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REVIEW OF NEW MUSICAL PUBLICATIONS. « Sweet Charity;" a Glee for five Voices, as song “ My Henry sball return again;" a New Bal.
by Mrs. Billington, Mrs. Bianchi, Messrs. lad for the Piano-forte. The Music composed Brabam, Vaughan, and Bellamy. Composed by Jobn Parry. is. by T. Atswood, esq. 25.
The style of this little ballad is charac TVIIs glee is set a la ballata, in two terized by a due simplicity, and the ex.
The melody is as pleasing pression, if not forcible, is correct. A as natural; and the adjustment of the pleasant easy flow of thought, no way debass and inner parts, is at once ingeni. ficient in connection, is a just fact of its ous and scientific. In a composition ne. praise, and argues much facility in this cessarily so simple in its style, Mr. Att. light species of vocal composition. wood has rejected all affectation of point and imitation, and judiciously confined “ Shall I wasting in Despair;" a Canzoeet fer himself to the plain harmonization of the two Voices. Composed by J. Clarke, Muse upper part. The whole is well compres Doc. 15. 6d. sed in the piano-forte accompaniment, Dr. Clarke has set these words with which wil prove no unwelcome accom his accustomed taste and truth of expresmodation to juvenile practitioners. sion. The change of the mode at the The favcrite Air of “Hope told a flattering words “ Shall my cheeks look pale with
Tale," with Variations for the Violin, and in care," and that of the time at * If sbe Accompaniment for the Piano forte, (ad libi- think not well of me," are highly judicitum)." Composed by Thomas Powell. 2s.6d. ous, and produce effects that cannot but
Mr. Powell has adapted bis variations strike every cultivated ear. to this justly favourite air with peculiar “My Poor Dog Tray;" or, the Irisb Harper's felicity; they are of a cast at once suited Lamentation ; a favou ite Ballad. Composed to his theme and to the genius of the ille by y. Wbitaker. 1s. 6d. strument for which they are intended.
“ My Poor Dog Tray," the words of It at the same time is but candid to say, which are from the pen of the ingenious that to the accompanying part he has author of the “ Pleasures of Hope, " is set given all that was necessary, and no more. with judgment and feeling. The points To those families in which both the vio- on which the poet rests his effect bare lin and piano-forte are practised, this lit- not been neglected by the composer, nor tle production will be found very accept- are the bass and piano-forte accompaniable.
ment ill adjusted.
** Wben Simmer's Sun;" a Duet, sung by Mrs. Kollmann, Organist of bis Majesty's German
Atkins and Mr. Taylor, Composed by Mr. Chapel, St. James's.' 5s.
The present number of this useful work Mr. Davy has more strongly tinged the follows up the promise of the first, and present melody with tlie Scottish style well serves to elucidate the principles of than most imitators of the Caledonian the fugue and of double counterpoints, bards; indeed, with very few exceptions, as taught in the theoretical works of this it is pure Scotch, and goes far to prove ingenious and sedulous author, while it the versatility of this ingenious composer's avoids troubling the amateur with the imagination. Perhaps however "-'When less entertaining study of long and dry Simmer's Sun," as Mr. Davy has ma- treatises. naged it, is rather a dialogue than a duet, « The Dead Rebin;" a Bellad. Composed by the two parts being taken up more in Dr. John Clarke, of Cambridge. 1s. succession than combination.
This little ballad is set with consider“ Invitation to the Bee;" a Glee for four Voices, able pathos. The melody is sweetly
as sung by Mrs. Biancbi, Messrs. Goss, Harri expressive; and the general effect is son, and Bellamy. The Words by Charlotte that of simplicity and nature. The inSmitb. The Music composed by Thomas Att troduction of the minor 'third in the se. wood, esq. 3s.
cond verse, onght not to escape our partiMr. Attwood has given to these charm. cular notice; it is fraught with meaning words a melody and combination of ing, and will not be lost upon the auditor parts perfectly suitable to the subject, and
of real taste and feeling. that do as much credit to his fancy and “ 'Tis Norbing but Love;" a favourite Song, science as to his taste and judgment.
with an Accompaniment for the Piano-forte. Where the poetry is faithful to nature,
Composed by John Whitaker. 1s. 6d. and the music is modelled from the poe The simplicity of this little ballad will try, the production must be good; and not fail to recommend it to the notice of such we pronounce the “ Invitation to the lovers of natural and unaffected methe Bee."
