Tag Archives: Black Bear Music Society

The Black Bear at Senate House

As avid readers of this blog will remember, the Black Bear Inn here in Cambridge was notable for its concerts held from the 1770’s to the 1800’s under the auspices of its Music Club. Sadly, like so many of the … Continue reading

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A (virtual) evening at the Black Bear

Welcome to all our MusiCB3 followers to this reconstruction of a concert which took place here in Cambridge on Tuesday 18 February 1806, given by members of the Black Bear Music Club, based at the inn of that name off Shoemaker’s Row … Continue reading

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Haydn at the Black Bear

Regular readers of this blog will know of my near-obsession with the Black Bear Music Club and will, I hope, smile indulgently as I take the opportunity to craft another post about the Club inspired by a concert given here … Continue reading

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Black Bear Music Club: more glum than glee

Opening my favourite volume of concert programmes at random, those for the Black Bear Music Club here in Cambridge, in search of something else, my eye was caught by one of the glees performed at violinist Mr. Wagstaff’s Benefit Night on … Continue reading

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Bygone concert venues 6: The Black Bear Inn, Cambridge

The Black Bear Inn here in Cambridge was notable for its concerts held from the 1770’s to the 1800’s under the auspices of its Music Club. Black Bear? Sadly, like so many of the fascinating old inns of this City … Continue reading

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