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sang Schumann's "Gretchen am Spinnrad” and a Liedbe it said in due deference to the custom that seems

by Mendelssohn.

German Opera is going on in a modest way at the Stadt Theater, where Tell, Masaniello, Freyschütz, &c., &c., are given by most of the old company to fair audiences, more with the hope of consolidating the thing for future career, than of brilliant profits


Oratorio, even Handel, whom New York critics have so often pronounced out of date, has had several triumphs lately both in Steinway Hall and iu Brooklyn; Samson and the Messiah having been very successfully brought out under Mr. Ritter's direction, with the aid of Mme. Parepa-Rosa, Mrs. Ritter, and others. A week's Oratorio Festival in June is in preparation.

Mme. PAREPA-ROSA has sung in Italian Opera through the past week, with ADELAIDE PHILLIPPS, BRIGNOLI, &c., to great acceptance. Her characters have been Leonora in Il Trovatore (!) Norma, Donna Anna (best of all).

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The rendering of the Symphony was by no means what was desired, for the proper and complete

evolution of the beautiful ideas that crowd this remarkable work. A Symphony, and above all a Schumann Symphony, cannot be produced with fair effect by an orchestra unhappy in the possession of one only 'cello, and that of but moderate excellence. Hence the beauty of the Larghetto movement remained wholly concealed, and to one unfamiliar with the work, the most incomplete idea of its lovely character was the necessary consequence. In justice to Mr. Schmitz, the conductor, however, let it be said that the expected presence of two able 'celloists from abroad was prevented by the prevailing storm. The last movement, being less complex in character, was more satisfactorily rendered than the others; but there was in this, as in the entire performance, such a pitiful lack of finish and of light and shade, as to show that the preliminary preparation had been slight Yet it is a matter of congratulation that the attempt has at last been made, even in this incomplete manner, to introduce Schumann to a Philadelก phia audience; and that the reception was hearty enough, notwithstanding the unpleasant circumstances mentioned, to warrant another and more conscientious presentation. Enough that the people, slow to follow new lights, have smiled upon the ef fort. I am confident, furthermore, that the direction of these concerts, profiting by this season's experience, will appreciate the necessity of a more perfect discipline of the orchestral elements, alas! not always under their control, and that before long, in view of the competency of the materiel, with the requisite practice, we may have an orchestra worthy of comparison with any similar association in the land.


Mr. JARVIS, careful and accomplished pianist that he is, was especially happy in his interpretation of the Beethoven Concerto, introducing the Cadenza of Moscheles, the particular appropriateness of which,

to have obtained in this respect, I confess to a tardiness in appreciating.

It is high praise to confess to the greatest pleasure in listening to such hackneyed morceaux as La Melancolie and the 2d Concerto of De Beriot,-which was substituted for the Vicuxtemps Concerto,-reproduced by Madame Urso, one of the most finished artists of the French School that has visited us since Vieuxtemps; and who in these performances again charmed us with her graceful bowing, pure tone, and delicately neat execution.

It is proper that I should here record the compliment paid Mr. SCHMITZ by the members of his orchestra, on this occasion, in the presentation of a very handsome conductor's baton.

Mr. JARVIS gave his last classical matinée on Thursday, March 21, at the Academy Foyer, with the assistance of Messrs. Gaertner, Schmitz, Plagemann, and other prominent musicians. Mr. Jarvis's solos were a Sonata of Weber and the Rhapsodie Hongroise of Liszt, the brilliant and extremely difficult finale of which was admirably rendered. This concert closed with the beautiful Hummel Septet in D minor, which was performed with much care, Mr. Jarvis doing complete justice to the very full piano

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Mrs. BRINCKERHOFF's rendering of the magnificent Beethoven Aria was far from satisfactory; and I cannot commend her conception of it. Her voice and method are never of the pleasantest, the former possessing very little flexibility, and becoming, at times, disagreeably harsh. Unless appearances greatly mislead, her experience in classical singing has not included the largest portion of her life. This very frank criticism is necessary, after the fulsome praises with which her début here was heralded. Mr. Wolfsohn's performances were, of course, much more successful. He has bravely mastered the immense difficulties of the "Robert" Fantasia, and his delicate treatment of the Chopin and Schumann morceaux,and his intelligent interpretation of the beautiful Schu. bert Fantasia, indicates that his excellence is of a steadily progressive character. The fruits of this gentleman's several years patient and conscientious study of Beethoven are plainly manifested in these performances.

