44e ANNÉE: 1871

[29 October - 31 December 1871]

Committee

President: Ambroise Thomas
Vice-Pres., 1r chef: François George-Hainl
2e chef: Deldevez
Secretary: A. Viguier
Comm. pers.: L. Dancla
Comm. mat.: Vital
Agt. compt.: Adolphe Blanc
Arch.-Caissier: Ferrand
Rép. chant: Charlot, then Th. Dubois
Memb. adj.: Bussine jeune

Insp. Salle: Delahaye

Caisse de Prévoyance
   Secretary: Alexandre Tilmant
   Agt. compt.: Ferrand
   Treas.: Lecointe

Season

10 concerts, October-December 1871 (the 1871-72 season split into two to make up for the spring 1871 concerts lost during the Siege and Commune). Note also: Concert Ambulances de la Presse (31 October 1870), Cherubini: Requiem (23 December 1870), Auber funeral service (15 July 1871)
New works: Gounod: Gallia. Anon.: Pavane, XVIe siècle (chorus). Thomas: Chœur des Nymphes from Psyché
Assemblées Générales: 22 October 1870 (concert for ambulances), 18 Decembre 1870 (Cherubini Requiem), 1 April 1871 (delay of session), 4 October 1871 (election of Ambroise Thomas, president; Théodore Dubois, rép. chant), 15 January 1872 (fin session)

Personnel

List of members absent from Paris in February 1871.
Aspirants en cas: Richir (trombone, [429]), Jacquin (tenor, [424]); actifs: Cabassol (cello, [402])
Sociétaires (30 Sepember 1871): Bernhardt (viola, 386), Bruyant (oboe, 387), Rome (trombone, 388), B.-P. Marty (tenor, 389), Jolivet (bass, 390); (4 October 1871): Th. Dubois (chorusmaster, 390b); (31 October 1871): Auguez (bass, 393), Caillot (bass, 394)
Separations: Cuvillon (violin, 116; retired, m. h.), Leroy (clarinet, 265; resigned, m. h.) Gautier (violin, 227; retired, m. h.) Bussine aîné (bass, 217 and 338; resigned, m. h.) Brégère (tenor, 354; resigned, later readmitted as 450), Méchelaëre (bass, 339; resigned), Fontange (tenor, 363; dismissed, absence)
Deaths: Auber (president, 001b), Vogt (oboe, 094), Jouët (cello, 280), Charlot (chorusmaster, 365)

Other

  • Value of jeton: 8.34 francs

Sources

Minutes, Committee: D 17345 (7), to 3 October 1871, then (8)
Minutes, Assemblée Générale:
Secretary's Report: D 17341