Central Park Band Concert

Event Information

Venue(s):
Central Park Mall

Conductor(s):
Harvey Bradley Dodworth

Event Type:
Band

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
2 November 2011

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

06 Aug 1864, 4:30 PM

Program Details

The concert was performed 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): Auber
4)
Composer(s): Wallace
Text Author: Linley
5)
aka Dorado
Composer(s): Fahrbach
7)
aka Jubel overture; Jubilee
Composer(s): Weber
9)
aka "Bridal Song"; Polacca
Composer(s): Bellini
10)
aka Dieblische Elster, Die; Thieving magpie
Composer(s): Rossini
12)
aka Volunteers' welcome home march
Composer(s): Downing
13)
aka Freischutz; Freischütz, potpourri; Grand potpourri; Samiels Reise Abenteuer
Composer(s): Weber
14)
Composer(s): Bousquet
15)
aka National pot pouri; National potpourri; National medley; National airs
Composer(s): Dodworth
16)
aka Rays of hope; Star of hope; Rayons de repertoire, Les
Composer(s): Lanner
17)
aka Schiller fest march
Composer(s): Meyerbeer

Citations

1)
Announcement: New York Post, 05 August 1864, 2.
Program.
2)
Announcement: New York Herald, 06 August 1864.

3)
Announcement: New-York Times, 06 August 1864.

4)
Announcement: New-York Daily Tribune, 06 August 1864, 5.

“if the weather is fine”. Program included

5)
Announcement: New-Yorker Staats-Zeitung und Herold, 06 August 1864.

6)
Review: New York Herald, 07 August 1864, 4.
“The Park Concert was attended yesterday afternoon by over twenty-five thousand persons, notwithstanding the heat and the threatening aspect of the weather.  The programme was finely selected, and the cornopean and baritone solos well executed.”