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Royal Surrey Zoological Gardens, Walworth. Louis Antoine Jullien's Musical Congress, 1845

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Heading or VenueRoyal Surrey Zoological Gardens
PlaceLondon, Walworth
TitleRoyal Surrey Zoological Gardens. M. Jullien's second & last concert monstre or, Musical congres. Three hundred instrumental performers, Friday, July the 11th, 1845 … Programme. - Part I. Nota. - In consequence of the great sensation created at the first concert monstre by the eight principal pieces, they will be repeated. The other pieces of the programme have been expressly arranged for this occasion, and are calculated to give all the effect which such a formidable congres musical and assembly of talent can produce. Overture. "Der freischutz", Weber. Quadrille. "The chimes" quadrille, composed in honor of Her Majesty's visit to Stowe, Jullien … Locke's celebrated music to "Macbeth" … A grand selection from Bellini's opera, "I puritani" … Selection from Meyerbeer's opera, "Robert le diable" … The English quadrille … Selection from Mozart's opera, "Don Juan" … Grand battle symphony, performed for the first time with military effects. Beethoven. "God save the Queen", performed for the second time in England, in the same style as the Russian hymn is played at the military fetes, in St. Petersburgh, each bar of the national anthem being marked by a royal salute of cannon received on Friday, June 20th, with enthusiastic cheering by twelve thousand persons present, at the Gardens, at the first concert monstre … pyrotechnic display! … Tickets, purchased previous to the 11th, 2s. 6d. Admission on the day of the concert, 5s. The Gardens open at four o'clock. Concert commences at six o'clock
Size76 x 26 cm.
Imprint[London] : R. S. Francis, Printer, 25, Museum Street, Bloomsbury
NotesPrinted in red and black ink. - The Surrey Zoological Gardens hosted the Surrey Music Hall; they were opened in 1831 as pleasure gardens and finally closed in 1878 (Howard, D. London theatres and music halls 1850-1950. London, 1970)
NamesJullien, Louis Antoine, 1812-1860; Weber, Carl Maria von, 1786-1826; Locke, Matthew, 1621 or 2-1677; Bellini, Vincenzo, 1801-1835; Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864; Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791; Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827
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