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REVIEW OF NEW MUSICAL PUBLICATIONS.
“ Tbe Ruse," a Maternal Address; from tbe Po. Mrs. Robinson, has been very ingeniously
2275 of ibe late Mrs. Robinson, set tos w Duett handled by Mr.:ssex. lle tas not only for Prvo Voucas also a Song for a single athned to them a melody characterised by Verce. Composed by T. Essex, Buc. Mus. much sweetness and justuess ut express Ozon 2:
sion, but which is su regulates as to forin THE Rose" the words of which are a compleat cunon of two in one, or in
310XTULY Mem., No. 1$7.
such a production, and we are too well making due allowance for the compass aware not to award its author all due within which the three parts were obliged praise; and we hope Mr. E. will be in- to be contined, the construction of the duced by the favourable reception of this harmony is not only fair, but ingenious. coinposition to continue to oblige the Two favourite Glues for Three Voices, with ar public with his labours.
Accompariment for the Piano-forte. Come Tbe Four Seasons," composed for the Piano
posed by Tbeodore Smi:b, Esq. 25. forte, and dedicated to Colonel Lord Blayney,
We adınire the ease of style and simby Signora Domenico Brisesli, Composer and plicity of construction by which these Director of Music roike Louih Regiment, and glees are eharacterized.
We cannot, Master of rbe Royal College of Pieta de Torck- perhaps, say that the combination is every ini of Naplese 5s.
where of the first order, or wholly free We find in “ the Four Seasons" a cone from violations of the established laws siderable display of spirit, genius and va. of harmony; but taste and fancy hart riety. With the representation of Spring well compensated the little lapses of theand Summer, we are particularly pleased. ory, and the general elicet will be found The music of the ticlds and woods is highly gratifying to the lovers of this soclosely imitated, and the rural scenes cial and interesting species of composiand circumstances of both scasons ac
tion. quainted with a force and justness that The Duke of Bedford's Grand Slow and use must both stribe and deliglit every criti Marcb. Composed and arranged for the
Harp, er Piano-forte, by T. Cooke, ofibe Tic. Number VII. of RECREATION. Composed
aire Roya!, Dublin. for tbe Piane-forte by Mr. Latour: 1s. 6d. These marches are distinguished by a
This piece consists of the well-known considerable portion of martial spirit. air of "Nobody's coming to woo" worked The dignity of the one and the animainto a kind of rondo, and is heightened tion of the other bespeuk both talent and and embellished by a variety of Fanciful judgment, and announce Jr. Couke as and appropriate additions, which renderit
a very respectable composer. equally desirable with the previous num The favourite Ballad of " Nobody coming to bers of this favourite and popular series of
Arranged as a Roses for ice piano-forte exercises, and do much credit Piano forie, by W. Slapp. 15. 6d. to Mr. Latour's laste and ingenuity.
This little exercise for the pianu-forte
is of a pleasing and simple description, Le Retour de l'Elé, a fav:urite Divertimento and merits to be recominended to the ar
fer sbe Piano-forte, wirb an Accompaniment tention of all young practioners on that (ad libitum) for tbe Gerrian Flute er Violin. instrunient. Composed by 7. Monro. 45.
“ The Tear,” a favourite Song, sting by Mias Mr. Munro, the author of the admired
Parke at the Balls and London concerts. pieces of Luura and Lenza, and the
Composed by M. Ravzziri. Tbe Words by Dutchess of Bedford's ll'alt:, &c. has pro
Sir George Dallas. 1s. 60. duced under the above title, a pleasingly
The melody of this little song, though varied, and well arranged exercise for the instrument for which it is designed. attractively and expressively conceived.
not without some faults in its rhythan, is The whole is comprised in five move- The passages are natural and copaccted, ments which succeed each other will excellent effect, while the accompaniment
and the accompaniment is castefully coti
structed, is conducted with a taste and an ingenuity unuch above what we tind in the cominon
Six Divertimentos for ibe Piano-forte, wirb es examples of the day.
