Thomas Ryan in Greater Boston - 1847

from Recollections of an old musician, pages 27-29:


The opening dance was the “ Pas des Fleurs,” music by Max Maretzek,—then an unknown name in America ; he came over from Europe a few years later. The dance consisted of andante introduction, a set of five waltzes, and a lengthy finale. When the curtain rose, the children were seen to be built up, about thirty of them, in the form of a huge bouquet, round which were two garlands or rings of flowers (children) that swung slowly around…   more >>

cite as

Thomas Ryan, Recollections of an old musician (New York City, 1899), p. 27-29. accessed: 21 May, 2024

location of experience: Greater Boston


Thomas Ryan

Listening to

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Pas de Fleurs
written by Max Maretzek
performed by Thomas Ryan

Experience Information

Date/Time 1847
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Tue, 08 Dec 2015 09:13:32 +0000
Approved on Wed, 17 Feb 2016 17:25:45 +0000