The Musical Gem for 1831 (Various)

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Editor William Ball (1784-1869)
Nicolas Mori (1796-1839)
Publisher. Info. London: Mori & Lavenu, 1831.
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Work Title The Musical Gem for 1831
Alternative. Title The Musical Gem: A Souvenir for MDCCCXXXI
Composer Various
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's see below
  • Memoir of Madame Pasta
  • Miss Smith - Spirit of Music. Spirit! Spirit! Come to me now! (lyr. Smith; 3 verses)
  • Himmel - The Pride of the Valley. Ah! tell me, in kindness (arrangement of "An Alexis") (lyr. G. J. Seymour; 2 verses)
  • Auber - Haste Thee Love. Guaracha. O haste thee, love, hither (arrangement) (lyr. W. E. Attfield; 2 verses)
  • Eucharis Pacini - La Serenade. Tyrolienne. Sous ta fenêtre (lyr. Comtesse de Bradi; 3 verses)
  • Spanish Melody - La Cachucha. Look from thy lattice, love / Tengo yo una cachuchita (arrangement: 2 voices, piano) (English lyr. G. J. Seymour)
  • Memoir of Paganini
  • Bellini - Rosalie. The lovely day is closing (arrangement) (lyr. William Ball)
  • Sor - The Warning. Love, that from flower to flower / El amor siempre empieza (arrangement) (English lyr. W. E. Attfield; 2 verses)
  • Cimarosa - The Troubadour's Lay. Canzonet. The Spring's lovely blossoms (arrangement) (lyr. Walter Thornton)
  • Ball - Sympathy. Ballad. A knight and a lady once met in a grove
  • C. de Bériot - It is the Hour. Romance. It is the hour, the lovely hour (possibly an arrangement) (lyr. William Ball)
  • Memoir of Hummel
  • Gabussi - Accusa i tuoi bei rai (2 voices, piano) (lyr. Marquis de Bologna)
  • Eliza Saffery Shelton - Here's a Health to that Friend! 'Tis not while the fairy breeze fans the green sea
  • Garcia - Rezo. The Planting of the Vine. / San Anton. Gentle neighbors! join with me, gentle neighbors! / A quel que a tencion me dea lo que diga (English lyr. William Ball)
  • Malibran - Tyrolienne. Rouse thee up, shepherd boy! / Lève toi jeune enfant! (English lyr. William Ball)
  • F. Stockhausen - The Swiss Maiden's Song to the Eagle. / Schlafe Lÿseli. Where the craggy upland tow'rs / Buti, Buti, Buteli bu! (English lyr. William Ball)
  • Facsimile of the last page of Handel's manuscript of the Oratorio of the Messiah
  • Memoir of Mademoiselle Taglioni
  • Moscheles - Souvenir de l'Opera. Fantasia on Favorite Airs sung by Madame Malibran (Mozart: Non piu di fiori; Garcia: Bajelito; Cimarosa: Le Faccio un Inchino)
  • H. Herz - Galope à la Giraffe
  • Auber - Tarantella
  • Anon - Valse Hongroise
  • Anon - Reÿdowak
  • Anon - Reÿdowatzka
  • Anon - Mazurka
  • Anon - Mazurka
  • Anon - Ländler No.1
  • Anon - Ländler No.2
  • Anon - Galopp Waltzer
  • Johann Nepomuk Hummel - The Queen Adelaide Quadrilles (arrangement/selection)
  1. The Queen Adelaide
  2. The Duchess of Cumberland
  3. The Prince George of Cumberland
  4. The Princess Victoria
  5. The Prince George of Cambridge
First Publication. 1831
Librettist includes
Lydia Bosworth Smith
G. J. Seymour
Comtesse de Bradi
William Ball
W. E. Attfield
Walter Thornton
Reginald Heber
Marquis de Bologna
Language English, French, Spanish, Italian, Swiss German
Dedication Queen Adelaide of Great Britain
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano; piano; 2 voices, piano
Extra Information Included in the category Vocal Ornamentation.