Sophie Augustine Leo in Paris

from Musical Life in Paris (1817-1848): A Chapter from the Memoirs of Sophie Augustine Leo--Part I, page 271:

...[Grisi] impressed me deeply. One evening at Gerard's, Bellini, whose premature death was so severe a disappointment, stepped to the piano and accompanied her in his "Casta diva" - since then it has been torture for me to hear this interpreted by mediocre talents.
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Sophie Augustine Leo and W. Oliver Strunk, Musical Life in Paris (1817-1848): A Chapter from the Memoirs of Sophie Augustine Leo--Part I. In The Musical Quarterly, Vol. 17, No. 2 (Apr., 1931), volume Vol. 17, No. 2 (April, 1931), p. 271. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1425120474141 accessed: 23 November, 2017

location of experience: Paris

Listeners

Sophie Augustine Leo
Writer
1795-

Listening to

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Casta diva
written by Vincenzo Bellini, Grisi
performed by Vincenzo Bellini, Grisi

Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others

Originally submitted by mallen on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:47:54 +0000