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Dreams of peace : the much admired canon of Sogni ridenti in the opera of Il crociato in Egitto, sung by Madame Caradori ; Madlle. Garcia & Sigrs. Velluti, Curioni, and Remorini / [composed by G. Meyerbeer].
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MUS/SS/3
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Bound in the Stewart Symonds sheet music collection no. 3, volume of songs and music, circa 1824-1827.
Caption title.
For 5 voices and piano.
Italian and English words.
"The Italian words translated into English poetry and adapted to the accent of the music" --under the caption title.
Pagination: pages 1-9 for this individual score and pages 102-110 of Il Crociato volume.
Number 10 at the bottom left hand side of each page.
Enter'd at Stationer's Hall.
Price 2s.6d.
Plate number: 203.
Published by I. Willis & Co. 55 St. James's Street London, & 7 Westmorland Street Dublin. --bottom of page 1.
Dating: The beauties of Il crociato in Egitto published by I. Willis is reviewed as new music in The Monthly Magazine March, 1826.
This sheet music was most likely purchased in Sydney in 1839 from the music shop of Irishman Andrew Ellard (c1780-1859). Andrew had previously run a business in Dublin as a music publisher, music seller and music instrument maker, 1819-1838, and was the father of Francis Ellard who had established a music business in Sydney in 1833. Many of these pieces of music bound together in a single volume, by Sydney bookbinder C. Kern, contain a label for Ellard's Dublin Music Saloon and was probably part of the stock he had brought out to Australia. Ellard closed his Sydney business at the beginning of 1840 and Alexander Maconochie, commandant of Norfolk Island, purchased the remaining stock of music scores and musical instruments for use at the convict settlement.
Provenance: Stewart Symonds sheet music collection.
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[1826].
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[Dublin] : [Ellard's music saloon, 47 Lower Sackville St.], ; London : I. Willis & Co. Royal Musical Repository 55, St. James's St. & 7 Westmorland St. Dublin,
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203 ; I. Willis & Co.
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1 score (pages 1-9) ; 34 cm.
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music
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1826.
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