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Review of New French Music. with an accompaniment for the violin, ad Citizen Langl. ought, perhaps, to be libitum, by D. Steibelt; three progreslive encouraged the more, since the maitrijes Duetts for two Violins, by B. Viguerie ; des cathédrales being suppressed, it becomes Three concerto Duetts for two Violins, necessary that the learned in the art should by Tironne; New Anacreontic Pastimes, redouble their efforts to preserve in the with an accompaniment for the guittar, republic a due taste for harmonic theory, by Guichard; Memoirs, or Essays on and the means of bringing it to perMusic, by Grttry. This latter work, fection, which is comprized in three volumes, re- The Lyrical Gleaner, (for the harp), flects the highest credit on the well-known arranged by Petrini; New Journal of Meprofessional talents of Citizen Gretry: lody, selected from Gluck, Sacchini, PiLike the jugly celebrated Pergoleze, and cini, Sarti, Mozart, Paisello, Gretry, and our own inimitable Arne, he in his com- other celebrated authors, arranged with positions at once delights, and succeeds, in an accompaniment for the piano-forte, painting the pasions; and, like those extracted from the original scores. A great masters, deduces his melodies from third Collection of Airs and Pieces, conthe feelings of the heart. Many of his taining the Chacoone in Orphens, and productions have contributed to prove to that in the Union of Love and the Arts, Italy, Germany, and England, that by with an accompaniment for a violin, by adopting the language of nature, the artist Petrini; Leaves of Terntichore, confiiting becomes intelligible and impressive to all of overtures and airs, with an accommankind. Except a treatise by the pro- paniment for the harp; Journal for the found Rameau, and a few trivial attempts Harp, in twenty numbers; Airs, by by other authors, no didactic work had, Boieldieu; Concerto for the Violin, by till now, iffued from the pen of a French Blasius ; Three Sonatas for the Pianomusician, But since in the practical de- forte, with an accompaniment for a viopartment of the arts there are certain fe- lin, ad libitum, hy Carbonel; Alonzo and crets which cannot be revealed but by Imogine, a tragical romance taken from the professor, and the knowledge of which the Monk, composed by Beurverlet; is of ihe highest importance to the stu- first Collection of Romances, with an acdent, the present work of Gretry is par- companiment for the piano-forte, by Leticularly useful and seasonable: and, most moyne, jun.; the Persian Slave, by Dahappily for the author, his own compofi- leyrac, arranged for the piano-forte by tions form examples to his just and ex- Viguerie ; Collection of Romances, ar

ranged by Nadermann; Three Grand The Vocal Journal, with an accom- Sonatas, with the charge of cavalry, for paniment for the harp or pianoforte, by the piano-forte, by Ladorner ; Concerto Pleyel; the Lyre of Orpheus, being a col for the Violin, composed and dedicated to lection of romances and opera airs, by Citizen d'Hautefort, hy Grasset; Three the brothers Gav?aux. The Lyre of concerto Duetts for two Violins, by TiOrpheus, the first year's numbers of which röne; Three progressive dialogue Duetts have been well received by the public, for two Clarinets, by Viguerie; Three continues with the same success, and ex- concerto Quartetts for a Flute, Violin, hibits the taste of its conductors to great Tenor and Bass, by Devienne; Romance advantage.

of Henry the IVth, by Berton; Three The Amorous Warrior's Shield, by Quartetts for a Horn, Violin, Tenor and Charpentier ; a Treatise on the Baís as Bais; Airs, with an accompaniment for applied to Melody, with rules for com- the piano-forte, by Viguerie ; Exercises, pulition, by H. E. Langle. This work, intermixed with airs, for practitioners on the first which has been written in France the guittar ; Romances, Songs, Rounds, on this interesting part of composition, and Duetts, by Martial, with a pastoral poffefses all that truth, depth, and per- Romance, imitated from Estelle and Flospicuity, which might be expected from rian, by Bruguiere, the medodies and acthe ingenuity and professional erudition companiments by P. Porro; Six Rounds of its author. The undertaking was pre- fet to music, with an accompaniment for ceded by his Treatise on Harmony, which a guittar, flute, or violin, by Porro; Colthe Germais, such excellent judges on leštion of Waltzs and Ailmands, arranged tiat fuajél, immediately translated. for two Autes, by I. Claveau, senior; This learned and efteeined composer, who Three concerto Duetts for two Flutes, unites in a high degree the theory and with variations by Wianiski; Three fapractice of music, announces in his pre- miliar Duetts for two Flutes, by Walter; ce the speedy appearance of other works. Three Duetts for two Violins, by Batu;

cellent precepts;