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Very good, and not difficult. For 4 ladies' voices. I dreamt that I dwelt. Song for Guitar. Haydn. 30 Champagne Charlie. Song.

The boy that was "always kicking up a frightful noise." Rattling, striking melody. Darling, slumber on. Song. W. K. Bassford. 30 Sweet bird, come sing to me. Song. T. Browne. 30 Give back to me my native home. Ballad.

J. S. Cox. 30

Three effective songs by good composers. Music entrancing sweetly shall flow.Duet. Glover. 40 Another beautiful duet by this excellent composer. The moonbeams, are dancing to-night, love. Song and Chorus. A. Weaver. 35

A charming serenade, with chorus.

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The title means "Court-ball-dances-waltzes."
Strauss, of course, ought to do well for balls at the
palace, and well he has done.
Roanoke Waltz.

W. L. Johnson. 30
Dedicated to the young ladies the banks of the
Roanoke. Very pretty, useful and easy.

Gung'l. 30

A great deal more than a common march. Has great variety, and is quite rich and powerful in harmony. Fairy Waltz. J. A. Doane. 35 Light, elegant and easy. Good lesson piece.

Let me not omit to mention here that Mr. Wolf- Rudolph's March. sohn has a concert in contemplation, a sort of "farewell" affair, I suppose, inasmuch as he proposes a European visit immediately thereafter-to be given at the Academy of Music on the 15th of May, at which he will perform the Choral Fantasia of Beethoven, with the assistance of the Mendelssohn Society and the Germania Orchestra, under Mr. Schmitz's direction. Other celebrities, including Mr. Theo. Habelmann, will assist. This concert will probably terminate the musical season and will, doubtless, prove a very superior entertainment.

At the Second Concert of the Mendelssohn Society on next Saturday, March 30, Mr. THUNDER performs the Choral Fantasia, with the assistance already noted.

The Germania Rehearsal of to-day presents this programme:

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ELEMENTS OF THOROUGH BASS AND HARMONY. Designed for Schools, Classes, and Conservatoires, and as an aid in acquiring the Art of Playing Church Music, and of Extemporizing. By L. H. Southard. 67 This convenient little work, by an accomplished teacher and composer, will be welcomed, even by those who have been through other treatises. Harmony cannot be learned too thoroughly, and a good way is to look at it with the eyes of a number of different writers.

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SINCE the publication of the MODERN SCHOOL, I have consulted many eminent composers and professors, in relation to its plan or system. While bestowing praise on it as a whole, they have invariably disapproved the difficult progressions, and the complexity of many important features, a lucid treatment of which, in a course of Piano-forte instruction, is so indispensable to the sure and rapid advancement of the pupil.

Becoming at length satisfied of the truth of these criticisms, and convinced that great improvements might be made, and were obviously needed, I determined, if possible, to remedy the defects. Profiting by the experience and advice of the best practical teachers in the country, I commenced a thorough and critical examination of my first Method, and finally concluded that the only remedy would be to bring out a new work on an improved plan, which I now offer to the public, confident that it will be found much more progressive and complete than any similar work extant. It embraces the principles of all other Piano-forte instruction books, and at the same time many new and important ideas are introduced, which I trust will be favorably received, and tend to give the NEW METHOD a wide popularity.

Specimens of the compositions of celebrated composers, such as Hünten, Bertini, Czerny, Beyer, Clementi, Mozart, Heller, Dreyschock, Mendelssohn, Thalberg and others are interspersed, by the study and practice of which the student will gain a knowledge, and in some degree imbibe the styles of those eminent masters, instead of confining himself, as is often the case, to the monotonous practice of the etudes of one particular author.

I have endeavored to take the straightest possible path to guide the pupil progressively, step by step, from the first rudiments of music, to the highest department of the art of Piano-forte playing I have avoided all unnecessary exercises, lengthy studies and uninteresting pieces, which are so often uselessly employed to enlarge and fill up a book. Most of the Exercises are modelled into the shape of melodies, to interest the pupil and make practice a source of pleasure, instead of discouraging him with dry examples and indifferent selections.

