Thomas Ryan in Boston - the 1800's

from Recollections of an old musician, page 114:


Mr. Lowell Mason—a prominent figure in the musical history of the United States. I believe he was never absent from any of our chamber concerts except when out of town. I well remember how, one night in the old Masonic Temple, when we had finished playing Mendelssohn’s Quartette in D, op. 44, Mr. Mason rose from his seat in the second row, came to the stage, laid the score of the quartette at my feet, said, “ It was beautifully played; please keep the score; sorry I cannot stay…   more >>

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Thomas Ryan, Recollections of an old musician (New York City, 1899), p. 114. accessed: 21 June, 2024

location of experience: Boston


Thomas Ryan

Listening to

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Quartette in D, op 44
written by Felix Mendelssohn
performed by Mendelssohn Quintet Club

Experience Information

Date/Time 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 11:44:15 +0000
Approved on Fri, 19 Feb 2016 08:09:53 +0000