Familiar Songs - Their Authors & Histories

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in oratorios. He lost his voice, and was obliged to devote himselt entirely to instrumental music, and became teacher in musical composition and the piano, as well as a successful composer. The London A thencmm in 1834 said of Mr. Barnett's setting of an opera libretto called " The Mountain Sylph ": « We could begin at the beginning, go through to the end, praise everything more or less, and pause to give a reason for the faith that is in us; but we must content ourselves with saying that Mr. Barnett has surpassed himself in the ballads, that he has rivalled the ballet in the concerted pieces and choruses, aud that he has shown him, self to be excelled by no living English composer in instrumentation."