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wards at Brussels from M. Auguste Dupont, and later from Mr. William Bohrer. Her first important engagement was. on Jan. 11, 1879, at one of the Saturday Evening Concerts, where she played with such success that she was engaged for the remainder of the series. She was next heard at the London Ballad and Promenade Concerts. Since then she has played at all the principal London Concerts, viz. at the Philharmonic March 4, 1886; at the Crystal Palace, where she first appeared Nov. 27, 1880, in Mendelssohn's 'Serenade and Allegro giojoso,' and where she has been since heard in concertos of Mozart, Schütt, and Dupont, the two last for the first time in England; at Mr. Cowen's Concerts Nov. 27, 1880, where she played the Pianoforte Concerto of Goetz for the first time in London; at the Brinsmead Concerts Dec. 19, 1886; in the Prize Concerto of Oliver King, and at the Popular Concerts, where she first appeared Jan. 27, 1883, and has since played with success.

Since 1884 Mme. Frickenhaus has given every year, in conjunction with Mr. Joseph Ludwig, a series of chamber concerts at the Prince's Hall. They have introduced several important novelties—Dvořák's 'Bagatellen' for piano and strings, June 11, 1886; Steinbach's septet for piano, strings, and wind, June 17, 1886; a sonata for piano and violin by Oliver King; and on May 21, 1887, a work entitled 'The Strolling Musicians,' for piano duet, violin and cello, by Arnold Krug. Brahms's second piano and violin sonata (op. 100) was announced for first performance in London at one of these concerts, but it was actually played the day before at one of Mr. Hallé's recitals. The most remarkable characteristics of Mme. Frickenhaus's playing are her extraordinary perfection and ease of technique.

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FRÖHLICH. The following corrections and additions appear in the later editions: For date of birth of No. 1 read Sept. 19, 1793. For date of birth of No. 2 read August 30, 1797, and of No. 3, Dec. 12, 1803. Five lines lower, for 1825 read 1821–22. At end of paragraph add date of death, May 7, 1878. The date of birth of No. 4 should be June 10, 1800, and that of her death March 3, 1879.

FÜRSTENAU. Line 19 of article, for brother read father.

FULDA, Adam de, a Franconian Monk, born about the year 1450, is chiefly celebrated for a famous Tract on Music, written in 1490, and printed by Gerbert von Hornan, in his 'Scriptores eccles. de Mus. Sacr.' vol. ii. p. 329. In this work, Guilielmus Dufay is eulogised as the first Composer who wrote in regular form; and mention is made of the fact that he overstepped the F ut, and e e la, of Guido, by three degrees, below and above. The Dodecachordon of Glareanus contains a Motet a 4, by Adam de Fulda, of very advanced character for the period; and an 'Enchiridion,' published at Magdeburg, in 1673, contains a Motet 'Ach hülp my Leidt und senlich Klag.'

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FUMAGALLI, Adolfo, born Oct. 19, 1828, at Inzago in the province of Milan, received instruction in music and the pianoforte from Angelesi at the Conservatorio, Milan, and in 1848 made his début in that town as a pianist. He made a great success afterwards as a brilliant fantasia player at Turin, Paris, and Belgium, and in 1854 returned to Italy. He died at Florence May 3, 1856, quite suddenly, after a three days' illness, having played at a concert there on the 1st. His compositions include fantasias on 'Puritani,' 'Lucia,' and 'Norma,' capriccios and other light drawing-room pieces, among which 'Les Clochettes,' op. 21, was popular at the time. His brothers, Disma, Polibio, and Luca were also pianists: of these the best known is Luca, born May 29, 1837. In 1860 he played in Paris. In 1875 an opera of his, 'Luigi XI.,' was produced at the Pergola, Florence.

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GADE, N. W. Line 3 of article, for Oct. read Feb. To his compositions must be added the following:—An eighth symphony in B minor, op. 47; 'Novelletten' for orchestra, op. 53; two concertos for violin and orchestra; 'Psyche,' a cantata produced at the Birmingham Festival of 1882, op. 60; and a sonata for violin and piano, in B♭, op. 62.

GADSBY, Henry. Line 3 of article, omit the words at the same time with Dr. Stainer. To the list of his works add the cantata 'The Lord of the Isles,' produced at Brighton, Feb. 13, 1879; and 'Columbus,' a cantata for male voices.

GAFORI. The following is a short list of the various editions of the valuable works of this writer:—

A. 'Theoricum opus musicae discipline.' Franciscus de Dino: Naples, 1480. 4to. 115 leaves.

 Gerber and Becker quote another work, 'De Effectibus … Musicae,' as published in this year. The mistake arose from the title of the first chapter being taken as that of the whole work.

B. 'Theorica Musice.' Philippus Mantegatius: Milan, 1492. fol. 64 leaves.

 The 2nd edition of A.

C. 'Practica Musice.' Guillermus Signerre: Milan, 1496. fol. 111 leaves.

{{{1}}}Becker states that an Italian translation of this work was published by Gotardus de Ponte in 1500, but no copy is known. It is probably a mistake arising from a confusion with H, which is written in Italian.

D. 'Musice utriusque Cantus practical Angelus Britannicus: Brescia, 1497. fol. 111 leaves.

 The 2nd edition of C.