Thomas Ryan et al. in Topeka, Kansas - at the end of the 1800's

from Recollections of an old musician, pages 249-251:

In this same Topeka [Kansas], many years later, the concluding piece on one of our programmes was a potpourri which began with the introduction to the Der Freischiitz overture. We had a good house and a crowded gallery. In the latter two men were seated on the right- hand side near the stage, who, when we began the closing piece, attempted to get out. They  had to walk down one side of the hall, then across the end, then up the other side, before reaching …   more >>

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Thomas Ryan, Recollections of an old musician (New York City, 1899), p. 249-251. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1450350675404 accessed: 5 October, 2022

location of experience: Topeka, Kansas

Listeners

Thomas Ryan
Musician
1827-1903

Listening to

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Der Freischlitz overture performed by Boston Mendelssohn Quintet Club

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Thu, 17 Dec 2015 11:11:15 +0000
Approved on Tue, 23 Feb 2016 15:22:12 +0000