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The Concert on Tuesday night at the United Presbyterian Church, for the benefit of the wives and children of the Richmond Volunteers, was not only a success, but a triumph. We doubt if on any occasion so much musical talent among amateur ladies and gentlemen has ever been assembled in this city; and it is gratifying to know that the noble purposes for which this notable musical exhibition was gotten up, was greeted by as select and appreciative an audience, as the most sanguine friend and co-operator could have desired. The spacious edifice was crowded, and it was one of the beautiful incidents of the evening that in response to the repeated and enthusiastic encores, that the singer — lady or gentleman as the case might be — varied the more elaborate and scientific production, by giving with much good taste and feeling some popular and chaste ballad in English. Who was not charmed with ‘" You'll remember me?"’Who will forget the naivete with which the sweet voice of that gentle girl sung ‘"Whenever you come, you'll be welcome to me."’ And ‘"Bonnie Annie Lowrie, "’ how it took us back to ‘"days of auld lang syne!"’. Rich was the treat on the whole, and crowded we predict, will be the house on Thursday night, when, with a new programme, these noble hearted ladies and gentlemen, adorning as they do in private, the higher and more polished walks of society, shall in behalf of the Maryland soldiers, give the public another treat-- blessing like the quality of mercy, both the donors and the recipients of their labors of love. The writer would not forget in this connection the exquisite performance on the Piano, and Violoncello of Professors Grabau, and Thilow. The execution of ‘"Weber's last waltz,"’ by Professor Grabalt on the piano, and Thilow on the violincello, was most beautifully and artistically rendered, and held the audience in most delightful wonder, which at the close was acknowledged by repeated rounds of applause. It is said, that to-night we may expect to be treated by the whole corps of amateurs, and professors with ‘"Le Marseilles,"’ that grand old spirit stirring battle hymn of the fair spirits, who contributed so much on Tuesday evening to our gratification, oblige their unknown friend and admirer, by giving to-night (par parenthesis) ‘"the Soldiers Tear."’
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