lody. The notes move to the words and « The Cricket ;” a Ballad. Written by Mrs. H. the ideas of the author.
the sentiment, and successfully enforce West, and inscribed to Miss Pole. The Music
The lovers of musical curiosities will by 7. Parry. 15, 6d.
be glad to learn, that, in a few days, Mr. The melody of this ballad is highly ap- Parry, the composer of several favourite propriate to the sense of the words, that ballads, and agreeable exercises for young is, to what sense they have ; and the pia- piano-forte practitioners, will publish å no-forte accompaniment is highly analo- rondo, under the title of “ The Persian gous to the subject, especially in the con- Dance," in which will be introduced an cluding movement of each verse. imitation of a small pipe used by the
shepherds in Persia, somewhat resembling No. 2, of a Series of analyzed Eugues with Dou- the English flageolet, and described to ble Counterpoints. Composed for two Perform. Mr. Parry by his Excellency the Persian ers on one Pianoforte, or Organ, by A. F.C. Ambassadur.
PATENTS LATELY ENROLLED.
WR. JOSEPA MANTON's, (DAVIES STREET, says the patentee, "of time-keepers
BERKELEY SQUARE,) for Improved going in vacuo are, the unequal pressure Time-Keepers.
of the atmosphere will be prevented; WHIS invention consists in a macbine for when the air is heary, the vibrations and it is so constructed that they mayte when the air is light, they are accele. wound up in vacuo, without admitting rated; but by these inventions of time. the external air. We could not, without keepers going in vacuo, the vibrations of the aid of plates, give such a description the balance or pendulum will be more of this instrument as would be intelligi- uniform; the sea-air, damps, and dust, ble; we shall, therefore, content ourselves which are so injurious in rusting, corwith an account of the good effects to be roding, and clogging the movements of derived from it. "The advantages," the time-keepers, are totally excluded.
The oil in vacuo will be also preserved in will act in the manner of a screw with an a more uniform fuid state, and not so increasing power. The sectors, and the liable to be glutinous as when exposed part which comes in contact with them, to atmospheric influence. Great care must be made of iron, steel, brass, or should be taken to bave a good air-pump any other hard substance; steel, or iron so as to exhaust the air as much as pos- case-bardened, is best esteemned by the sible; for the more perfect the vacuum, patentee. the more correct will be the motion of the balance or pendulum.
MR. PETER WARBURTON'S (COLRIDGE, These inventioirs of time-keepers to STAFFORDSHIRE,) for a New Method go in vacuo, and to be wound up in va- of decorating China, &c. with Mecuo when required, without admitting tals, which Method leaves the Metals, the external air, will be of great advan. after being Burned, in their Metallic tage in being applied to clocks or Slate. watches. The form, or shape, and In the application of this invention, manner of constructing or making the the patentee employs gold, silver, and apparatus of the instruments, or ma- platina, in three methods. First, be chines, or the materials or the substances takes an impression from a plate of they are made of, for containing time. copper; the oils are rubbed with a boss keepers, clocks, or watches in vacuo, may into the figure engraved on the plate; be varied; also, the materials or the the plate is then cleaned, to take off all substances, or the form, or he shape the oil except what fills the part on which and manner of constructing or making the figure is engraved; a substance comthe instrument or machine for winding posed of glue and isinglass, called a bat, time-keepers, clocks, or watches when
is then applied to the plate, and the imin vacuo, may be varied, provided that pression is taken off by means of a boss no external air is admitted."
or rol'er. This impression is transferred
from the bat to the earthen-ware, china, A. F. DE HEINE's, (EAST SMITH- or glass, and the preparations of gold, FIELD,) for Improvements on Printing silver, &c. such as are employed by and Stamping Presses.
