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Visit of Ir Snazslls. Mr Snazelle is announced to give an E, rotertaitiment in Andrews' Large Hall, on Monday evening next. What does the entertainment consist of ? In answer to this question we cavnot do better than refer our readers to the following paragraph extracted from the Western Mail of Tuesday, August 13th 1895:- Without doubt the most enjoyable, instructive, and amusing entertainment which has been presented to the Cardiff public for some time past is that given this week at the Panopticon by the famous reciter and vocalist, Mr G. H. Snazelle. It is not likely that an entertainment which, wherever throughout the civilised globe it has been given, has never failnAjfrn be greeted with a welcome and appreciation, riuwy excelled should prove unattractive to the Cardiff public. Mr Stoll's popular St. Miry-street house was on Monday evening filled with an audience whose enthus- iastic reception of Mr Snazelle must have rewarded that gentleman for, after a lapse of nearly seventeen years, paying a second visit to the capital of Wales. The world wide fame Mr Snazelle could, of course, be made accountable for the large house, but a name and nothing more cannot hold an audience in a state of rapt attention and delight, frequently exhibited, for two hours as Mr Snazelle was successful in doing on Monday evening. Even the most exacting pleasure seeker could not have found fault with a programme so varied, and an entertainment so admirably, in every sense, produced. Theentertaioment is divided into two parts, the first of which may be said to com- prise the instructive and serious, the second the comical and ludicrous. Included in the former some very grand views of scenes on the River Thames, shown on a screen by a magnificent instrument, are, without exaggeration, the quintessence of beauty. As they followed each other before the delighted vision it could easily be imagined that the original of the scenes depicted were before one, and rot wif-rely an imitation brought about by man's invention. Oiher pictures equally as good shown were tableux of magic statuary, sights seen by M- Snazelle himself on foreign shores, and some amusing views, entitled "Professor Liszt von Bulow Rubinstein's Pianoforte Recital." Turning to the vocal items of the pro- gramme, the tit-bit was a beaatiful rendering SnazeBe of a selection from II azaretlM" tG,)utod), i i the singing of which the artiste's ri..ft ku ikme voice was heard to great effect. Ot .er songs given and each sung to peifection, were "The Ytdrage Blacksmith" (Weiss), "The Operatic ATilli 11 (A most anausing ballad) and ,-In Sheltered Vale," the last chosen to show the woodrons compass of voice possessed by Mr Snazelle. In the role of -,t reciter Mr Snazelle took, perhaps, best, white giving his very funny yarn" How Bill Adams woa the Battla of Waterloo," but equally productive of mitt* were his recitations of "The Whistler" and '"Michael's Adven- tures at the Wars," while Longfellow's beautiful poarn, The Old Clock on the Suirs," was given with g-reat pathos and feeling. It is hardly necessary to say, in conclusion, t*at the productions are those which anybody coull deiive pressure and profit from witnessill" and by which the most modest of the modest could not be shocked.' The entertainment on Monday evening. >?jll be under the direc' pakoaage of Lord and L .dy WHidsor, who took the chair for this very programme at tie the Birmingham Institute in 1883.