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Celestial Harmony! Raise the full choral lay Seraphic choir And to your mellow notes altune to lyre..Celestial Love! Hail heav'n-born passion! Hail celestial love, Which forms the union of the blest above. Bellamy.
Celestial Harmony! Raise the full choral lay Seraphic choir And to your mellow notes altune to lyre..Celestial Love! Hail heav'n-born passion! Hail celestial love, Which forms the union of the blest above. Bellamy.
T. Cheesman del.t et sculp.t
P. Sintzenich Excud.t 5, Charles Street, Midd.x Hosptial. London: Published June 12, 1799, by P. Sintzenich No.5 Charles Street Middlesex Hospital.
Stipple. Plate 114 x 228mm (4½ x 9"), large margins.
Two oval frames on one plate, to the left: cherubs playing music on a cloud, one to the left reading a score with one to the right playing a lyre, other cherubs sit around the cloud listening. To the right: a unwinged cherubim down one knee proposing to a winged cherub.
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The Elements of Singing. Do. [&] Re. [&] Fa. [&] Sol [&] La.
The Elements of Singing. Do. [&] Re. [&] Fa. [&] Sol [&] La.
Drawn by T. Cheesman. Engraved by H.Minari.
[London, 1817.]
Five (of six) stipple engravings with engraved text or music on verso. Each c. 230 x 310mm, 9 x 12¼". Some toning, one with short tear entering plate.
A series of women's heads to illustrate how to sing. Published in Gesualdo Lanza's 'The Elements of Singing familiarly exemplified', regarded as as one the best works on the art of singing. Lanza (17791859) was a Neapolitan singing-master, whose pupils included the actress Anna Maria Tree.
Ex: the Norman Blackburn collection.
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