Dr William Spark - in the middle of 1870

from Musical Reminiscences Past and Present, page 4:

By [Wieprecht's] invitation I attended a performance by three of the best infantry bands in Berlin, each numbering about fifty or sixty performers. As at the military concert in Hamburg, they played with thrilling effect a programme of about twenty pieces separately and unitedly. In the music for the combined bands there was not that replication of parts so common in similar …   more >>

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Dr William Spark, Musical Reminiscences Past and Present (1892), p. 4. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1449837939138 accessed: 20 June, 2024


Dr William Spark
Composer, Organist, Teacher

Listening to

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military band performed by unknown military bands
Battle of Leipzig performed by unknown military bands

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of 1870
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Fri, 11 Dec 2015 12:45:39 +0000
Approved on Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:13:51 +0100