Craven County Digital History Exhibit

A Mischianza in aid of the New Bern Grays, 1877

Title: A Mischianza in aid of the Newbern Grays

Creator: Reception Committee

Subject: Entertaining
                New Bern (N.C.)--Social life and customs

Description: Program for a dramatic and musical entertainment held 4 April 1877 for the benefit of the New Bern Grays, a local militia unit.

Date: 4 April 1877

Type: Text

Format: 2 pages

Identifier: ms-NBLA-Mischianza

Source: Donated by Reid Whitford, 1920s.

Coverage: New Bern (N.C.)

Rights: Permission to use this item must be obtained from the New Bern-Craven County Public Library, 400 Johnson Street, New Bern, NC 28560.

 

Obverse image of mischianza program, 1877.

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(Obverse)

[Penciled note:] All Dead before year 1915

Officers of Newbern Grays.

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W. WHITFORD,.....Captain,
JOHN M. ROBERTS,.....1st. Lieut.,
JAMES G. HARGETT,.....2nd. Lieut.,
GREEN BRYAN,.....3rd. Lieut.

 

Committee of Reception

Wm. H. Disosway, Chm'n
John D. Hughes.....A.W. Wood.
W.S. Baxter.....H.B. Duffy.
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"And they who for their country die, shall fill an honored grave.
For glory lights the soldier's tomb, and beauty weeps the brave."
--Drake.

A MISCHIANZA
In Aid of the
Newbern Grays.
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"Nature is made better by no mean,
But nature makes that mean; so, o'er that art
Which you say adds to nature, is an art
That nature makes. You see,
The art itself is nature."
--Winter's Tale, IV, 3.

NEWBERN THEATRE,

Wednesday Evening, April 4th, 1877,

At 8 O'clock.

 

Reverse of mischianza program, 1877

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(Reverse)

Part First.

Blue Danube--Band,.....Arr. by W.H. Neave,
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Tableau:
Amy Robsart before Queen Elizabeth.
Scene 1st.--The Appeal.
Scene 2nd.--After the Appeal.
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Eilleen Alanna,--Male--Quartette.....J.R. Thomas.
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Tableau:
The Soldier's Dream. [Penciled note: Hancy Whitford and Washington Bryan]
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Das Grab Auf Def Haide. Barytone Solo,.....W. Heiser.
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Melodramatic Charade, -- (Written for this Entertainment.)
Scene 1st.--The Harvest.
Scene 2nd.--The Prison.
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Tra-La-La-Loo,--Comic Song,.....Fred. W. Zaulig.

Part Second.

The Concert:
"Westward, Ho!"--Piano Solo.....G.B. Wilson.
When The Flowering Tide Comes In, Soprano Solo, Millard
Dear Old Comrade--Duo Militare,.....Fairlamb.
The Fishermen--Duo.....Gabusi.
The White Squall--Tenor Solo,.....Barker.
The Sol Quest' Anima--Trio,.....Verdi.
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Songs Without Words--Band. Arr. H.G. Frankinfield.
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(If ye have tears to shed, prepare to shed them now.)
Farce:
Bombastes Furioso.
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Tableau Finale:
The Daughter of the Regiment.
 

 


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Images scanned by John B. Green, III.  Text prepared by Victor T. Jones, Jr.
This page last edited on 19 Aug 09.

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