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STRATFORD FESTIVAL,

1830.

SCHEME

OF THE

GRAND CONCERT,

TO BE PERFORMED AT THE

SHAKSPEARE HALL,

ON

SATURDAY MORNING,

APRIL 24, 1830.

Tickets of Admission, price 58.

Doors opened at Half-past One o'clock ; Concert to

commence at Two precisely.

PRINTED BY J. SHARP, COURIER-OFFICE, LEAMINGTOY.

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CONDUCTOR,

Mr. FRED. MARSHALL,
Who will preside at the Grand Piano-Forte.

SCHEME.

PART. I. JUBILEE Ode to SHAKSPEARE ; written expressly for this Festival, by Isaac COWEN; and set to Music by CHARLES SALAMAN.

PART II. OVERTURE.-Zauberfiote

MOZART. GLEE (4 Voices).-"Swiftly from the Mountain's brow."

WEBBE. SONG.The breaking of the Day

HORN. Trio.—Piano-Forte, Violin, Violoncello.. HUMMEL, CAVATINA.—" Languir per una bella" ROSSINI. SCENA.Battle of Hohenlinden..

C. SMITH. TRAMP CHORUS.....

BISHOP. DUETT.-Crudel perche .

MOZART, OVERTURE.- Prometheus

BEETHOVEN. FINALE.—God save the King..

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IN COMMEMORATION OF THE NATAL DAY OF ENGLAND'S MOST ILLUSTRIOUS

DRAMATIC BARD;

Written expressly for the Grand Festival at Stratford-upon

Apon, 23d of April, 1830, by ISAAC COWEN.

THE MUSIC BY CHARLES SALAMAY.

RECITATIVE.-ACCOMP.

Arise from Mermaid cave,
Descend from starry sphere,

Spirits of melody! Appear! appear!
On flaming pinions borne, with heavenly sound,
Record his deathless fame on Avon's hallow'd ground.

Rise, swelling peals of sacred transport, rise,
While tuneful thunders wake the echoing skies;
Soft-breathing April, fragant incense bring,
And warble sweetly, ye young birds of Spring,

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