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By George Hogarth
The Philharmonic Society ('Royal' from 1912) is without doubt one of the oldest track societies on the earth. based in 1813 to supply common concert events of latest track in London, it really is well-known for its fee of Beethoven's 9th Symphony. This distinct account through George Hogarth, tune journalist and Secretary to the Society among 1850 and 1864, takes us from the inaugural live performance in March 1813 together with works by way of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven to plans for the golden jubilee live performance. Noteworthy performances in those first fifty years incorporated the united kingdom ultimate of Beethoven's 9th in 1825, Mendelssohn's Italian Symphony in 1833 and a cornucopia of works via composers reminiscent of Wagner, Berlioz and Weber whose tune now kinds the center repertoire of the 19th century. Appendices offer extracts of letters from Mendelssohn, info of works via English composers played at Society concert events, and lists of performers, Society individuals, Honorary contributors and buyers.
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