Thomas Ryan in Boston - in the middle of the 1800's

from Recollections of an old musician, pages 103-4:


In these classic soirees of ours, we have played every composition for strings worth playing; and have given also special sets of concerts where only the most modern works, like the Brahms sextettes, Bruch, Goldmark, and Rubinstein, were played. We also gave for many seasons the so-called popular Saturday night concerts; for which we secured other artists to play septettes, octettes, and nonettes of mixed wind and string instruments. Nearly every pianist of distinction played repeatedly with us; among them were Mr. William Scharfenberg, …   more >>

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Thomas Ryan, Recollections of an old musician (New York City, 1899), p. 103-4. accessed: 23 June, 2024

location of experience: Boston


Thomas Ryan

Listening to

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Chamber music
written by Goldmark, Rubinstein, Brahms, Max Bruch
performed by Adelaide Phillips, Annie Louise Cary, B. J. Lang, Caroline Lehman, Ernst Perabo, Gustav Satter, Hugo Leonard, J. C. D. Parker, J. Trenkle, John L. Hatton, Miss Addie S. Ryan, Mrs. H. M. Smith, Mrs. J. H. Long, Otto Dresel, William Scharfenberg, Mendelssohn Quintet Club

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Wed, 16 Dec 2015 11:39:02 +0000
Approved on Fri, 19 Feb 2016 08:06:26 +0000