Musical Reminiscences of the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe

by Richard Edgcumbe

Publisher: Da Capo Press

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    SeriesDa Capo Press music reprint series
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
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    Open LibraryOL10325195M
    ISBN 100306700085
    ISBN 109780306700088
    OCLC/WorldCa585087

  Robert Charles Edgcumbe, 8th Earl of Mount Edgcumbe (born 1 June ) is the eighth Earl of Mount Edgcumbe in south-east Cornwall, United Kingdom. He is the son of George Aubrey Valletort Edgcumbe and Meta : Ronald Cohn Jesse Russell. Musical reminiscences, containing an account of the Italian opera in England from Pietà se irato sei. preghiera con cora della Betulia liberata: Prologue, written by the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, and spoken by him at the opening of the theatre, Strawberry-Hill, Nov. , Since it has been the home of the Earls of Mount Edgcumbe. Their lineage there can be traced back to Sir Richard Edgcumbe who built the house between and His grandfather, the first Sir Richard Edgcumbe was knighted at the Battle of Bosworth in , when the family lived at Cotehele in Cornwall. They moved there in Mount-Edgcumbe, Richard, Second Earl ofMount-Edgcumbe, Richard, Second Earl of, English nobleman and amateur musician; b. Plymouth, Sept. 13, ; d. Richmond, Surrey, Sept. 26, He was the (anonymous) author of the book Musical Reminiscences, containing an Account of the Italian Opera in England from (; 4th ed., ). He also wrote an opera, Zenobia (in Italian), which .

Biography and Notes. Richard (frequently known as Dick) was born on 12th August , the elder son of the Hon. George Edgcumbe of Edgbarrow Manor, Crowthorne, Berkshire and his wife, Fanny Lucy Shelley, daughter of Sir John Shelley 6th Bt. Richard was the grandson of the 2nd Earl of Mount Edgcumbe and at the age of 29 he married Mary Louisa Monck. Acquired through the Lucie King Harris Books for Music Fund. Music Library Locked Stacks ~ PRINTED BOOKS ~ Mount Edgcumbe, Richard Edgcumbe, Earl of, Musical reminiscences of an old amateur, chiefly respecting the Italian opera in England for fifty years, from to London: W. Clarke, New Bond Street,   The sitter was the son of George Edgcumbe, 1st Earl of Mount Edgcumbe and Emma, daughter of John Gilbert, Archbishop of York. He was a member of the Society of Antiquaries and a keen actor. By the time this miniature was painted Edgcumbe’s opera, Zenobia, had been produced at the King’s Theatre, London ().   Local historian Brian Rayden has spent a lot of time researching Mount Edgcumbe and the surrounding areas. Even he wasn't able to offer too much but I greatly appreciate his time.

  On the death of Greatorex on 18 July , Turle was appointed organist and master of the choristers, an office which he held for a period of fifty-one years. Turle played at several of the great musical festivals, e.g. Birmingham and Norwich, under Mendelssohn and Spohr, but all his interests were centred in Westminster Abbey. [Mount Edgcumbe, Lord R: "Musical Reminiscences of the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe" (London, ; repr. Da Capo, New York, ), pp ] By this time, Guadagni had become fond of singing "Orfeo" behind the scenes, with the action represented by puppets. This is a list of people who have served as Vice-Admiral of vice-admiralty jurisdiction was divided into North and South Cornwall between and , with a separate vice-admiral for each; in addition, two members of the Godolphin family were vice-admirals of the Isles of Scilly between and The Vice-Admiral of Cornwall is an office of the Duchy of Cornwall, and is.

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Musical Reminiscences, Chiefly Respecting The Italian Opera In England: From The Year To The Present Time () Paperback – Septem by Richard Edgcumbe Mount Edgcumbe (Author)Author: Richard Edgcumbe Mount Edgcumbe. Musical reminiscences, containing an account of the Italian opera in England from by Mount Edgcumbe, Richard Edgcumbe, Earl of, Pages: Richard Edgcumbe, Earl of Mount Edgcumbe.

Musical Reminiscences of the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, Containing an Account of the Italian Opera in England from to New York, Da Capo Press, [Reprint of the Andrews & Wall Edition]. Ray Heigemeir Richard Edgcumbe, 2nd earl of Mount Edgcumbe () Musical reminiscences of an old amateur, chiefly respecting the Italian opera in England for fifty years, from to The second edition / continued to the present time.

Edgcumbe, Mount Richard, Musical Musical Reminiscences of the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe book of the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe: Containing an Account of the Italian Opera in England from to London Müller, Ulrich Wapnewski, Peter John Deathridge, Wagner Handbook Cambridge, Cited by: 8.

Musical reminiscences of an old amateur: chiefly respecting the Italian opera in England for fifty years, from to Author: Richard Edgcumbe Mount Edgcumbe, Earl of. It may be noted that Lord Mount-Edgcumbe, in his 'Musical Reminiscences' (published in ), refers more than once to the same thing.

