's of real talent. Mr.
This pleasing concertante is particuSpr fforih bas produced leveral comp
larly calculated for practitioners. The extions highly creditable to his abilities, but the prefent excels them, both in tweetness ecution, though sometimes active and viva. cf melody and accuracy of construction and the general effe&is 10 interesting as
cious, is no where remarkabls difficult; A little more variety in the passages would, amply to repay the ftudy of the learner, perhaps, have given additional icrce to the The iwo paris are judicioully blended, and effe&t but this we offer rather as an opi. at once evince both theoretical knowledge, nion, than as a founded objection.
and a practical acquaintance with the cha
racter and capacity of the violin. Toree grind Sonatas for the Piano-ferie, reith ac
companiments for ibe Violin and Buss, being the Sixteen Nero Country Dances for tbe Year 1800, forfi book of twelve new Sonatas. Compojou by with their proper Figures. Printed for the Harp, Mr. Pleyel. 8s. Corvi and Dullek. Ha pficbord, and Violin, as performed at the Theie fonatas are so sweet, flowing,
Prince of Wales's and over Grand Balls and and spirited in their Style, and to skiltully
Allemblus. Is. 6d.
Fentie. constructed in respect to the adjustinent of Most of these country dances are contheir parts, as to reficet additional luftre ceived with spirit and vivacity, and quali. on those talents which have alieady deriv. fied for thole n.oments “ when music foft. ed so much honour from the excellence of ens, and when dancing fires.” The most former productions. The execution is, in triking among them are " the Navel Pil. many intances, remarkably brilliant, and lar, Snort and Sweet, the Black Castle, the accompaniment so incorporated with Tunbridge Welis, and La Tambourine."
THEATRICAL RETROSPECT For FEBRUARY, 1800.
NEW musical after-piece, entitled partly ferious. One of the characters Cup on the itt of this month, at Drury-lane brother.- What is to be faid of such a Theatre. It is taken from a comedy in circumstance in a comedy? or a play; for three acts, by Kotzebue, entitled, Der the writer may be allowed the benent of Wildfang. The subject has been often that name? The fuppofed murderer stalks handled on the stage. It consists of the about with a phrenzy that may very well disguises and tricks of a lover to get into Itand for a burlesque on such fort of comthe presence of his mistress. Notwith- position. The scenes here alluded to are fanding this defect, the piece is far from capable enough of pleasing the vulgar. Creating disgust in the spectator. The bu- They fympathize with the appearance of finess is airy, and rapid in its movements; sorrow or anguilh, however inartificially and the characters humorous, though with- the tale is told. They are like a lavage out novelty. The acting in this piece de- who, for the first time sees a statue, and ferves to be seen. Miss de Camp, in the part who would be delighted with the work of of a lady's maid, is uncommonly gay and the most clumsy carver in wood. But it Ipirited ; Mr. Bannister, jun. in the cha. is the business of the Itage to improve the racter of the lover; Mr. Wewitzer, in taste of every part of the audience. The that of an old maimed soldier ; and Mr. actual employment of the writers, who Suet, as a sportsman, are all excellent. run to Germany for their models, is fill The music, composed by Mr. Kelly, is further to corrupt and injure the feeling peculiarly pleasing. This after-piece is and judgment of the multicude; nor is it à favourite with the public ; and really true, that they are obliged to lower themhas more pretensions to favour than most felves to the level of their audiences: there of the recent productions of the same is this important distinction to be made,
the most ignorant are quick in perceiving The comedy, written by Mr. Moreton, faithful and strong exhibitions of nature; eatitled Speed tbė Plough, was performed, in the worst picture there is a resemblance for the firit time, on the 8th of this month, of the original, and it is the relemblance a Covent Garden Theatre. This play the populace admire ; the ignorance there. is contructed on the German model ; but, fore that prevents the discovery of fauls, in offending by the blemishes of the Ger- is not such as to exclude the fpectator trom man dramatic writers, it does not compen- feeling part at least of the charms of malfate with the excellencies of Kotzebue, terly imitation. Let those who question and one or two more of those writers. the truth of this opinion resort to fact; Kotzebue, who seems to have occafioned a let chein watch an audience on the firkt fpecies of revolution on our stage, abounds' night of a piece ; they will find, that in with affecting incidents and delightful ex all passages remarkable for the truth of, preífions of paffion; but with those beau.' their delineation, applause as often springs ties which are of the higher order, he falls from the gallery as any part of the houte. infinitely short of the talte and refinement But although Mr. Moreton's play is of the most polished of our dramatic wri• faulty, and even monstrous, in the greater ters. His best pieces are disfigured with part of the serious incidents; it has many the defects of an art in its intancy: he is beauties both of character and situation. often extravagant, irregular, and uncouth. The whole character of farmer Ashfield is If he begets delight or astonishment by delightfully drawn: it has the two quali. Something beautiful or gigantic, in the ties, difficult to combine, lof vigour and fame work he dilgults with something de- chatteness. The part of Henry, though in špicable for its inlignificance, or ridiculous another style, has the fame excellencies. for its want of propriety. If the English The ftuation of the Farmer, when his ftage was growing dull, it was not amiss landlord requires him to turn Henry out to go to Germany for paffion, and its con- of his house, Henry the object of his profequent force. But there was no neceffity, in tection and love, is exquihtely beautiful, the nature of the traffic, to bring from and is even, perhaps, without derect. Germany the absurdities of a stage-com. There are other beanies in the piece; but paratively barbarous.
they are, for the most part, either funt, Speed the Plough is partly comic and or are copies of other works.- Indeed the