Accompaniment for a German Fluit. Core
posed by J. Herring. 6s. " My Morber," a Glæ for Three Soprana These divertimentos are of that easy Viices. Composed by J. H. Leffler. 25.
simple cast, that particularly fits theia Mr. Leffler has employed these in- for juvenile practice; at the same time teresting words in the formation of a they are conceived with that freedom piece of vocal harmony as agreeable as and pleasantness of fancy that curinat it is familiar. Considering the little lati- fail to please the generality of hearers tude attorded for variety, the effect is The passages lie fåtourably for the fine as free from monotony as could well gers, and will be found rery impruring be expected; and at the same time, to the young student,
“ If it be Love," an Ariette, sung by Mrs. neither should we, in candour, place it
Vaugbar at tbc Vocal Conceris, Hanom beow mediocrity. ver-square. Composed by J. F. Burrowes,
“ Love was a Litile Blooming Boy,” a Ballad
composed by Rickard Ligh:. 1 This song, the words of which are The words of this pleasing ballad are written by George Saville Carey, is taken from Mrs. Robinson's novel of Annot without merit. Some of the ideas gelina, and are here annexed to an agreeare tastetul, and the expression is tolera able and analogous melody. The pas, bly appropriate; and if we cannot ranksages are smooth, easy, and flowing, und d with the first productions ju its kind, the bass is chosen with judymeut,
MONTHLY RETROSPECT OF THE FINE ARTS. The Uje of all Now Prints, amd Communications of Articles of Intelligence,
THE EXHIBITION OF THE ROYAL able effect. But we survey with
ness whatever tends to perpetuate the meWHIS is the thirty-ninth Exhibition, mory of this lamented hero, and forgive Hatsa in the courts there are many
a picture being destitute of those attracgood pictures; nine of them are by two tions, which in less interesting subjects celebrated artists lately deceased : when may be deemed essentials. No. 217, we inspect the works of a painter whose The Immortality of Nelson. This conproductions we have for several years tains the picture part of the preceding held in high estimation, and reflect, that sketchi, painted in a larger size.' the mind which conceived thein bas quit No. 175. Puul and Barnabas rejecting ted its earthly habitation; that the eye the Jews, and rectiring the Gentiles. which distinguished the colours
, and the The finished Study, from which the large hand which guided the pencil, are turning picture was painted for his Majesty's to dust, it creates sensations which will Chapel ut Windsor. A very fine combe conceived by those who have feeling, position, though the general effect is rabut cannot be described to those who ther heavy. bave not.
P. J. DE LOUTHERBOURG, B.A. By the late Joun Orie, Esq. R.A. This distinguished artist, and very there are six portraits, all of which, more splendid colourist, has exhibited four especially No. 161, The Duke of Glos- pictures, and they display the usual chater; No. 174, Alrs. Cary, Tor Abbey; racteristics of his pencil-striking sceand No. 284, The Reverend Samuel Purr, nery, spirited delineation, and brilliant are highly creditable to his abilities, and tints; but the Landscape, No.25, though his abilities, were in many particulars of it represents a Summer's Evening, and in the first order.
the South of France, is certainly too By the late SAUREY GILPIN, Esq. R.A. high coloured. It is' hot! lot! lot! there are three pictures, containing por positively red hot. traits of horses. No 333, denominated
w. OWEN, R.A. Duncan's Horses, prove the truth of a In this exhibition there are ten of Mr. reinark we made in last month's Retro- Owen's pictures. No. 82. A Portrait of spect, that Mr. Gilpin had a singular fe- Lord Tilliam Russell's youngest Daugia Licity in transferring character to the ter, is a most enchanting delineation : bcad, &c. of his animals.
several of the others have great merit; B. WEST, R.A., has in this exhibition but No. 168, a Girl at the Spring, three pictures. No. 194. The sketch of though well painted, is we think from u monument for perpctuating the memory the same model that he has introduced of the late Lord Nelson. The sketclies in his fancy subjects for this three years of the president of the Royal Academy, at least, and is certainly over-coloured. are invariably marked with genius, and R.
