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THE

Darmoníron

A JOURNAL OF

Flusie.

VOL. III.

PART I.-CONTAINING

Essays, Criticisms, Biography, and Ktiscellantes.

LONDON:

Printed for the ProprieTORS,
PUBLISHED BY SAMUEL LEIGH, No. 18, STRAND.

MDCCCXXV.

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CONTENTS OF PART I., VOL. III.

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I. BIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIRS.

Page Musical Gleanings in Africa ; from Major Laing's

Johann Ludwig Dussek

1 Travels in Western Africa

51

André Ernest Modeste Grétry

22 Account of the Discovery of Ancient Greek Tablets

Peter Winter

49 relative to Music

55, 74

Dr. Joseph Arne

71 Rossini and the Opera Singers versus Weber and

Joseph Weigl

91 German Music.

74

Benedetto Marcello .

127 On Notation for the Horn

78

Francesco Geminiani

145

An Inquiry into the Origin of the National Anthem

Maria-Luigi-Carlo-Zenobi-Salvador Cherubini 167 “God save the King"

78

Jean-Philippe Rameau
193 Rossini's Mosé in Egitto in Vienna

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Thomas Linley, with incidental Notices of his son, Notices of Remarkable Musical Performances in

Thomas Linley, and his daughter, the late Mrs.

Foreign countries

92

Sheridan

215

On Musical Education (from the French of M.

Grétry)

93

II. MISCELLANEOUS ESSAYS,

Oscillations of Sonorous Chords

96

NOTICES, &c.

On the Musical Drama

97

Concerts of M. Hummel at Paris .

98

Meyerbeer's New Opera, Il Crociato in Egitto 1,96 Some Account of M. Meyerbeer

99

On the Velocity of Sound

3 The York Festival

Modern Greek Songs, with Translations

4, 25 il Crociato in Egitto.-Programme of the Opera,

On the Music of the Ashantees and Fantees, with

with Translations of the principal Vocal Pieces 119

Specimens of the Native Airs

6 Music, Dances, and Costume of the Scotch

128

Royal School of Music and Declamation at Paris 8 M. Fayolle on Haydn's last Appearance in Public 129

French Opera.-Meeting for the Distribution of Present state of Music in Spain

130

Prizes at Paris .

9 The Fitzwilliam Music

130

Miscellanea

9,99 The Affair of the Heart

131

Musical Festivals at Wakefield and Newcastle.

20 Yorkshire Amateur Musical Meeting

131

Edinburgh Musical Festival.

20 Hull Choral Society

133

Italian Musical Literature

23 Account of the Madrigal Society

134

The Sirenium, a new Musical Instrument

28 Notes to assist the Memory

147

Account of a new Organ at Bristol

28 Origin and History of the Organ

148

Injunction obtained in the Vice Chancellor's Court Letter by M. Hummel.

150

against the First Edition of No. XXV. of the Account of the Berg-geist, or Mountain Spirit, a New

Harmonicon, at the suit of Mr. Thomas Moore's

Opera, by Louis Spohr

150

Music Publisher, for reprinting EIGHT LINES On a scarce work of Benedetto Marcello

151

from LITTLE'S POEMS, which Dr. Arnold had Advice to the young Composer, on the Authority of

set to Music, and published 23 years ago

29 Mozart

152

Preciosa, or the little Gipsy, a Romance, on which is Curious Experiment relative to Sound

169

founded the Melo-drama, composed by Carl Account of the most celebrated Organs

170

Maria von Weber; translated and abridged On the joining Poetry with Music

172

from the Spanish of Michael Cervantes. 39 | Unpublished Letter of Diderot on the Musical Drama 172

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