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alnner tbe patronage of

tbeir Egcellenctes tbe Governor-general anb %abr 3Dubley,
ibis Egcellencv the State (Bovernor R 1Lab Gibson Carmicbael.

Orchestral concert
s eason 1910.
" We possess in literary or artistic culture a never-failing source of
Pleasures which are neither withered by age, nor staled by custom,
nor embittered in the recollection by the pangs of self-reproach."

ENO Concert of the $eason,

being the 98tb since their inception,"

town ball, Melbourne, to

Zaturbav Afternoon, antic 11,
3 p.m. Jt .0t at .A
Orchestra of 77 artists.
Prof. GAIL IL. ibaroballolball.

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5. jewel Song (Faust) Guotiod.
Programinc. Mb:3z Vichforb.
I wish I could but know who was he that O Heav'n ! what brilliant gems
addressed me, With their magical glare deceive my eyes ?
1. Symphony in F Major, No. 8 Beethoven.. If he was noble ; or at least what his Can they be real ?
name is. O never in my sleep did I dream of aught
1. Allegro Vivace e con brio. 3. Tempo di Menuetto. O'er the sea in Thule of old, so lovely !
Reigned a king who was true-hearted, If I dar'd for a moment but to try these
2. Allegretto scherzando. 4. Allegro Vivace. Who in remembrance of one departed earrings so splendid !
Treasured up a goblet of gold ; Ah ! and here by a chance at the.bottom
This most characteristically humorous work of Beethoven must be ascribed He was so gentle in bearing, of the casket is a glass !
entirely to the Muse of Comedy, and is full of waggish drollery from beginning to His voice was so kind, Who could resist it longer ?
end. The first movement seems to portray a headstrong, touchy, quick-tempered This rare cup so tenderly cherished Ah ! the joy past compare these jewels
nature, that, disregarding all consequences is bent on some foolhardy exploit ; and At his side the king did keep, bright to wear !
the efforts of a gentle yet humorous spirit to pacify, and bring it to reason. Often And every time it touched his lips Was I ever maiden lowly,
He wept and thought of her long perished. Is it I? Come reply !
on the point of success, some unlucky expression is continually and unexpectedly re- Over the sea at last came Death ; Mirror, mirror, tell me truly ?
awakening new explosions of wrath. Finally the bear is soothed into good humour— On his couch the old king lying No, no, this is not I ! No !
notice the inimitable end, with its final impatient but subdued growl. In the second Called for the cup when he was dying Surely enchantment is o'er me,
movement also the same duality, of character is displayed in quite a different, yet Even with his latest breath. High-born maiden I must be,
equally humorous and original manner. It is pervaded by a certain indescribably I knew not what to answer and blushed This is not I,
like any child ; But a noble, and king shall pay homage
sly and arch spirit of fun, which scarcely finds its parallel in any other musical work. Once more with the old true devotion before me !
And after the delightful minuet which follows, comes a wild frolicsome Finale which The king would have his cup of gold, Ah ! might it only be, he could my .

itself is the maddest of practical jokes. In these serious days, when everyone seems Then with hand already cold beauty see,
bent on saving somebody else, it is no bad thing to cast a humorous glance on those He flung the goblet in the ocean. Now as a royal Lady he would indeed
frailties and follies which we are apt to regard as of such wonderful importance. 'Tis but a lord who has so brave a mien, adore me,
So tender all the while : Ah ! Ah ! as now a royal Lady he would
Humour is the soul of charity ! No more ! 'tis idle dreaming.. adore me !
O Valentine ! may heaven bless thee and Here are more, ready to adorn me !
bring thee home again, None is here to spy.
I am left here so lonely. The necklace, the bracelet white, a string
2. Aria " The Loreley " Liszt. Ah ! flowers, laid here no doubt by of pearls !
Siebel. Poor faithful boy I Ah ! it feels as if a weight, laid on my
ilDiss Vichfort). But what is this ? and by whom can the
casket have been left ?
arm did burn me.
Margarita, this is not I, some enchant-
I dare not touch it though the key is laid ment is o'er me.
The Lorelei Ich weiss nicht, was soil es bedeuten, dass beside it. No! I am royal, and Kings shall do
I know not what spell is o'er me, ich so traurig bin What is within ? will it open ? Why homage before me !
This haunting trouble that fills my breast, Ein Marchen aus alten Zeiten, dass not ?
A vision arises before me, and will not kommt mir nicht aus dem Sinn. I can open it at least since to look will
leave me at rest. Die Luft ist kiihl und es dunkelt, und harm no one.
The evening.breeze comes freshly blow- ruhig fliesst der Rhein ;
ing, Der Gipfel des Berges funkelt im Abend-
And calmly flows the Rhine ! sonnenschein. 6. lbungartan 1Rbapsoby, No. 1 (F Minor) ••. Liszt.
And on the heights, in splendour glowing, Die schonste Jungfrau sitzet dort oben This well-known Rhapsody, analogous to the improvisations of our ancient
The setting sun doth shine. wunderbar, bards, celebrates the death of some Hungarian chieftain. It opens with a solemn
Above where the sunlight streameth , Ihr goldnes Geschmeide blitzet, sie funeral dirge, listened to by the wild clans with awe and acclamation. The deeds
There sits a maiden fair, kommt ihr goldenes Haar : of the hero are sung in heroic strains, occasionally interrupted by touching personal
The gold in her raiment gleameth, Sie kommt es mit goldenem Kamme und episodes. When these imposing funeral obsequies are over, begin the wild festivities
She combeth her golden hair ; singt em Lied dabei ; which celebrate the occasion. Feasting, and dancing follow one another, and
A golden comb she plieth, Das hat eine wundersame, gewaltige develop into a riotous orgy, to which the most picturesque and characteristic national
She singetli a wondrous song, Melodei. melodies give charm and vigour.
And strangely the music sigheth
With rapture sweet and strong. Den Schiffer im kleinen Schiffe ergreift
I f ever the hapless boatman es mit wildem Weh ; The Orchestra to-day is the largest which has been employed for
Should listen and feel its might Er schaut nicht die Felsenriffe, er schaut some time past owing chiefly to the increased strength of the Strings.
He heeds not the nearing rapids nur hinauf in die Hai.
Jeh glaube, die Wellen verschlingen am The String players number over 50. It is only with the aid of the
He gazes above to the heights. steady support of the musical public and of the devotion and enthusiasm
In anger the waters engulf him Ende Schiffer und Kahn ;
And boat and boatman are gone, Und das hat mit ihrem Singen die Lorelei of the Conductor and members of the Orchestra that Concerts on the
While smiling in triumph o'er him gethan. scale of that given this afternoon are rendered possible.
The Lorelei sings on.

