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Coda Brilliante—The Victor Herbert Orchestra (1901–1924)

Neil Gould

in Victor Herbert

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print June 2008 | ISBN: 9780823228713
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780823241798 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fordham/9780823228713.003.0005
Coda Brilliante—The Victor Herbert Orchestra (1901–1924)

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Herbert decided to part ways with the Pittsburgh Orchestra at the turn of th twentieth century. The Victor Herbert Orchestra which had begun in the last three years of Herbert's residency in Pittsburgh decides to come to New York City. Herbert scheduled a spring tour with sit-down engagements at Willow Grove Park, near Philadelphia, and at Saratoga Springs, New York. His success grew and he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Music Degree by Villanova University.

Keywords: Victor Herbert Orchestra; Willow Grove Park; Saratoga Springs; Pittsburgh; New York City

Chapter.  4667 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of the Americas

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