Marie Bashkirtseff in Nice - June, 1873

from The Journal of Marie Bashkirtseff, pages 15, page 15:

This evening Paul, Dina and I, sat together, and then they left me alone. The moon was shining into my room and I did not light the candles. I went out on the terrace and could hear the sound of violins, guitars, and flutes, in the distance. I came in again quickly and sat down near the window so as to hear it better. It was a charming trio. I have not listened to music with so much pleasure for a long time. At a concert one is more occupied in looking at the audience than in listening, but this evening, quite alone in the moonlight, I may say I devoured this serenade, for it really was one. …   more >>
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The Journal of Marie Bashkirtseff, pages 15. In Marie Bashkirtseff, and Roszika Parker and Griselda Pollock (ed.), The Journal of Marie Bashkirtseff (London, 1985), p. 15. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1383843451032 accessed: 22 November, 2017

location of experience: Nice

Listeners

Marie Bashkirtseff
Artist
1858-1884

Listening to

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serenade
written by Schubert

Experience Information

Date/Time June, 1873
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, solitary

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Thu, 07 Nov 2013 16:57:32 +0000