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Lucy Havens, volume of songs and music, circa 1798-1825. [music]
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Privately bound collection of scores chiefly for voice, piano, flute, violin, violincello, harp and guitar.
Pencil annotations.
'Miss L. Havens, Whitehaven, Cumberland' appears on the front paste down in pencil. Whitehaven, Cumberland is in the north of England.
There is a pencil annotation on the front paste down which reads: 'May? 27th 1828 Mrs Johnston'.
A bookplate for W.F Bradshaw is also on the front paste down.This is possibly the person who had the volume rebound in the 20th century.
Lucy Havens has written her name on the top of the first score.
On the p.2-3 of 'Mrs Tulloch, Earnhills, Strathspey' by McKenzie, there is extensive writing in pencil but it is very faint.
On the back of the 'Celebrated waltz' is some pencil writing but it is very faint.
John Ross has initialed the bottom of the title page of 'Two admired airs'.
Owner Biography: Lucy Havens (1804-1867) was born in Monimail, Fife in Scotland, she then moved to Whitehaven, Cumberland in the north of England. She immigrated to Sydney with her family in 1839. She married a former convict and successful business man Thomas Hyndes in 1850. She remarried Scottish Presbyterian minister William Purves.
Full text available online at Internet Archive
Provenance: Stewart Symonds sheet music collection.
Publication details:
[Cumberland] : [private collection]
24 scores (1 volume) ; 34 cm.
Six sonatas for the piano forte or harpsichord, with an accompaniment for a flute or violin and violoncello/ Pleyel, Ignaz, 1757-1831 -- Two admired airs composed with variations for the piano forte/ Ross, John, 1764-1837 -- An admired Scotish (sic)
air, arranged with variations for the piano forte/ Ross, John, 1764-1837 -- Collection of waltzes for the piano forte/ Browne, William -- Five Waltzes for the piano forte with an accompaniment (ad libitum) for the flute/ Hargreaves, George -- Penson & Robertson's selection of sonatas & airs with variations &c. No.1. Three favorite waltzes as performed at the Theatre Royal Edinburgh by Mozart/ [Mozart] -- The celebrated waltz as danced with the greatest applause by Mademoiselle Ferzi; with two other favourite waltzes, for the piano forte. Celebrated waltz, French waltz, German waltz/ Par Julien [Jullien, Louis Antoine (1812-1860)?]; Von Sussmilch; first waltz does not identify composer -- The imperial waltz with two other grand waltzes; for the piano forte/ Weigl, Joseph (1766-1846) -- Leipsig, or the allies grand march, and a favorite waltz/ Letzn, Gieuspo -- Five favorite tunes arranged for the piano forte or violin & violoncello/ Clarkson, John; Pringle, J. -- Mr Frank Walker's strathspey... to which is added four favourite dances &c/ Gow, Nathaniel (1763-1831) -- The countess of Dalhousie's strathe... to which are added three favourite tunes/ Gow, Nathaniel (1763-1831), Mrs Robertson of Lady-Kirk -- Waterloo Medley composed by Nath. Gow to which are added the favorite tunes, composed by him/ Gow, Nathaniel (1763-1831) -- Davie & Morris' Collection of Reels, Dances &cc for the piano forte/ Mr. McKenzie -- Robin Adair a favorite song sung at all the glee clubs/ [traditional Irish (and perhaps Scottish) song] -- Within a Mile of Edinburgh a Celebrated Scotch Song/ Hook, James (1746-1827) -- The wood-pecker here in this lone little wood, a ballad/ Stevenson, Sir John (1761-1833); words by Moore, Thomas -- The voice of her I love, a ballad sung with universal applause by Mr Braham at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, in the opera of the castle of Andalusia/ Parry, John (1776-1851) -- Ca' the ewes to the knows, a favorite old Scots song as sung at the Edinburgh Concert set for the voice, piano forte, violin or German flute/ [traditional Scottish song?] no composer or arranger named -- Gloomy Winter's now awa', a Scotch song/ Smith, Robert Archibald (1780-1829), words by Tannahill, Robert 1774-1810) -- Up in the morning early. A favourite Scots song, set for the voice, piano-forte or harpsichord/ Hamilton, John (1761-1814) -- Farewell Bessy/ Moore, Thomas (1779-1852) -- When the hollow drum sung by Mrs Bland in the Mountaineers/ Arnold, Samuel (1740-1802) -- Begone dull care a favorite duett as sung with great applause at Harrison and Knyvett's vocal concerts.
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