The Longy Club: 1900-1917
The Longy Club was a large chamber wind ensemble made up entirely of members of the Boston Symphony and founded by the principal oboist, Georges Longy. Longy and several of the other players had been students of the musicians of the famous Société de Musique de Chambre pour Instruments à Vent in Paris which had commissioned the well-known Petite Symphonie by Gounod.
Complete Repertoire Lists
This book includes a complete repertoire list of both the Longy Club and the Société de Musique de Chambre pour Instruments à Vent.
The numerous reviews of several Boston newspapers provide a fascinating view of musical taste in Boston during the first years of the twentieth century.