Saint-Saens in Paris - mid 19th Century

from Musical Memories, page 75:

When Wagner was young, I was a child and I attended constantly the sessions of the Societe des Concerts. The kettledrummer of that day had a peculiar habit of breaking in before the rest of the orchestra.
cite as

Saint-Saens, Musical Memories (1919), p. 75. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432372908396 accessed: 26 September, 2017

location of experience: Paris

Listeners

Saint-Saens
Conducting, Composer, Pianist, Organist
1835-1921

Listening to

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Classical
written by Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945
performed by Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire

Experience Information

Date/Time mid 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others

Originally submitted by Gill on Sat, 23 May 2015 10:21:49 +0100
Approved on Tue, 22 Sep 2015 15:56:02 +0100