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Collection Title
Vocal Society (1833, 1835)
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7898.m.13. (8.)
The wordbooks for two concerts given by the Vocal Society at the King's Concert Room, Hanover Square, London on 4 March 1833 (1st season no.5) and 30 March 1835 (3rd season no.6)

These were two-part concerts of solo and ensemble vocal music. The concert in 1835 was led by Mr T. Cooke and conducted by Mr Goss and included the first performance of a 5-part madrigal by Luca Marenzio (‘Stay, limpid stream, thy winding course’) and a wind octet by Mozart.

The following vocalists are listed as having appeared in both concerts: Master Howe, Messrs Atkins, Bellamy, E. Chapman, Fitzwilliam, Goulden, Hawkins, Hobbs, Horncastle, Parry Jun., Phillips, Sale, Spencer, E. Taylor and Vaughan and Mrs George Wood. Both concerts also featured the flautist Mr Nicholson, the first as a soloist in a Fantasia and the second as the obligato player in a vocal piece.

The following vocalists are also listed: Master Hopkins, Mr Terrail, Miss Clara Novello and Miss Shirreff (4 March) and Miss Postans, Miss Woodyatt, Mrs H.R. Bishop and Madame Stockhausen (30 March).
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1833 - 1835
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council