Miss Murie has Returned from Three Years of Studying in London, and is Open to Engagements and to Receiving Pupils, October 1854

An advertisement on the front page of The Glasgow Herald, on Friday the 13th of October, 1854, reads:


“MISS MURIE begs most respectfully to announce her return from completing

a course of three years’ study at the Royal Academy of Music, London, under

the celebrated Signor Crivelli, in the proper management and cultivation of the

Voice, and Italian and English method of vocalisation.

She is therefore now open to Professional Engagements, and will also receive

Pupils at Mrs. Aitchison’s Seminary, 61 Mains Street, Blythswood Terrace, or at

their own residences; and for the convenience of pupils residing in Partick, she

will give lessons there in Piano-Forte and Singing on Tuesdays and Fridays, from

Twelve till Four, at Mr. Mitchell’s Western Academy.

Terms may be known on application at Mr. Mitchell’s, Mrs. Aitchison’s, or Mr. De

Monti, Music Seller, Buchanan Street,”


Domenico Crivelli (1793/96-1856) became the principal professor of singing at the Royal Academy of Music at its foundation in the early 1820s, and continued there until his death.