Central Park Band Concert

Event Information

Venue(s):
Central Park Mall

Conductor(s):
Harvey Bradley Dodworth

Price: Free

Event Type:
Band

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
2 November 2011

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

15 Aug 1863, 4:00 PM

Program Details

Concert in three parts.


Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka Park march, The; Central Park; Central Park music; Salutory park march; Salutary park march; Concert-Signal March; Proem
Composer(s): Dodworth
3)
Composer(s): Donizetti
4)
aka Ah! che la morte ognori; Ah! I have sigh’d to rest me; Lord have mercy; Preghiera
Composer(s): Verdi
5)
Composer(s): Dodworth
7)
aka Hungarian March; Rákóczi March; Rakoczy
Composer(s): Berlioz
8)
Composer(s): Wallace
9)
Composer(s): Weber
10)
aka Marche aux flambeaux; Torch song; Torch dance; Fackeltanze
Composer(s): Meyerbeer
12)
Composer(s): Jullien
13)
aka Ida waltzes
Composer(s): Dodworth
14)
aka Medley; Melange
Composer(s): Rossini
15)
aka Adjutants call quick step; Adjutants call
Composer(s): Dodworth
16)
aka National pot pouri; National potpourri; National medley
Composer(s): Dodworth

Citations

1)
Announcement: New-York Times, 15 August 1863, 3.
Program.
2)
Announcement: New-York Daily Tribune, 15 August 1863.

“There will be music in the Central Park . . . if the weather is fine.”

3)
Announcement: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 15 August 1863, 8.

  “The Central Park Commissaires indicate that there will be a concert this afternoon at Dodworth’s Orchestra Mall. On the program, among other things, will be Dodworth’s Central Park March, the overture to Donizetti's ‘Märthrern’ [Il Poliuto], arias and the miserere chorus from the ‘Troubadour’ [Il trovatore], Wallace’s overture to ‘Maritana’ and potpourris from the [operas] ‘Freischütz’ and ‘Semiramide.’”