Thomas Ryan - in the beginning of the 1800's

from Recollections of an old musician, pages 44-47:

 

Before coming to Boston I had played second clarinet in the Dublin (Ireland) Philharmonic Society. In the season of 1844-45, that Society brought out the Scotch Symphony and the Midsummer Night's Dream overture, by Mendelssohn.

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We must remember that fifty years ago there were not many professional musicians of sufficient technical ability to cope with Me-delssohn’s music, which even…   more >>

cite as

Thomas Ryan, Recollections of an old musician (New York City, 1899), p. 44-47. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1449605831232 accessed: 27 October, 2021

Listeners

Thomas Ryan
Musician
1827-1903

Listening to

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A Midsummer Night's Dream
written by Felix Mendelssohn
performed by Dublin Philharmonic Society

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of the 1800's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Tue, 08 Dec 2015 20:17:12 +0000
Approved on Wed, 17 Feb 2016 17:53:08 +0000