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New York Symphony Minutes of the Board of Directors, folder 2 of 2, Apr 5, 1884 - Mar 6, 1893

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235-03-02
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Handwritten Minutes of the Board of Directors of the Symphony Society of New York and Program Announcements, 1884-1893; World Premiere of Mueller-Berghaus orchestration of Beethoven's String Quartet Op. 131; Revised Constitution and By-Laws, April 1884; Plans foe Music Fwatival Spring 1885 with Oratorio Society; Annual meetings; Financial reports; Sudden death of Leopold Damrosch 15 February 1885, age 52, and resolution adopted by Board of Directors of the Symphony Society; Unanimious election of Walter Damrosch to succeed his father as Conductor of the New York Symphony and the Oratorio Society in Februry 1885 at age 23; Inauguration of Symphony Society concerts at the Metropolitan Opera House; Responsibilities of Directors of the Symphony Society; Premiere of Bruckner Symphony No. 3 in D Minor in 1885; Premieres; Proposal of Associate Memnbers of the Symohony Society; Election of Andrew Carnegie as President of the Symphony Society, September 1888; Plans for a new concert hall on West 57th Street on property owned by Andrew Carnegie; List of Directors of the Society, 1888-89, with their addresses; New resolutions; Proposal for a permanent orchestra under conductor Walter Damrosch; Programs for the opening concerts of the Music Festival at the new Music Hall, "Founded by Andrew Carnegie," May 5-9 1891, with the participation of composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, with The Symphony Society Orchestra and the Chorus of the Oratorio Society, conducted by Walter Damrosch; List of Board of Direcrtors, 1891-1892 and their addresses; Announcement of 1891-1892 season of the Symphony Society of New York at the new Music Hall with soloists including violinist Adolph Brodsky and Ignace J. Paderewski, and plans for 1892-1893 season
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New York Symphony Minutes of the Board of Directors, folder 2 of 2, 5 Apr 1884 - 6 Mar 1893, Folder 235-03-02, Symphony Society of New York Records, New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives.
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