Thomas Ryan in New England - in the middle of the 1800's

from Recollections of an old musician, page 99:


While on the subject of musical conventions and New England singers, I wish to interject a remark,—not as a compliment on the one’ hand, nor as a defamation on the other,— namely: in the conventions it was often the case that Rossini’s Stabat Mater was performed, and I can aver that the most perfect singing of the two quartettes (concerted) in that work was often done by Mrs. H. M. Smith, soprano; Miss Annie Louise Cary, alto; Mr. James Whitney, tenor; Mr. Myron Whitney, …   more >>

cite as

Thomas Ryan, Recollections of an old musician (New York City, 1899), p. 99. accessed: 20 May, 2024

location of experience: New England


Thomas Ryan

Listening to

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Stabat Mater
written by Rossini
performed by New England singers

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Tue, 15 Dec 2015 22:05:42 +0000
Approved on Fri, 19 Feb 2016 08:04:42 +0000