Amy Fay in Berlin - June, 1871

from Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era, pages 124-126:

The week before last was the triumphal entry or "Einzug" of the troops. They all went past my window, so I had a full view of them. The Emperor had made immense preparations, for he is very proud of his army... [T]he walls of Prince Albrecht's garden opposite were covered with boys and men, and there they had to sit until nearly twelve o'clock, with their legs dangling down, and nothing to eat or drink, before the procession came by, and then it took four hours to pass! Such is German endurance, and a still more striking instance of it was shown by an orchestra stationed on the sidewalk …   more >>
cite as

Amy Fay, Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era (2011), p. 124-126. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1423002378483 accessed: 13 July, 2020

location of experience: Berlin

Listeners

Amy Fay
Pianist
1844-1928

Experience Information

Date/Time June, 1871
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Tue, 03 Feb 2015 22:26:18 +0000