April 1898: Glasgow Society of Musicians – a Smoking Concert in their Room, Sauchiehall Street

An article on page six of The Glasgow Herald, on Thursday the 7th of April, 1898, reads:


“SOCIETY OF MUSICIANS.—The Glasgow Society of Musicians gave a smoking concert on

Tuesday evening in their room, Sauchiehall Street. The programme included pieces for two

pianos, performed by Messrs J. Burns, Ritchie, and Fred Turner, viz.: Concerto in C by Bach,

two valses by Chabrier, Sonata in C by Mozart, arranged by Grieg, and Liszt’s Symphonic Poem,

‘Les Preludes.’ Mr Dyce Paterson sang the two tenor airs from ‘A Persian Garden,’ by Liza

Lehmann, and Mr Stuart Moncur, ‘Come into the Garden, Maud.’ ”




George Fairfull-Smith, January 2022.