in Exeter Hall, London - mid January, 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, pages 19-21:

This is a series of concerts for the people, at a low charge; the prices being four shillings, two shillings, and one shilling, according to the class of seats. They consist of vocal and instrumental music, but without orchestra. They employ some five or six solo performers, and a choir of about forty-five choristers. Glees and madrigals are sung by the choir, and songs, duets, &c., by the solo voices, with piano forte pieces, violin pieces, or other instruments as it may be convenient to obtain for the different concerts. I attended the second of the series on Thursday last. The large …   more >>

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 19-21. accessed: 24 June, 2024

location of experience: Exeter Hall, London

Listening to

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an aria
written by Rode
performed by Louise Pyne
air with variations performed by Mr Richardson
andante and rondo capricioso
written by Felix Mendelssohn
performed by Miss Goddard
God Save the Queen
written by Thalberg
performed by Miss Goddard

Experience Information

Date/Time mid January, 1852
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by acusworth on Mon, 23 Nov 2015 10:43:27 +0000
Approved on Tue, 14 Mar 2017 13:35:58 +0000