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The American History and Encyclopedia of Music Volume 6 (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,045
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The American History and Encyclopedia of Music Volume 6 (Paperback): Janet M. Green

The American History and Encyclopedia of Music Volume 6 (Paperback)

Janet M. Green

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: ...on tire establishment of Italian Opera at Covent Garden in 1847. In 1860 he married Charlotte Dolby, the famous vocalist and composer. He wrote several compositions, among them two concertos for violin, with orchestral accompaniment; a Solo de Cornet; a rondo mazurka; three romances; several airs with variations; romances for violin and piano; a tarentelle and fantasias on operas. Sainton-Dolby, Charlotte Helen. 18211885. English contralto singer and composer, who was born in London. She entered the Royal Academy of Music in 1832, where she remained for five years, studying under J. Bennett, Elliott and Crivelli, gaining, in 1837, the King's scholarship. Miss Dolby made Samton-Dolby her first public appearance in London in 1840 and the next year sang at a Philharmonic concert with great success. Her voice was greatly admired by Mendelssohn, who obtained an engagement for her, in 1846, at the Gewandhaus concerts at Leipsic. To her he dedicated his six songs, and he also wrote the contralto arias in Elijah especially for her, and she appeared in this and other oratorios for several years with great success. It was as a ballad singer, however, that Miss Dolby excelled. She married M. Prosper Sainton in 1860, and from that time until 1870, when she retired, she appeared at all the important concerts in Great Britain and went on concert tours to France and Holland. Her voice was a contralto of great power and her enunciation was declared perfect. In 1872 she established in London a singing academy, where many vocalists of note have been trained. Mme. SaintonDolby made her last appearance in public at her husband's farewell concert in 1883, two years before her death. She composed several works of more than ordinary merit, including the cantatas, The Legend of St...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Janet M. Green
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 20mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 370
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-05931-4
Categories: Books > Arts & Architecture > Music
Books > Humanities > History
Books > Arts & Architecture > Music > General
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
Books > Music > General
LSN: 1-236-05931-X
Barcode: 9781236059314

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