Thomas Ryan in Boston - the 1800's

from Recollections of an old musician, page 191:


The musical part of the Jubilee—all things considered,—was noble and dignified. The great chorus, the great orchestra, the great organ, the great drum, and the great singer, Parepa Rosa, with her wonderful, never-to-be- forgotten rendering of the Inflammatus, may seem, at this distance of time and development of musical taste, as something only “great” to laugh at. Yet, when a whole serious-minded community like that of Boston “ took stock ” in it, and the …   more >>

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Thomas Ryan, Recollections of an old musician (New York City, 1899), p. 191. accessed: 20 May, 2024

location of experience: Boston


Thomas Ryan

Listening to

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Inflammatus performed by Parepa Rosa
Unknown Operatic music

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Wed, 16 Dec 2015 15:39:38 +0000
Approved on Tue, 23 Feb 2016 14:59:31 +0000