The plates illustrating the various positions of the arms, hands and fingers, are selected from a popular treatise on the subject by L. KOHLER, one of the highest authorities among the modern professors of music in Germany.

At the conclusion of the work, a chapter is devoted to the First Principles of Harmony and Thorough Bass, a department of music much neglected, although of the utmost importance to every one who is desirous of playing well, especially those who have it in view to make teaching the Piano a profession. The examples, exercises and explanations here given, will be found simple, interesting and instructive. By their acquirement the pupil will find an introduction to the works of the great masters much less difficult than had been supposed.

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This LAST AND BEST WORK of its distinguished Author, is universally admitted to be Superior in Excellence to all other "Methods," "Systems," and "Schools," and THE BOOK THAT EVERY PUPIL NEEDS for the Acquirement of a Thorough Knowledge of Pianoforte Playing! It is adapted to all grades of Tuition, from the Rudimental Studies

of the Youngest, to the Studies and Exercises of Advanced Pupils!

The following are selected from the many Testimonials in favor of "RICHARDSON'S NEW METHOD," received by the Publishers. Hundreds of similar opinions might be given; but these will suffice to exhibit the general feeling respecting this admirable work.

It is in this part of the work (five-finger and scale exercises) that the heart of the whole matter lies, and Mr. RICHARDSON has done wisely to lay out his chief force in this. It would not be possible, we think, to find a course of exercises more finely gra-luated. A matter of equal consequence, as bearing upon the education of a true musical feeling and taste in the pupil, is the selection of actual pieces of music, or music for itself, as a live thing of beauty, with a soul in it, and not the mere dry bones and framewo: The pieces, from the smallest upwards, meeting the young traveller each at the right point in his toilsome ascent, are unexceptionable in point of taste and style, and there are many of great beauty.-Dwight's Journal of Music, Boston.

Mr. RICHARDSON seems to have mingled those judicious sweets of "amusements" with his pill of necessary drudgery, which are calculated to reconcile the car, fortify the patience, and sweeten the temper of those subjected to household piano practice. For this reason, we do not shrink from his many leafed book-knowing that its bulk means more pleasure than pain, more music than dissonance, more recreation than tedium.-Musical World, New York.

A Method is not for artists, but for beginners who want to become artists; and as Mr RICHARDSON's New Methol answers this purpose, it is the right one, and deserves our hearty recommendation.-Musical Review, New York.

This work caunot fail to insure a most satisfactory progress in the art of playing the piano-forte, if used with intelligence and practised with diligence; and it is sufficient to say, that it seenis to me to combine everything of value as a Method, in the present advancement of piano playing, heretofore scattered among a dozen or more Methods of different authors, and it must speedily supersed all other Methods now in use.-A. T. THORUP, Teacher of Music. New Bedford, Mass.

It abounds in the very best material suited to all capacities, which I consider the highest praise that can be bestowed on an instruction book.-IIENRY SCHWING, Teacher of Music, Baltimore.

With RICHARDSON's Method I am more pleased every day. It is the most thorough book ever published; and I hope that all teachers may adopt it, and do away with their many different systems.-F. A. TEPE, Teacher of Music, Holly Springs, Miss.

I consider it the highest perfection of anything in the shape of an Instruction Book for the Piano, being a complete guide for those desirous to become accomplished performers.-J. BELLAK, Teacher of Music, Philadelphia.

I have no hesitation in saying, that for instruction on the plano no work of equal merit has ever come before the public. -C. II. LOER, Teacher of Music, Rogersville, Tenn.

The exercises in this Method are so progressive, that the task of acquiring a mechanism is rendered comparatively easy and pleasant. The "Amusements" seem to me to be remarkably well calculated to lay a solid foundation for a concert performance of the very best piano-forte works Every true lover of music who uses this work will thank Mr. RICHARDSON for the introduction of those quiet and beautiful "Nocturnes " by FIELD and DREYSCHOCK.-T. BRICHER, Teacher of Music, Boston.

For my own part I deem it highly preferable to any other piano instruction book extant. Its general arrangement is admirable, and the exercises from the "Elements of Notation" to the grand finale are natural and progressive.-E. C. Howe, Teacher of Music, New York Conference Seminary.

