An interesting sammelband of 19th-century vocal music, including art song, arias, popular songs, and sacred songs in parts. Highlights include: Arthur Sullivan's Birds in the Night: A Lullaby (Published as one of the "Songs of Miss Annie Louise Cary," Boston: Oliver Ditson & Co [ca. 1868]; 7 pp.); Louis Moreau Gottschalk's Slumber on Baby dear: A Mother's Cradle Song (La Ninnarella) (New York: William Hall & Son, [ca. 1871]; 9 pp.); Schumann's Der Herrlichste (Published as no. 15 of "Thirty Songs by Rob. Schumann", London: Ewer & Co, [ca. 1870]; 9 pp.); Schubert's songs Der Musensohn, Auf dem See and Geistesgruss to texts by Goethe (Wien: C. A. Spina, [1854?]; 15 pp,); the aria Ah! non credea mirarti from Bellini's La sonnambula (Paris: Mme. V. Launer, [184-?]; 9 pp); and two unusual Italian versions of arias from Weber's Der Freischütz: the aria La Nonna mia sogno una sera (Einst träumte meiner sel'gen Base) (Paris: Maurice Schlesinger, [1821–1846]; 105–111 pp.); and the duet Qui furbone! qui vuoi starei (Schelm! halt fest! ich will dich's lehren!) (Paris: Maurice Schlesinger, [182-]; 49–55 pp.). Hardcover, half leather binding with ownership label of Helen M. Lough to the front board. Spine and edges rubbed; some internal toning and foxing; binding tight and overall in very good condition. 10.5 x 14 inches.
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