The Carcanet (De Begnis, Giuseppe)

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Translator Alexander D. Paterson (fl.1835-1855), English translations
Publisher. Info. New York: Joseph de Begnis, 1841.
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Work Title The Carcanet
Alternative. Title The Carcanet. A New Musical Album for the Year 1842; edited and arranged by Joseph de Begnis
Composer De Begnis, Giuseppe
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 18 pieces, plus 3 appended in facsimile
  1. Gaetano Donizetti: A piè del mesto salice / Beneath that drooping willow (Donizetti A 293)
  2. Michael Costa: Non è la vaga rosa / The pride of Flora's sweet domain
  3. Raffaele Muti Papazzurri: Ogni amatore / Each lover dreameth (music is apparently an arrangement of Aure felice by Carafa)
  4. Nicola Vaccai: Ragazze semplici / When men declare, fair maid
  5. Giuseppe De Begnis: Seti son cara / Ah! if in truth you love now
  6. Saverio Mercadante: Soave d'Imene / In Hymen's soft bond
  7. Traditional (here attributed to David Rizzio): Ah! non lasciarmi no / Oh! love, forsake me never (arrangement of The Blue Bell of Scotland)
  8. Vincenzo Bellini: Idol mio, mio bel tesoro / Most beloved, my greatest treasure
  9. Giacomo Meyerbeer: Vieni nel sonno amor / Come in my sleep, oh love!
  10. Luigi Pacini [sic - probably Giovanni Pacini]: Ah! che estinto in questo istante / Ah! perchance my love now dying
  11. Domenico Crivelli: Ai vaghi fiori in seno / Among the charming flowers
  12. Gioacchino Rossini: Bell' alme generose / Fair loyalty's treasure
  13. Gaetano Donizetti: O Cloe delizia / Maiden, so lovely (Donizetti A 360)
  14. Michele Carafa: Ombra che a me d'intorno / Shade moving palely round me
  15. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Ah! nel lasciarti o figlio! (arrangement of K.513)
  16. Saverio Mercadante: Duet. O voce soave / Oh voice, that so tender
  17. Vincenzo Pucitta: Terzetto a canone. Cessino al fine i palpiti / Cease now the heart's commotion
  18. Luigi Dalla Casa: L'Anarchia Musicale per 4 voci (quodlibet). Quelle pupille / Ombra adorata / Non andrai farfallone / Do Re Mi Fa
  • Niccolò Paganini: Rondo for Violin and Cello (manuscript facsimile)
  • Ole Bull: Quartet for Violin solo (manuscript facsimile)
  • Joseph Haydn: Canon cancrizans (manuscript facsimile)
  • Autograph signatures of various composers and musicians
First Publication. 1841
Language Italian, English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voice, piano; 2 voices, piano; 3 voices, piano; 4 voices, piano; violin, cello; violin; 3 voices
Extra Information Included in the category Vocal Ornamentation.
12 of these pieces re-issued separately in 1848 as 'Beauties of Italy, A Collection of Cavatinas, Songs, Duetts & Trios'