R.A., has this display the land of a great master; yét, year exlibited seven pictures, and we think that putting a picture in a they, as usual, hean with taste and frame of marble iiatuury-work, though it talent. No. 687, Una, froin Spenser's may be a novel idea, las not an agree- Fairy Qucen, is a very fine pictures a
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print of it, we believe Mr. Westa!) pub- express in picture, nor is it reasonable to lished some time since. No.87, a Buc- expect that such a story should be clearly chunte shoping, displays great faucy and told on canvas. Ilowever, buth ebis, imagination. No. 159, Flora unveiled and No. 162, representing the Sun rising by the Zephyrs, is very brilliant, and rich through Vapour, und Fishermen claning in the clowing. Nos. 206, 211, 218, and selling Fish, are admirabily painted, and 223, epresenting our late beroic and but not the better for their resemblauce lainented Admiral Nelson in different si to Dutch pictures, which Air. Turuet tas tuations, are extremely spirited and ani- no occasion to imitate. mated compositions.
By Alr. A. H. Devis there are in this MR. THOMAS PHILLIPS, A. Exhibition four pictures; two extremely The portraits printed by this gentle- well-painted portraits, and two singularly man we have otien noticed with appro- curious delineations: No. 212, d Bree bation. The six which he has this year zier's Shop at Patna, in the East Indies; exhibited, display marks of great im- and No. 219, A Thrashine-floor in Asia. provement... No. 103, a Portrait of the Nr. R. FREEBAIRNE has only one late Lord Thurlow, is entitled to a place picture in this Exhibition, No. 29, Nepa in the very first class. li owes none of tune's Grotto, contiguous to Tivoli
. its attractions to glarirg colours, but is This charming composition is conceiro findly conceived, and I loe clora scuro bold, ed with class cal taste, and executed simple, and unaifected.
with competent skill, being chastely coNo 147, entitled The Blind Fidler, loured, and higbly finished. is the only picture which that extraordi By Mr. J. Saxon, there are three er. nary young artist, Mr. D. WILKIF, has trenely well-painted portraits, which, in this Exhibition; and it is conceived added to their other merits, are striking and executed in a style which leads us to resemblances of the originals.
No. 293 regret that there are not more. It is is a Portrait of Aliss R. Boughton, es
biglily finished, without any appearance Luvinia ; No. 318, A Portrait of Rio 1 of being laboured; and tlie story is so churd Phillips, esg.; No. 659, Portrait toid as 10 interest the spectator in the of Sir J. Curr.
Not attempting to allure the eye Mr S. DRUNNOND lias exhibited se hy glittering colours, the j ainter has ven pictures; this gentleman's producdisplayed a genuine unadulterared repre- tions are generally entitled to hold a sentation of nature. The characters are very respectable rank in the arts. No. admirably contrasted, and marked with 45, the Portrait of Mrs. Drummond, is a felicity of expression more strictly ap- extremely well painted; and so, indeed, propriate than has often been delineated, are all the others. Different writers except in the works of the inimitable have alternately censured and
Timanthes for concealing the face of It-tias lately become a fashionable opi- Agamemnon, a principal figure in one of nion among painters, that all pictures his pictures; but iv No. 191, Mr. Druswhich are to be exhibited must be co-mord has painted a subject consisting of loured ahove nature, to prevent their be- only tour tigures, and be has coucealed ing either overborne by the works of the faces of every one of ther. The oibers, or overlooked by the visitors in picture, indeed, is taken from Ossian,
o large a room. This bas sometimes and as Mr. Macpherson sometines soars led them into a meretricious colouring, in to such a height that his readers lose which, attempting to be splendidly at- sight of him, bis painters may surely tractive, they have become offensively claim suine portion of the poet's privigaudy. This picture proves the impro- lege. priety of any such systrmatic departure By Mr. J. WARD, there are seven piefrom truth, and we Hipe will impress tures; and we are sorry .to see that be upon the minds of our young artists the has fallen into the miserable affectation truth of an old proverb), " That all which of giving his performances the sembiance Elurrs is not gold."
of old paintings. As he is certainly a ByJ.M. TURNER, R. A. there are two; man of genius, it is much to be regretted the first, No. 135, the Catalogne de- that he should thus leave the worsbip of scribes to be a Country Blocksmith dis- true nature, and bow dowo ta the un. puling upon the price of Iron, and the clean idols. Ler hinn leave such imitz
Price churued to the Buicher for shoeing cior to men of inferior ability: los talents his Ponty. This is rather too much to qualify biin to occupy higher ground.
