June 17, 2022

28. Life & Death in the Theater: More 19th Century Stories

28. Life & Death in the Theater: More 19th Century Stories

Here are six more stories of 19th C. Philadelphia theater. We discuss Alexander Reinagle, Joseph Jefferson III, James Murdoch, Matilda Heron, John McCullough - as well as two stagehands at the Walnut Street Theatre you likely never heard of before, but may never forget!


An addendum to Season One, here are six more stories of 19th C. Philadelphia theater. We discuss Alexander Reinagle, Joseph Jefferson III, James Murdoch, Matilda Heron, John McCullough - as well as two stagehands at the Walnut Street Theater you likely never heard of before, but may never forget!

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https://www.aithpodcast.com/blog/back-to-the-19th-century/

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For the music and recordings featured in today's episode (all found easily on YouTube)
Alexander Reinagle
"Six Scots Tunes" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meY6-Hkolxc
"Baroque Americain" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyu811rSB5U
"
Philadelphia Sonata #1" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImEhQvsukJM
"Federal March" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3I067IuWA8
"Philadelphia Sonata #2" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3I067IuWA8
"I Have a Silent Sorrow Here" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngVW6rKaWCc

Joseph Jefferson
"Jefferson and Liberty" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAOurpDRyPw&list=PLfw18z0BT49LCohEMD3kBcYcMm7LZgUN8
"Jump Jim Crow" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8wg1vGucbs
"Rip Van Winkle" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwiBdrOtGmA

James E. Murdoch
"Philadelphia Fireman's Cotillion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9aw_JDlvXwc
"Sospiri del Mio Cor" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1TbAwZv1R8&list=PLfw18z0BT49LCohEMD3kBcYcMm7LZgUN8&index=15

Matilda Heron
"Traditional Irish Music" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdxGhKbdjxU
Chopin, Sonata #3 - Op.58, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4cy3dmqrn3c&list=PLsiUDYPNEqx2yytIAxpTOrxWtKfByxg2z

John McCullough
Tchaikovsky, Music for Hamlet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2le05k-6ls
"The Ravings of John McCullough https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoCNprlhvmo

Saint-Saëns, Danse Macabre https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rh