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" Chicago is the only city on the continent, next to New York, where there is sufficient musical culture to enable me to give a series of fifty successive concerts. "
Theodore Thomas, a musical autobiography - Page 71
by Theodore Thomas - 1905
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Dwight's Journal of Music, Volumes 37-38

Music - 1878
...pleasure, circumstances permitting, to return here next bummer. The support we have received justifiée me in saying that Chicago is the only city on the...sufficient musical culture to enable me to give a sciies of fifty successive concerts. Thanking you again for your kindnexs, I will, with your permission,...
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Memoirs of Theodore Thomas

Rose Fay Thomas - Conductors (Music) - 1911 - 569 pages
...support we have received justifies me in saying that Chicago is the only city on the continent, except New York, where there is sufficient musical culture...your kindness, I will, with your permission, name August 1st, as the evening most convenient for the complimentary concert, and will combine it with...
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Americans by adoption: brief biographies of great citizens born in foreign lands

Joseph Husband - United States - 1920 - 153 pages
...accomplishment. Theodore Thomas had once said : " Chicago is the only city on the continent, except New York, where there is sufficient musical culture...me to give a series of fifty successive concerts." In 1881 a permanent orchestra was established in Boston, and Chicago became ambitious to follow the...
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Sounds of Reform: Progressivism and Music in Chicago, 1873-1935

Derek Vaillant - History - 2003 - 401 pages
...the way of pleasure and musical instruction" and begged him to return regularly. 78 Thomas agreed. "Chicago is the only city on the continent, next to New York," he declared, "where there is sufficient musical culture to enable me to give a series of fifty consecutive...
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