Lady Louisa Knightley in London - 12 May, 1890

from Politics and Society: The Journals of Lady Knightley of Fawsley, 1885-1913, page 155:

We went to the first Richter concert and a more magnificent one I never heard—there was not a dull note from beginning to end. Wagner’s 'Vorspiel' to the Meistersinger which even Rainald might call 'a nice noise', it is so tuneful and easy to understand: ditto to Parsifal, which I should like to hear again before one can understand it; Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony, with such a lovely Adagio, one of Liszt’s wild Hungarian Rhapsodies and Beethoven’s C minor Symphony, which I should like to hear regularly every Monday for 3 months. I know the Adagio well which makes it extra …   more >>
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Lady Louisa Knightley and Peter Gordon, and (ed.), Politics and Society: The Journals of Lady Knightley of Fawsley, 1885-1913 (2005), p. 155. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1397749880769 accessed: 21 November, 2017

location of experience: London

Listeners

Listening to

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Symphony No. 8 in B minor, 'Unfinished', D759
written by Schubert
5th Symphony
written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Hungarian Rhapsody in A minor
written by Franz Liszt
Overture to 'Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg'
written by Wagner

Experience Information

Date/Time 12 May, 1890
Medium live
Listening Environment in public

Originally submitted by Michelle Meinhart on Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:51:20 +0100