Six Duetts for two Violins, composed for tries, even of the politest quarter of the the use of young practitioners, by Lo- globe, produce in an eminent degree that renzili; Collection of Airs, taken from peculiar genius which is indispensible to comic operas, arranged as duetts for two the attainment of its excellencies. It is clarinets, by Gasseau; Three Solos for a true, that except the works of Gretry and Vielin, with a bass accompaniment, by Langlé, we have not had to notice any Walter ; Three Duetts for two Violins, production of magnitude, or of a very by Walter; Three familiar Duetts for novel cast; but if the preceding catalogue two Violins, by Walter ; Six Rounds, be contrasted with the music which forwith an accompaniment for a piano-forte merly inundated Paris, we fhall be struck or harp, by Porro.

with the advancement which this captiThe remaining articles, with further vating art appears to have lately made in remarks on the progress of French music, France. And if we' contemplate that we shall present to our readers in the fuc- general spirit of scientific research and ceeding number of our Magazine. In the love of refined accomplishment, which mean time, it will be obvious to every feeins at present to pervade the republic, observer with how much ardour the citi- we shall naturally be led to expect the zens of France cultivate a science whose most sublime specimens of theory and geattractions extort the admiration of all nius in this delightful occupation of the nations, though but a few of the coun- muses.

From the zoth of December, 1798, to the 20th of January, 1799.

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Small Pox
Peripneumonia Notha
Acute Rheumatism

Cough and Dyspnea
Phthifis Pulmonali;
Dropsy of the Ovarium
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The great severity of cold which has been lately felt has been productive of different diseases, particularly those which

have their seat in the lungs or chest. 4

Cough, dyspnoa, hoarsenets, catarrh, ż peripneumony, are the diseases which 3 have chiefly prevailed. The great fatality of the small

pox 4 been the subject of remark for some time. 5 The general bill of mortality states the 3 number who have died of this disease

within the last year at 2237, which, as 6

may be seen by comparing the two bills ş inserted below, is four times the number

of those who died in 1797. . From a re

gifter which we have kept of the deaths in 3

every month, it appears that the morta2 lity by this disease in the months of Octoi ber, November, and December has been 3 in the proportion of more than ten to one







0799.) General Bill of Mortality for 1798. of that which occurred in some of the ear- their own habitations, of whom only lier months of the year.

three died in the course of the year. At the hospital for innoculation 575 The number of patients in the natural persons were received into the house and small pox received into the hospital was went through the disease without the loss 255; to many of these the disease proved of a single patient: belïdes

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1117 Lethargy Ague

8 Livergrown

Apoplexy and Suddenly
Asthma and Phthifick


Measles Bedridden

Miscarriage Bleeding

Mortification Bursten and Rupturę

18 Palpitation of the Heart Cancer

71 Pally Childbed

144 Pleurisy Colds

4 Quinly Colick, Gripes, and Twisting of the

Rheumatism Guts


Rickets Consumption

4533 Scurvy Convulsions

3663 Small Pox Cough, and Hooping Cough

Sore Throat Croup


Sores and Ulcers Diabetes

Spasm Dropsy

784 St. Anthony's Fire

4 Stoppage in the Stomach Fevers of all kinds Fiftula


Thrush Flux

Worms French Pox


Violent Deaths, Casualties, &c.