MR. G, ARNALD.
not easy to allot to every picture its proThis very pleasing artist has exhibited per situation; but surely such a taiuiseight pictures, painted in a style that is cape as Mr. Mannskirk's, No. +78, repreluiging creditable to his taste and talents, seating, Allwed Scene in Germania Disdaming the ineretricious glitter that might have been placed somewhat nearer #ounds the eye in almost every direction, the cye. he gams his point by a chaste and judi The Society of Painters in Water-cocius imitation of nature. No. 152, re- lours, Dow exhibit at the old Roril presenting Sai ors disting on nuval Academy Rooms in Pili-mall, near CarieTactics, is nur equil to the others. It tou flouse; and, as we are informed, does not seem to be a subject suited to
have sold the principal part of their pichis genius.
To make a separate exhibition is By Mr. I. R. SMity, there are three a very good idea; for a small picture in drawings that display his usual judye-waler-colours, piaced at the Royal ment and taste. No. 415, entitled Academy, next to an immensely large oilTie Consent, most fascinating picture, sometnaes reminded the spectaComposition.
tuis of a giant and bus dvarf. Such No. 446, representint un officer's ludy, delineations as those of Mr. Hlavell glos imugining she is descried ihe ship in ver, Varley, and indeed many others, which she expects the arrival of her hus- who have tend their productions to bund, is conceived and delineated in a
ornamentthese rooms, will always attract style that readers it jo ennent degree visitors, and command attention.
We interesting, and induces the spectator to
very inuch regret that our room does not participate in the feelings displayed in permit us to enter into a particulæ detail we portrait.
Miss Emina Sinih lies of their separate merits. tive most beautiful drawings in water
Aino. ide ne: Prunis lately published colours. Two pourtray whole-length figurus in such in marmer as to give the The Landing of de British Troops in Eup!,
8:b Maich, 1801. air of the person, wild a correct resem
Ter Bartle of Alexandria, 2150 Mirch 1801. blance of the features, demands more knowledge of the art, and inore taste,
P.J. de Louiberbrurg, R. d. pinxt. A. Car.
don swips and publisher. than falls to the Int ofinany miniature painters, but that kivwledge, and that
Two very spirited chalk engravings weste, Miss Smith has displayed in such, from pictures eshibited at the Royal of Wiese portraits as we have ever seen.
Academy, Mr. I. Becker, who has soeminently A Meeting of Cennoiseurs. Job Boydell: distinguished lanself by his publication
T. Williamson sculpt.
Publisbed for R. of several of our catheisais, 'bas in this Cribb, 288, Hobern. exhibition four very capital drawings, This whimsical composition represents representing those of Ljichtie!d, and of a painter, making a delineation of the Ely, As we happen to have seen both Apollo, froin a clunisy, heary, ill-inade these fine remains of ancient archutec- Blackamoor, who is stripped as the mo ture, it excited some surprise to observe, del, and stands grasping a hair-broom as that by some unaccountable blunder in a substitute for a bow. The artist, who wor Catalogue, No.089, which is a very appears the most hungry figure of the accurate delication of the cathedral at party, and the connoiscurs, who are Ely, 15 denomiuited Litchfield; and No. comparing the original with the copy, €12, which is a view of tbt at Litchfield, are variously marhed; but the walls of is baptized a View of Ely Cathedral. a painter's room should have had sonic Such mistakes are unlucky, for they may sort of pictures. Hogarth would have sometimes lead a spectator who recollects introduced something allusive to the only one of these buidings, to suppose the group beneath. design is incorrect.
About this leathenish deity there have Among other rising artists of eminence heen various opinions: when Mr. West in landscape, it would be unjust to oupit was a student at home, some of his Mr. W. HAVELL: liis two pictures bike friends wished to see what cifect the tirst great merit.
sight of the Apollo would have on the To give a catalogue of pictures that youny American, and be ou seeing it, are injuriciously buns, miglit be dvered instantiv exclaimed-—" hoislike an Ame iuridious; we are guascious that it io ricau Diabawa! We are told that a