Thomas Popular Garden Concert

Event Information

Venue(s):
Central Park Garden

Conductor(s):
Theodore Thomas [see also Thomas Orchestra]

Price: $.50; $2.50 private box

Event Type:
Orchestral

Performance Forces:
Instrumental

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
31 August 2018

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

08 Aug 1868, 8:00 PM

Program Details

Two separate ensembles performed this concert: the Thomas Orchestra and an “orchestra” unnamed by the citations. Music in Gotham understands the second ensemble to be the Thomas Band. Both groups performed the overture to L’Etoile du nord and the prayer from Mosè in Egitto.

Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
Composer(s): Lorenz
3)
aka Introduction and chorus to Lohengrin
Composer(s): Wagner
4)
Composer(s): Unknown composer
5)
aka Soldier's dance; Danses militaires; Soldiers' Dances
Composer(s): Lanner
6)
aka Lob der Tranen; Tear, The
Composer(s): Schubert
Text Author: Schlegel
7)
aka Air d'eglise; Church aria
Composer(s): Stradella
8)
aka Etoile du nord, L', overture
Composer(s): Meyerbeer
9)
aka Heroic march; Prussia's heroes
Composer(s): Herrmann
10)
Composer(s): Unknown composer
11)
aka Thou art so near and yet so far ; Beloved star; Thou art so near
Composer(s): Reichardt [composer]
Text Author: Oxenford
12)
Composer(s): Strauss
13)
Composer(s): Strauss
14)
aka Prayer; Preghiera; Mose in Egitto, Dal tuo stellato soglio
Composer(s): Rossini
15)
aka New York Schutzen; N. Y. Schutzen; NY Schutzen
Composer(s): Mallach
16)
Composer(s): Reinisch
17)
aka Spharen-Klange
Composer(s): Strauss
18)
aka Sleep well, sweet angel; Sleep well, dear angel
Composer(s): Abt
19)
aka Champagne galop; Champagner Galopp; Champaign
Composer(s): Lumbye

Citations

1)
Announcement: New-Yorker Musik-Zeitung, 08 August 1868, 1.
2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 08 August 1868.
3)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 08 August 1868, 7.
4)
Advertisement: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 08 August 1868, 6.