I have examined it thoroughly and think it superior to every work for the Piano I have seen. It greatly lightens the task of both teacher and scholar, and is really entertaining throughout. I recommend it to my fellow teachers.-S. L. PECKHAM, Teacher of Music, Wakefield, R. I.

RICHARDSON'S New Methed I have used since its publication, with the greatest success, and experience teaches me it is not only the best, but the cheapest work for the Piano Forte ever published.-HENRY MEAKIN, Music Teacher, Albion College, Albion, Michigan.

I consider RICHARDSON'S New Method for the Piano the very
best instruction book for every pupil who desires to make rapid
and thorough_progress in acquiring a practical knowledge of
playing.-H. F. CHALAUPKA, Music Teacher, Coburg, C. W.

This new work is having an unprecedented sale, and it must
for a long time retain its superiority.-Christian Freeman.
Such of our readers as desire a really good piano instruction
book will do well to order a copy of RICHARDSON'S New Method.
It is all that it is represented to be.-Godey's Lady's Book.
We have no hesitation in recommending it as the soundest,
the clearest, and altogether the best book for teaching the
piano that has ever appeared.-Evening Bulletin, Philadelphia.
The object of Mr. RICHARDSON appears to be simplification
in the mode of instruction; and his new work is intended to
guide the pupil progressively, step by step, from the first rudi-
ments of music to the highest perfection in the art of piano
forte playing.-Democrat & American, Rochester, N. Y.

It is perfect in its plan; and, after careful examination, we
have no hesitancy in recommending it to our readers as posses-
sing many merits not claimed by other works of the kind.
Daily Herald, Cleveland, Ohio.

RICHARDSON'S New Method is certainly among the best works of the kind extant. It embraces the principles of all other piano-forte instruction books, while many new and important ideas are introduced.--The Tablet, New York.

RICHARDSON'S New Method for the Piano-forte will probably supersede every other work of the kind now in use.-The Daily Spy, Worcester.

One of the best arranged books for pupils learning the piano that we have ever seen.--The Morning Herald, Montreal, C. E. Where there are a thousand works for the piano, it is hard to say positively which is the best, because every work possesses some peculiar and striking excellence; but, among all that we have seen, RICHARDSON's New Method holds a conspicuous place on the ground of solid and enduring merit.-The City Item, Philadelphia.

To beginners, and in fact those who have taken lessons, we recommend the purchase of RICHARDSON'S New Method for the Piano-forte, a book which is an improvement on all other instruction books, and one that is highly recommended by the Syracuse Musical Academy as being the best published.-Daily Journal, Syracuse. N. Y.

The thorough manner, the concise and lucid treatment, in which every thing relating to the matter is disposed of is one of the chief recommendations of the work. The usually verbose explanations and complication of technical terms are avoided; and common sense, plain talk, and brevity are substituted-The Daily Journal, Boston.

We have given this new work a thorough examination, and must pronounce it the best course of instruction for the piano that we have ever seen. It is more progressive and complete than any similar work extant.-The Advertiser, Chattanooga,


There is no text book for the student of the piano at all comparable in value to this. We most cordially recommend it as superior to all others--an opinion which an intelligent musical community are indorsing in a substantial manner.-The New Covenant, Chicago, Ill.

We have submitted this work to the judgment of one of the most successful teachers of the piano we have among us, and he declares it to be without parallel in respect to all the particulars specified in the title. There is no more perfect treatise on first principles extant.-The Courier, Norwich, Ct.

Our musical friends say this is a work of much originality and merit being quite an improvement on previous books. We recommend it to the attention of music teachers.--The R I Schoolmaster, Providence.

This work is distinguished by great and peculiar excellencies. It embodies in a clear and useful form all the results of musical practice. It is full and explicit in all the usual elements and definitions, succeeded by a gradual series of five-finger exercises interspersed by beautiful little compositions, by which the tedium of musical practice is very much diminished.--The Moravian, Bethlehem, Pa.

Teachers and Scholars can order this work with perfect reliability upon its being, in every particular, all that it is represented to be. Two editions are published, one adopting American, the other Foreign Fingering. When the work is ordered, if no preference is designated, the edition with American Fingering will be sent. Be sure that in ordering it you are particular in specifying the " NEW METHOD." Price, $3.75. Mailed, post-paid, to any address. Sold by all Music Dealers.


