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The Theatre of Shelley

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Jacqueline Mulhallen

Appendix II: The Programme of Songs with the Performance of Douglas

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1As Douglas was a special benefit night ’Under the Patronage of his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, for the Benefit of the Fund of the Relief of Aged and Inform Actors, and the Widows and Children of Actors dcd.’ there were songs between the acts sung by the great singers of the day, which, according to The Times, Wednesday 2 May 1810, were:

’Says a Smile to a Tear’ sung by John Braham ’accompanied by himself on the pianoforte’
’O Quanto L’Anima’ sung by Angelica Catalani
The Song of ’Victory’ from The Travellers sung by John Braham probably ’The Glad Trumpet Sounds a Victory’ from The Travellers by Mr Cherry and Domenico Corri
Mozart’s Celebrated Air ’O Dolce Concento with Variations’ sung by Angelica Catalani
’And By Particular Desire’ The Comic Song of ’Sly Renard’ by Mr. Munden
The Bay of Biscay-O from Spanish Dollars, or the Priest of the Parish by Andrew Cherry, music by John Davy, sung by Charles Incledon

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