The FOURTH CONCERT of the Season


Town Hall, Melbourne,

3. Concertstncit for if lute aub Orchestra Hoftnan.
Andante. Allegro A itimato. Afternoon of SATURDAY, JULY 9,
(Or. Elinabio. At 3 p.m.
(This day Four Weeks).

4. Valse trtste (from " Knolema ") ••• ... J. Sibelius. I. Symphony, in A Major, No. 7 Beethoven.
This is a delightful little tone-poem, the Finnish composer has invested 2. Introduction to the Third Act Tristan & Isolde Wagner.
with all that melancholy ardour characteristic of the cold and gloomy north. This COR ANGLAIS- 33)r. 1Ruball.
quality, however, is relieved by many delicate and tender melodic graces, and ,subtle
movements of harmony. The title piece is scored only for Flute, Clarinet, two 3. Wotan's Abschied und Feuerzauber (Die Walkure) Wagner.
Horns, Timpani, and muted Strings, but makes an impression of refinement and IL.,ebwarb.
beauty which raises it to a high level. It is perhaps comparable to one of those
exquisite fancies which Chopin presents to us in his Mazurkas. 4. Overture, Fantasia, "Romeo & Juliet" Tschaikowsky.
Marshall-Hall Orchestra.
Saturday Afternoon, June 11.

Conductor : Professor G. W. L. MARSHALLHALL.

Assistant Conductor : MR. F. UIERICH.

CalOS : Ciartonets:
Mr. Dierich Mr. Tipping
„ North Mr. Hattenbach
„ Hore „ Mohr
„ Briglia
„ Bryant „ Levy*
„ Haydon „ McLeod Vassoons:
„ Hume „ Schellenberger * Mr. Briginshaw
„ Leon Lambert* Mrs.Wiche*
„ Le Plat Miss Baker
„ Macleod „ Bear
„ Parkes „ Fink*
b01:116 :
„ Schuster
Madame de Villiers Mr. Kuhr
Mrs. Brookes* „ Hingott
„ Manby 13asses: „ Lucas
Miss Archibald „ Milton
Mr. Roubaudi
„ Acfield
Baker trumpets :
„ Dodge
„ Tappe Mr. Levey
„ Thatcher „ Code
Cuddon „ Osbourne
Healy* lbarps : trombones:
Macarthur Mr. Code
Pearce Mr. Barker
„ Fletcher
Stanford „ Mossman
Walters flutes: tuba:
Whitley Mr. Rule
Mr. Amadio
„ Russell
Mr. Dawson 57Weston Pee tympani :
„ Williams Mr. Crow
Miss Baker
„ Cook Oboes : Oran Cassa, &C.:
„ Martin
„ McMahon Mr. Taylor Mr. Roper ,
„ Metters Dr. Rudall* „ Drinan
*Kindly give their services.

Chamber Music Concerts.

Under the Artistic Direction of Professor G. W. L. MARSHALL-HALL.

The First Chamber Music Concert

Will be given in the
On the Evening of FRIDAY, JUNE 17th, at 8 p.m.
(Next Friday).
The following Magnificent Programme has been prepared :—
1. Quartet in A Major ... ... ... Beethoven.
2. Four Songs of the Hills ... ... ... Landon Ronald.
3. Concerto for Flute and Pianoforte ... Mozart.
Andante. Allegro Vivace.
4. (a) Snow ... ... ... ... Sinding.
(h) L'Heure Exquise ... ... Hahn.
5. Quintet for Pianoforte and Strings ... Schumann.
Flautist—MR. AMADIO.

Season tickets admitting to reserved seats at the three Concerts may be obtained
at Allan's, price 12/-, or to holders of season tickets for the present series of
Orchestral Concerts, 10/-. Admission to single Concert, 5/- and 2/6.
The Balcony has been reserved for the benefit of present pupils of all music
teachers. Tickets at 1/6 each can be obtained only by recognised teachers on appli-
cation in writing to the Hon. Secretary not later than Wednesday, 15th June.
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