Amy Fay in Dresden - August, 1870

from Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era, pages 86-87:

I suppose that C. has described to you in full our Dresden visit, and what a lovely time we had.....We used to wak until we came to the Belvidere, which is a large restaurant with a gallery up-stairs running all round it. There was a band of music, and here we sat and took our tea, and spent two or three hours, always. The moonlight, the river flowing along and spanned with beautiful bridges, the thousands of lamps reflected in it and trembling across the water and under the arches, the infinity of little steamers and wherries sailing to and fro and brilliantly lighted up, the music, and the …   more >>
cite as

Amy Fay, Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era (2011), p. 86-87. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1422911262652 accessed: 7 April, 2020

location of experience: Dresden

Listeners

Amy Fay
Pianist
1844-1928

Experience Information

Date/Time August, 1870
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Mon, 02 Feb 2015 21:07:42 +0000