Thomas Ryan - the 1840's

from Recollections of an old musician, pages 59-62:


Carl Bergmann succeeded Lenschow as conductor [of the Germania Musical Society]. He was a talented composer, and was distinctly a man of great attainments in every line of the art of music. Like Mr. Lenschow, he was a wonderful arranger of musical compositions calculated to win popularity,—an essential thing for all artists who have to work for their bread and butter, among which was a potpourri called Up Broadway that became a great favorite. It was supposed to be a graphic tone-picture …   more >>

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Thomas Ryan, Recollections of an old musician (New York City, 1899), p. 59-62. accessed: 23 June, 2024


Thomas Ryan

Listening to

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Up Broadway
written by Carl Bergmann
performed by Germania Musical Society

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1840's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Tue, 15 Dec 2015 16:09:23 +0000
Approved on Thu, 18 Feb 2016 14:42:28 +0000