Wilhelm Ganz et al. in London - the 1860's

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, page 258:

In the sixties I arranged a series of amateur vocal Reunions at my house, at which cantatas, oratorios, and scenas were performed, one of which was Benedict's St. Cecilia. I had practised it with my choir for some time, and when I considered it to be perfect, and ready for production, I gave an evening performance of it. I invited Benedict to conduct, and asked a number of friends to come and listen, and I played the piano accompaniments. The performance went off exceedingly well, and everybody was charmed with this beautiful and melodious work. Benedict, who conducted, was very pleased, …   more >>

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Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 258. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436438224836 accessed: 27 May, 2024

location of experience: London


Wilhelm Ganz
Accompanyist, Composer, Conducting, Teacher

Listening to

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The Legend of St Cecilia
written by Sir Julius Benedict
performed by Wilhelm Ganz

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1860's
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by sp327 on Thu, 09 Jul 2015 11:37:05 +0100
Approved on Mon, 30 Nov 2015 15:05:25 +0000