Studies of live performance existence in nineteenth-century the United States have quite often been constrained to massive orchestras and the courses we're acquainted with this present day. yet as this e-book unearths, audiences of that period loved way more different musical stories than this concentration might recommend. to listen to an orchestra, humans have been likely to head to a lager backyard, eating place, or summer time lodge than to a live performance corridor. And what they heard weren’t simply symphonic works—programs additionally incorporated opera excerpts and preparations, instrumental showpieces, comedian numbers, and medleys of patriotic tunes.
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