In speaking of the famous male soprano, Pacchierotti, who made his début in London inthe following passage occurs:—. He wrote Musical Reminiscences of the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe () about Italian operas in England and an opera, Zenobia (). Richard and Sophia had a keen interest in gardening and they developed the Italian () and French () gardens at Mount Edgcumbe.

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Suffolk Files 1.' *The fortune of the Mount Edgcumbe family, a junior branch from the original stock and now represented by the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, was established by Sir Richard or as the name was tlien spelled Edgecombe or Eggesrome.

He represented Tavistock in. Emma Cust, Countess Brownlow, (28 July – 28 January ), formerly Lady Emma Sophia Edgcumbe, was the third wife of John Cust, 1st Earl Brownlow. The couple had no children, although the earl had children from his two previous marriages. Visits to London. Pacchierotti also visited London on several occasions between and There he was universally adored, perhaps even more by real opera cognoscenti than by the public in general.

One of the former, Lord Mount Edgcumbe, left a detailed description of the singer's many merits: Pacchierotti's voice was an extensive soprano, full and sweet in the highest degree: his powers. Musical reminiscences, containing an account of the Italian opera in England from By Earl of Richard Edgcumbe Mount Edgcumbe.

Abstract. 4th ed., continued to the present time, and including the festival in Westminster Abbey. By the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe. Musical reminiscences, containing an account of the Italian opera in England, from / by the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe Mount Edgcumbe, Richard Edgcumbe, Earl of, [ Book: ] View online At 2 libraries.

Inhe wrote Musical Reminiscences of the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe. Inhe married Lady Sophia Hobart, daughter of the 2nd Earl of Buckinghamshire, with whom he had five children. When he died in Septemberhe was buried at his own request in Richmond, where he spend much of his time, rather than at Mount Edgcumbe.

Gaetano Guadagni (16 February – 11 November ) was an Italian mezzo-soprano castrato singer, most famous for singing the role of Orpheus at the premiere of Gluck 's. Suffolk Files*The fortune of the Mount Edgcumbe family, a junior branch from the original sto k, and now represented by the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, was established by Sir Richard Edg umbe or as the name was then spelled Edgecombe or Eggescome.

He represented Tavistock in. The GWR Class Earl of Mount Edgcumbe is a steam locomotive of the GWR 'Castle' Class, built in March It was originally named Barbury Castle, and was renamed Earl of Mount Edgcumbe in September (the name coming from the GWR Dukedog Class no /).

It had a double chimney and 4 row superheater fitted in October Builder: GWR Swindon Works. Musical reminiscences, containing an account of the Italian opera in England, from b.

13 Sept. o.s. of George Edgcumbe †, 1st Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, by Emma, da. of Most Rev. John Gilbert, on which he wrote Reminiscences,4 though an unfriendly journalist called him ‘a mere fribble, Musical Reminiscences of an old Amateur: chiefly respecting the Italian Opera in England (, 4th edn.

Musical reminiscences containing an account of the Italian opera in England, from   EDGCUMBE, RICHARD, second Earl of Mount-Edgcumbe (–), only child of George, the first earl [q.

v.], was born on 13 Sept. He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford, of which university he was created a D.C.L. in Lady Emma Sophia Edgcumbe, Countess Brownlow (), eldest daughter of Richard Edgcumbe, 2nd Earl of Mount Edgcumbe () and Lady Sophia Hobart (), third daughter of John Hobart, 2nd Earl of Buckinghamshire (); married inas his third wife, John Cust, 1st Earl Brownlow (), but bore him no children.

Mount Edgcumbe, Richard Edgcumbe, Earl of, Musical reminiscences, chiefly respecting the Italian opera in England from the year to the present time.

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Writer on opera Richard Edgcumbe, 2nd Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, was an English nobleman, styled Lord Edgcumbe from to and Viscount Valletort from until his accession to the earldom in He was the author of Musical Reminiscences of the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, which comprised a list of all the operas he heard from to Earl of Mount Edgcumbe is a title in the Peerage of Great Britain.

It was created in for George Edgcumbe, 3rd Baron Edgcumbe. This branch of the Edgcumbe family descends from Sir Piers Edgcumbe of Cotehele in Cornwall (descended from the younger son of Richard Edgcumbe First holder: George Edgcumbe, 1st Earl.

Richard Edgcumbe is an author. born in ( years ago) died in (78 years ago) written works: "Musical Reminiscences of the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe", "Byron: the Last Phase", "The Diary of Frances Lady Shelley " Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Richard Edgcumbe.

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Valletort from 31 Aug. ; suc. fa. as 2nd Earl of Mount Edgcumbe 4 Feb. Offices Held. Biography. Edgcumbe was returned for Fowey on the family interest as a Government supporter; voted, however, against Richmond’s fortifications plan. Short Lectures on the First Chapter of Genesis: With Supplement for School Children [Earl of Mount Edgcumbe] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Earl of Mount Edgcumbe.