John S Dwight in Boston - 3 February, 1851

from Recollections of an old musician, pages 124-125:


Mr. John S. Dwight, the then accomplished editor and critic of the Commonwealth, gives the following account of the affair:


“ The musical event of the season, at least so far as sentiment, artistic unity, and completeness, selectness, and novelty may be regarded, came off, in a way that more than realized expectation, at the Melodeon on Monday night. It was a pure festival of art a beautiful, sincere German enthusiasm inspired it and adorned it. …   more >>

cite as

Thomas Ryan, Recollections of an old musician (New York City, 1899), p. 124. accessed: 29 May, 2024

location of experience: Boston


Listening to

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Mendelssohn Quintette
written by Felix Mendelssohn
performed by Boston Mendelssohn Quintet Club

Experience Information

Date/Time 3 February, 1851
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Wed, 16 Dec 2015 12:04:11 +0000
Approved on Fri, 19 Feb 2016 08:24:44 +0000