Amy Fay in Berlin - December, 1870

from Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era, page 112:

I heard a lady pianist the other day, who is becoming very celebrated and who plays superbly. Her name is Fräulein Menter, and she is from Munich. She has been a pupil of Liszt, Tausig and Bülow. Think what a galaxy of teachers! She is as pretty as she can be, and she looked lovely sitting at the piano there and playing piece after piece. I envied her dreadfully. She plays everything by heart, and has a beautiful conception. She gave her concert entirely alone, except that some one sang a few songs, and at the end Tausig played a duet for two pianos with her, in which he took the second …   more >>
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Amy Fay, Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era (2011), p. 112. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1423001218909 accessed: 29 July, 2021

location of experience: Berlin

Listeners

Amy Fay
Pianist
1844-1928

Experience Information

Date/Time December, 1870
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Tue, 03 Feb 2015 22:06:59 +0000