Charles Halle - December, 1855

from Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) , page 353:

Rehearsal at the Concert Hall in the evening. Haydn's B Major Symphony, Overture, Ossian, Gade, the second movement of Berlioz's Symphony, 'Harold in Italy' ('Marche des Pelerins'), and a triumphal march by Best, for next week's concert. Tolerably satisfied with the orchestra, but still further convinced of the necessity of the intended reforms. Gade's overture is pretty and shows good intentions, but is wanting in strength and in breadth of idea. In the present dearth, however, its appearance must be accepted with thankfulness. Berlioz's movement carried me back to the dear old days, and …   more >>
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Charles Halle, and Marie Hallé and Charles E Halle (ed.), Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) (London, 1896), p. 353. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430077453874 accessed: 29 November, 2021

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Charles Halle
Conducting, Pianist
1819-1895

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B Major Symphony, Overture
written by Haydn

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Date/Time December, 1855
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:44:14 +0100
Approved on Sat, 24 Oct 2015 12:08:43 +0100