painters to produce metallic appearInstead of applying a screw for the ances, are laid on the earthen-ware, power, Mr. Heine applies two sectors, china, &c. with cotton-wool, or any
or a sector and cylinder, or a sector and other substance fit for the purpose : it is 'roller to move one against the other by a afterwards cleaned off, and put into the single or compound lever. In the figures oven or kiln, in the usual way. In the attached to this specification, we have a second method, when the figure is representation of the head of the piston, charged, and the plate cleaned, Potter's under which is the platten or dye; in the printing.paper, previously sized, is apcentre of it is a hole, in which the spin- plied to the place, and the impression dle moves by a lever. Another figure, taken off, and transferred from the pashows the moveable spindle with two per to the earthen-ware, by means of opposite sections. The lever, whether flannel, and other fit substance. The single or compound, is fixed to the spin. merallic preparations are then applied, dle, and by means of it the piston will be and the vessels put into the kiln. By depressed as in the common screw, with the third method, Mr. Warburton mises this difference, that as the descent of such preparations of gold, silver, and the piston decreases in velocity, the platins, as are made use of by painters power must increase in the same pro- io produce the metallic appearances portion: in the screw the descent is called burnished gold and silver, and equal, consequently the power is equal. steel lustre, with the necessary oils. This motiun may be reversed, by putting This mixture, in a liquid state, is then the opposite sectors at the top of the laid upon the figure, engraved on a plate piston; and the cylinder or roller on the of copper, or any substance on which an moving spiudle, will produce the same engraving can be made, and rubbed in effect. In case the power is applied to with a dabber: the plate is afterwards a fly press, it may be adapted to it by cleaned with a piece of leather, called by putting the part that acts instead of a printers a handcuff or a hand boss. Pot. eciew, through the hole in the head of ter's printing-paper, being previously the press, and fixing the fly-lever above sized in the usual way, is ihen applied the head of the press; then, by turning to the plate, and an impression of the the spindle by the fly-lever, the sectors figure is taken off by means of a Potter's
printing-press, and transferred to the tern of cold water, by which means the eartben-ware, china, or glass, intended to colour will be extracted, the water will be decorated by means of a vubber. be rendered more proper for brewing, The paper is then taken off, leaving and it will fiter very clear; or by making thereon the impression, and it is after an infusion of the skins in warm water, wards put into the oven or kiln in the or even by boiling them in water; or, usual way. Gold, silver, and platina, lastly, by first moistening the skins as must be printed upon the glaze of eara long as they will imbibe any water, and then-ware and china; gold, silver, and then mixing them with beer which is platina, printed upon earthenware, already made, and stirring the whole china, or glass, in burning, burnishing, together, once a day for about a week. and in all other respects, are treated in This last method is the most efficacious, the same manner as gold, silver, and and it will at the same time clarify the platina laid on with a pencil
, are treated. beer. The principal part of this disIn printing with gold and silver, Mr. Covery is, that the roasted skins will of w. has found the first and second me- themselves colour porter to any tinge, or thods the most advantageous: in printing they may be used in connection with, with platina the third method is the and in aid of, any other culouring matbest.
Vinegar and malt-wine should be NR. DE ROCHIE's, for Improvements in the brewed from pure ground malt, carefully Art of Breuing.
separated from the skins: they will, These improvements, as they are de- unquestionably, contain a less quantity nominated by he patentee, consist: of essential oil than at present, because (1.) In a method of colouring porter hy this oil resides chiefly in the acrospire, malt only, without losing any of its which will be separated at the same fermentable substance, by means of time: the parts whieh are separated roasting the skins or húsks of the malt may be used to colour porter. The spirit after they have been separated from the distilled from wash brewed in the same ground malt. (2.) In making from the manner, will also be more neutral or malt, vinegar and malt-wine, almost clearer than at present. entirely deprived of essential oil. (3.) In The only apparent difficulty in this making wash for distillation, in such a method of brewing is, the care that must manner as to obtain a spirit which shall he taken in order to prevent the ground be more neutral than that formed by the malt from clotting together. In brewing common process. The method is first porter, however, the admixture of the to separate by the mill the skius of the roasted husks diminishes the cohesion of malt, which are to be roasted to a coffee the malt; the same end is obtained by colour, and wbich being then mixed with adding the roots (commonly called malte the malt in the proportion of thirty-one dost) of the malt to the flour thereof, pounds of roasted skins to a quarter of which also gives the beer more flavour. malt, will give a fine colour to porter. But there will not, in any case, be any The colour is extracted from the roasted danger of the ground malt clutting toskins either by mixing them with the gether if the water is put first into the ground malt, previous to its being brew. mash-cun, and the ground malt sifted ed, which will hinder the ground malt into it, or by any means put in a d.from having so great a tendency to clot vided state, which may be very easily together, or by infusing them in the cis. executed.
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