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The Repository of arts, literature, commerce, manufactures, fashions and politics (1811) (14593707268)

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The Repository of arts, literature, commerce, manufactures, fashions and politics (1811) (14593707268)

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Identifier: repositoryofarts611acke (find matches)
Title: The Repository of arts, literature, commerce, manufactures, fashions and politics
Year: 1809 (1800s)
Authors: Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834
Subjects: Fashion Art, Decorative
Publisher: London : Published by R. Ackermann ... Sherwood & Co. and Walker & Co. ... and Simpkin & Marshall ...
Contributing Library: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation



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certainly is taken from Mozarts Magic Flute; but the variationsthemselves we cannot, as the equi-vocal nature of the title implies,ascribe to that great composer ; al-though the whole is devised and puttogether in a style of neatness andpropriety, which need not to havedeterred the author of the arrange-ment from affixing his name to hisshare of the labour. The varia-tions are extremely fluent and ele-gant : in the first we notice thepleasing connection of its passages ;the second is conspicuous for itswell arranged bass accompaniment;much spirit and precision prevailin the fourth ; and the delicacy ofexpression in the fifth challenge*
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Cmaiir ;/!//,l ).■; /,//> i s,Wnth.l>,-ll.!P/I ,,tji>!,<!r,ui,i.,,•• MERLIN S MECHANICAL CHAIR. 225 our applause. Wc observe the li-berty the author has taken with thetheme, which consists of three parts,wiiereas the variations,contain buttwo. Lovely Brunette, ah! excuseme! (Theme II.) a favouriteAir, with Variations for the Pi-ano-Forte, and Flute Accompa-niment, composedhy W. A. Mo-zart. Pr. Is. 6d.The present publication may beconsidered as a sequel to the fore-f -the variations, evidently pro-( I riom the same author, areEntitled to the same general emu-lation in point of correctnessand fluency of arrangement, delica-cy and variety of invention. Thesecond variation, with the leadingmelody in the flute part, is emi-nently attractive. In the fourthwe observe the change of time from; to -g-; and the subsequent andante,in A minor and f time, has our un-qualified approbation, both on ac-count of its high degree of chasteand feeling expression, and the ap-propriate res

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