9497 Gravel, Stone, and Strangury



8430 Grief



8964 Headmouldshot, Horse-shoe-head, and

Females 9191 Water in the Head


Died under Two Years of age Jaundice

Between 80 and 100 Jaw Locked

Upwards of 100

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In January 1799.

naces the French generals replied, “ that WE E noticed in our last the declara- they placed the tick, and other French

tion of war by the French Re. men who remained at Rome to take care public against the kings of Naples and of them, under the guardianship of all Sardinia. Previous to this event, Ge- the Neapolitan soldiers; and if a hair of neral Mack having entered Rome, felt their heads should be hurt, it should be a bimself naturally elated, and desirous of signal for the death of all the Neapolitan continuing his conquest without resist- officers who had fallen into their hands.” ance; he therefore directed letters to be The French left some forces in Fort St. written to the French generals, in which Angelo, with an assurance of a speedy he fulminated forth the most violent me- return, and foon after answered the threats

For every single shot fired at his of General Mack by defeating a part of troops, he threatened to give up one of his army at Civita Castellana. Two of the French in the hospitals to the just in- 'the French soldiers were found shot with dignation of the people. To thele meTo thele me- their hands bound, as well as the edile



and adjutant of the commune of Pedra, pedition.--By accounts from Alexandria, who had refuled to itrike the tri-coloured dated the 8th of September, it appears Roman flag.

that the fortifications of that city had The firit victory of the French was soon been constructed with so much activity as followed by others of a more important to put it out of danger from any attack nature. Eighty thousand of the Neapoli- by land or sea. Fifty 24-pounders, with tan troops had inundated the Roman ter- seven or eight furnaces for heating redritory, and attacked the French army hot shot, and more than twenty mortars, without any declaration of war: the latter defend the different branches of the Port; were, therefore, as we have seen, com- and the magazines were fufficiently stored pelled to quit the city of Rome; but with provisions to serve the army for more seventeen days had scarcely elapsed before than a year. they re-entered that celebrated city in The general, on the 15th of September, triumph. The French defeated the Nea- ordered that the members of the divan, politans again at Porto Ferro, Otricolli, and the agas, whom he had placed over Calvi, Civita del Irono, Storta, and se- several provinces, should each have a faveral other places, and took twelve thou- lary of 1200 francs per annum, and the fand prisoners, ninety-nine pieces of interpreter and secretary each 80 livres cannon, twenty-one standards and flags, per month. A board of health was orthree thousand horses and mules, and the dered to be established at Cairo, which baggage and chests of the flying enemy. jould correspond directly with the com

The Neapolitan army was thus completely mandant of the garrison. By an order, routed, and the king and the celebrated dated the 4th of October, ten companies General Mack*, the French accounts of the national guards were to be created ftate, were the first io fly. Such were the at Cairo: these companies were to be effects of 21 days campaign!

formed of all the clerks and other indi. The king of Sardinia was fo depressed viduals employed by the army, and in with the open declaration of war which general of all Europeans residing at Cairo, the French Republic, had made againit who were required to cause their names him, and the defeat of the king of Naples, to be registered within forty-eight hours that the act of his formal renunciation of from the publication of this order, at the his regal authority in Piedmont, and the house of the commandant of the quarter furrender of his poffeffions in that coun- of the city in which they resided. try to the French Republic, was pub- The council of war assembled by Gelished in the general orders of the army neral Vial on the 28th of September, senof Italy. The French generals imme- tenced to the punishment of death a perdiately made a formal entry into Turin fon named Jonker, an agent of the Maineand other strong places, and took poffef- lukes: this man had been accused and tion of then, with their cannon and stores, convicted of exciting the insurgents in in the name of the French Republic. It the revolt of the 29th and 30th Fructidor was hipulated in the act of renunciation, against the French, and putting himself that his Sardinian majelty should retire to

at their head with a tambourine of the bis illand of Sardinia.

country. Accounts, apparently authentic, have The bakers in the French army have lately been published in France, which been ordered by the commander to instruct turnish a more complete idea of the fitu. the natives of Egypt in the art of mak, ation and conduct of General Buonaparte ing bread. in Egypt than any which have yet ap

On the 15th of O&tober, General Buopeared. The orders of the general, and naparte illued orders to the administratorthe principal events which take place in general of the finances, and the intendantIgypt, are published at Grand Cairo by general, to make out a list of the sums Tallien, in French and Arabic, in a paper which each village ought to pay as terricalled Courier de l'Egypte, which may at

torial impositions ; and that the money. forne future period ailist European hif- fhould be paid into the hands of the pertorians in handing down to posterity a

fons employed by the payunaiter-general, precise account of this extraordinary ex- within twenty-four hours after it ihall be

received by the collectors. Whenever it * In the extraordinaries of the army for 1795 might be rooflary to make the traops is the following item----6 Expences for Gene- march, they were to be allowed, as a ral Mack and luite at Lothian's Eotel 1201.” gratification, double pay, which was to He came to England to concert a plán wirkt be raised by an extraordinary levy on the Twitters for the defence of Holland.

villages 12 arrear.