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We are introduced, in this Cantata, to the hearty pleasures

which render so enjoyable the long evenings of our northern


Estella, the beautiful daughter of Mr Grey, concludes to

give a "Quilting Bee," or "Quilting Party," in which the

ladies who attend are to be repaid for their labors by the

amusements which follow.

The gentlemen" are invited to tea, but come early, (per-

haps on account of the snow storm.) and take occasion to have

some rough sport in a battle with snow-balls, in which Wil-

liam leads one party, and Jenkins the other. The latter is

soon vanquished, and hides. Mr. Grey comes out to see the

sport, and is well pelted by both parties. In a glow of pleas.

ure, the combatants return to the house, where they hold

skeins for the girls to wind from, and watch the ladies in their

quilting, until Estella announces supper, quite to the delight

of Jenkins, who, in view of her excellent skill as a cook, is

doubly strengthened in his intention of "proposing" to her.

Now follow some very pretty love scenes, in which Estella

and William, and comic ones, in which Ariminta and Jenkins

take part;-during which, however, the company return from

the supper room, finish the quilting, and have a glorious game

of "hide and seek." At the end of this they come suddenly

on Jenkins and Ariminta, who, not succeeding in gaining the

hearts of their first choice, conclude to become "Mr. and

Mr. Johnny Jenkins." A good-night chorus finishes the


The Cantata can, of course. be sung without action or

scenery. But if the latter is desired, a very little ingenuity
will supply it.

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Circulars will be found at the Music Stores, and will also be sent by mail to any address. 674.


T1867. At Hall, 4 Wee on MONDAY, April
1867, at Fraternity Hall, 554 Washington Street. This
Institution was Incorporated in May. 1857, and its success
proves beyond a doubt the practicability of the plan of its Or-
ganization. Facilities are offered to both sexes for obtaining a
thorough Musical Education in the different branches, both
theoretical and practical, on the most reasonable terms. In-
struction is given in NOTATION, HARMONY, COUNTERPOINT and
FUGUE; COMPOSITION with reference to Musical form and in-
and all orchestral instruments. Terms, $36.00.

B. F. Baker,
J. W. Adams,
Wulf Fries,
William Schultze,
Geo. H. Howard.
For particulars, Address B. F. Baker. 4 Rowe Place.
WILLIAM READ. Secretary.


C. W. A. TRUMPLER, Music and Piano Forte Dealer,

632 Chestnut St., Philadelphia. Offers for sale a complete assortment of SHEET MUSIC AND MUSIC BOOKS.

As agent for the extensive catalogue of Messrs. OLIVER DITSON & Co., he possesses unusual facilities for supplying Teachers and Dealers at a distance, as well as those residing in the city, who by ordering of him will save the extra time and freight of sending to New York or Boston. 627

J. SCHUBERTH & CO. Publishers and Dealers

in Foreign and American Music, 820 Broad way near 12th Street.



Manufactured by E. L. HOLBROOK, East Medway, Mass Purchasers are invited to apply for a circular containing testimonials




A large assortment of AMERICAN MUSIC constantly on hand.

OF THE MOST APPROVED MANUFACTURE. Embracing one of the Largest Stocks in the United States, at low prices. VIOLINS-The Best, from $2 to $50 each. Flutes of every variety of Quality and Price, Including very Choice Instruments. MARTIN'S CELEBRATED GUITARS. FLUTINAS AND ACCORDEONS. CLARINETS, FLAGEOLETS, FIFES, And all other descriptions of Musical Instruments. Together with


Our facilities are such as enable us to furnish the above: also, MUSIC BOOKS, SHEET MUSIC, AND CARD MUSIC FOR BANDS, AND ALL KINDS OF MUSICAL MERCHANDISE, at prices and terms, that cannot fail to prove satisfactory to purchasers. JOHN C. HAYNES & CO.,

33 COURT STREET, (Opposite the Court House)

NEW MUSIC HALL. MILWAUKEE, WIS. This new, splendid and commodious hall, capable of seating over Two Thousand persons, is now ready for occupancy, and is offered for Theatrical and Operatic performances, Concerts, Lectures, &c., &c., at most llberal terms.

The accoustic of the hall is perfect. For particulars apply to HENRY M. MENDEL, Secretary Milwaukee Muical Society.

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