Brief Chronicle of the Last Month [stub]

1862 The Musical Times and Singing Class Circular  
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TO CORRESPONDENTS. We cansot undertake to return offered contributiorzs; the a7zthora, therefore, will do well to retain copies. We would request those who send us country newspapers, wishing us to read particular paragraphs, to mark the pawsage, by ct4tting a slip in the paper near it. Colored Envelopes are sent to all Subseribers whose payment in ativance is eschausted. T2ze paper will be d;iscontinued where the Subscriber neplects to renew. We apain remind those who arc disappointed in getting back numbers, that only the music pages are stereotypet3, and of the rest of the paper, only s7tScient are printed to sup7)ly the current sale. MANCEIESTE .R.-Mr. . Andrews gave a concert on tlle 1+th ult, in the Mechanics' Lecture Hall, in aid of the Relief Fllnd of the district. Dr. ]3ennett's Ode vvas given by a choral body of nearly eighty voices, with organ, by 3$IXteF CIISOX8tC1[£ 1XF the tafit onth ABINGDON.-On Monday, Oct. 13, the members of the Musical Association held their first meeting for this season at the Council Chamber. Haydn's TlLard lllass was selected for the occasion, the s0103 being taken by Mrs. Davis, Miss BI. Evans, Mr. Glanville, and Mr. Richardson Miss Evans accompanied, and Mr. Shepherd conducted. The society has experienced a great loss in the departure of the Rev. S. Edger, who acted as conductor, and of Mrs. Edger, who sung the principal soprano parts. On the reverend gelltleman's departure he was presented, by the members of the association, with a bandsorne]y-bound edition of Beethoven's instrumental works, as a testimonial of appreciation of the valuable services rendered by himself and Mrs. Edger for nearly six years. ARMAan.-The friends of Mr. Allen, who is about to quit the Cathedral Choir, have determirled upon making a collection for the purpose of presenting him with a testimonial, to show their respect and esteem for him and as an acknowledgment of his excellence as a musician a composer, and a teacher. The committee formed for tLis object includes the Dean of Armagh the Rev. Mr. Strangways, and other gentlemen of high standing, with Mr. R. S. Bond as their hon. sec. ARTHUR STREET CHAPEL, GRAY'5<IS{N-ROAD. A seO lection of music was sung on the 7th ult. at this chapelX The socalists were Mesdames Rutty, Pulsford, and Marshall; Messrs. I)enva]l, (:lare, Hodgson, Cow, Travis Flack, &c. There was also an efflcient choir of near]j thirty voices, conducted by Mr. Dale. Harmonium, Mr. Snell; pianoforte, Messrs. Heins and Cox. BETHNAL GREEN.-On Tuesday, Oct. 7, the members of the St. Philip's Singing Class gave a concert in the New Schools, Club Row. 'l'he proaramme comprised selections from Mozart's Twelfth Mass, anthems, glees, madrigals &c. Mr. J. Phillips conducted, and Mr. G. A. Sarvent presided at the harmonium. 3$IXteF CIISOX8tC1[£ 1XF the tafit onth ABINGDON.-On Monday, Oct. 13, the members of the Musical Association held their first meeting for this season at the Council Chamber. Haydn's TlLard lllass was selected for the occasion, the s0103 being taken by Mrs. Davis, Miss BI. Evans, Mr. Glanville, and Mr. Richardson Miss Evans accompanied, and Mr. Shepherd conducted. The society has experienced a great loss in the departure of the Rev. S. Edger, who acted as conductor, and of Mrs. Edger, who sung the principal soprano parts. On the reverend gelltleman's departure he was presented, by the members of the association, with a bandsorne]y-bound edition of Beethoven's instrumental works, as a testimonial of appreciation of the valuable services rendered by himself and Mrs. Edger for nearly six years. ARMAan.-The friends of Mr. Allen, who is about to quit the Cathedral Choir, have determirled upon making a collection for the purpose of presenting him with a testimonial, to show their respect and esteem for him and as an acknowledgment of his excellence as a musician a composer, and a teacher. The committee formed for tLis object includes the Dean of Armagh the Rev. Mr. Strangways, and other gentlemen of high standing, with Mr. R. S. Bond as their hon. sec. ARTHUR STREET CHAPEL, GRAY'5<IS{N-ROAD. A seO lection of music was sung on the 7th ult. at this chapelX The socalists were Mesdames Rutty, Pulsford, and Marshall; Messrs. I)enva]l, (:lare, Hodgson, Cow, Travis Flack, &c. There was also an efflcient choir of near]j thirty voices, conducted by Mr. Dale. Harmonium, Mr. Snell; pianoforte, Messrs. Heins and Cox. BETHNAL GREEN.-On Tuesday, Oct. 7, the members of the St. Philip's Singing Class gave a concert in the New Schools, Club Row. 'l'he proaramme comprised selections from Mozart's Twelfth Mass, anthems, glees, madrigals &c. Mr. J. Phillips conducted, and Mr. G. A. Sarvent presided at the harmonium. THE MUSICAL TIMES.-STOVEMBER 1, 1862. THE MUSICAL TIMES.-STOVEMBER 1, 1862. I TALIAN AND ENGLISH SINGIN&.-hIADAME MECO5TINO begs to inform her Pupils that she has returned to London for the winter. Her method, from her long experience, will be found the best for imparting purity of soice and correct articulation. Terms moderate. Addrcss, 125, Great Portlan(l-street. Mr. John Andrews. The singers were the Misses Andrews and Miss Flinn; Mr. R. Andrews performed on the piano. NE\VTOWN ( MONTGOMERYSHIRE).-An amate socal concert took place at the Town Hall, on the 13th ult., in aid of the Lancashire Relief Fund, when contributions to the amount of £26 10s. were receiered. The programme consisted of songs, duets, glees, &c., which were well rendered by the choir. The performers included Miss Evalls Mr. Thomas, and Mr. Jarman, and the band of tlle Yeomanry Cavalry. Conductor, Mr. Benbow.
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