State of Public Affairs.

71 By the fame intelligence it appears, that only government we have still to combat, the Arabs of Darne inhabiting the village privateers may be employed to advanof Sombat, in the province of Garbia, tage.” He concluded a violent harangue who assassinated a detachment of French by moving, “ that English merchandize soldiers, had been attacked by a body of taken on board prizes thould be allowed troops under General Dugua, when more to be fold, under the condition of their than 50 of them were killed, a great being lamped. That the owners of number of them drowned, and the village privateers should have a bonus proporburnt.

tioned to the number of privateers they So late as the 6th of October, the di- equip, and the number of their crews, vision of General Deflaix gained a new who shall not confult of persons enrolled victory over the Mamelukes; he fubdued for the army or navy.” This motion was a great part of Upper Egypt, and took referred to a special coinmrtve. fixty vessels laden with provilions and other, property belonging to the Mamelukes. The deputies of the empire at Rastadt, Mourad Bey had retired to the moun- on the rith of December, invited the tains on the skirts of the defart, where it General Randon to inform the minister was supposed he would not be allowed to for foreign affairs in the most speedy remain. The assembly of deputies of the

6 that the ultimatum remitted Egyptian provinces, which was fum- by the French legation on the 5th of Demoned to meet on the first of O&tober, cember, was accepted on the oth by the held its first fitting on the 7th: Citizens deputation of the empire; and that the Monge and Bertholet attended this ala concluium, to which the imperial comfembly as French deputies: the elegance mislion adheruel, had been officially tranfof the Mussulman habit, the gravity of mitted to the French ministers.” On the the deputies, and the number of their do. Joth, the deputation of the empire premeitics, are said to contribute to give an fented a note to the Imperial plenipotenair of great dignity to this meeting. tiary, stating that the French minifters

On the 22d of September, the French having demanded a categyrical anfiver to army celebrated, with great ponip and their ultimatum contained in several notes, ceremony, at Cairo, the festival of the the deputation agrees to the conditions foundation of the French Republic. After there in proposed. Articles requiring eluthe usual parade on such occafions, all the cidation, to be regulated in drawing up generals, the members of the administra- the treaty. On the same day the French tion, the chiefs of the Arabs, the men minister notified that the war in Italy of letters, the members of the divan of should have no iüfluence on the negothe province as well as of Cairo, the ciations. agas and Turkish commanders, were in- This intelligence excited the warmet vited to dine with the commander in hopes in the friends of humanity, that chief. A table of 150 covers was pre- peace between Germany and France was pared in the house which General Buona- not far diftant. Some subsequent ac · parte inhabited : “ the French colours, counts, however, seem to notify that fura say these accounts, were united with ther impediments, in the way of that dethe Turkish ; the Cap of Liberty with firable event, have lately arisen, among the Crescent; and the Rights of Man others, the difficulties of arranging the with the Alcoran. The French gaiety fecularizations and indemnities : lo was moderated by the Turkish gravity: that the main question remains still in The Muffulmans were left to eat and fuípense. drink freely as they pleased, and were said to have appeared highly pleascú with The lait intelligence from America the attention which was paid to them. suggests a hope that the yellow fever had After dinner, foot and horse-races began conhderably abated in the cities of New for the entertainment of the populace. York and Philadelphia, though a disease The whole concluded with magnificent somewhat similar_liad appeared at New fire-works; and a great number of 'urkish Milford, Royal Towns, and Windsor in ladies filled the houses to observe these un- Vermont, &c. No less than 3446 perusual spectacles.

fons are said to have perished by the yelIn the Council of Five Hundred, Bail- low fever in Philadelphia alone; to whom, ieul, on the 3d of January, called the at- if those citizens were added who died in tention of the members to the fubject of the country, the total loss of that city the privateers-- Beiore a gen:sal at- might be stated at 5000 inhabitants. ik," said he, “ can be made upon the Di. Logan, the envoy of the French



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