Bound volume containing French songs with guitar accompaniments, all published in Paris, France, unless otherwise indicated. Manuscript inscription inside flyleaf in two hands: 'Sophia Bosanquet to [her youngest niece] Lucy E Broadwood, August 1877'. Several of the printed songs have lithographed pictorial title pages. There are pencilled manuscript annotations on some of the songs indicating their nature, eg: 'assez jolie', 'assez bien'.

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 176 6192/2/20
  • Dates of Creation
      c.1810 - 1840
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 volume

Scope and Content

Contains the following items:

Petit Blanc, chanson Creole, words by M Boucher de Perthes, music by Auguste Panseron [1796-1859] (Pacini);

La Lanterne Magique, words by A Naudet, music by Antoine Romagnesi [1781-1850] (Romagnesi);

Et cependant il n'en est rien, words by Charles Catelin, music by Felix Blangini [1781-1841]

Quand je te vis pour la prémière fois, music by Felix Blangini (Meissonier);

Je revenais de mon village, music by Romagnesi (H Messemaeckers, Brussels);

L'amour a passé par la, words by A Naudet, music by A Romagnesi (Romagnesi);

Si vous étiez ma soeur, words by Poisson, music by A Romagnesi (Romagnesi);

Je ne sais qu'aimer, words by Alphonse, music by Volpato (Petit);

Repété le moi, music by Felix Blangini (Meissonier);

Avis au beau sexe, words by Alexandre Marie, music by Rigot (Pacini);

L'Heureux Perroquet, words by Ernest Dunant, music by Edouard Brugiere [1793-1863] (Brugiere);

Le commencement et la fin, words by A Naudet, music by A Romagnesi (Romagnesi);

Peu connu point troublée, music by Felix Blangini (Meissonier);

Le Secret, words by Mme Marceline Debordes Valmore [1786-1859], music by Edouard Brugiere (Petit);

La Bateliere, words by A Jadin, music by L Jadin (Meissonier);

Balade from La Dame Blanche, words by Scribe, music by Boiledieu (Janet & Cotelle) [Francois-Adrien Boiledieu [alias Boieldieu] (1775-1834) composer of La Dame Blanche, first performed in 1825.];

Je n'aime point, words by Sazerac, music by Blangini (Meissonier);

Bien malin qui m'attrapera, words by V de B, music by Panseron (Pacini);

La bergère chatelaine, words by Planard, music by DFE Auber [Daniel François Esprit Auber (1782-1871)] (Mlles Erard);

Des jours si longs de mon absence, music by Blangini (Meissonier);

Et pourtant je l'aime toujours, words by A Jadin, music by L Jadin (Meissonier);

Bien fin sera qui m'attrapera, music by Pillore (Meissonier);

Pierre ou le rève d'un jeune soldat, words by MF de Courcy, music by Charles Plantade (Frere);

Reste en ces lieux! words by Hortensius de St A***, music by Fabry Garat (Meissonier);

Air Ecossais from La Dame Blanche, by Volpato (Pacini);

Themire Infidelle, music by Blangini (Meissonier);

Vous ne m'aimez pas, words by Charles Catelin, music by Blangini (Meissonier);

Il n'est plus tems, words by Naudet, music by Romagnesi (H Messemaeckers, Brussels);

La Walse (H Messemaeckers, Brussels)