Amy Fay in Heidelberg Castle - July, 1871

from Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era, pages 141-142:

After we had walked around the outside of the Castle sufficiently, we went inside. It took us a long time to go over it, it was so large.... [T]he finest of everything was the ascending of the tower. Just as we got to the top of it, and had begun to take in the magnificent scenery, an orchestra at a little distance below struck up Wagner's "Kaiser March." It was the one touch which was needed to make the ensemble perfect.... The sun was just setting in a clear sky, and cast long shadows athwart the scene, and I thought I had never seen anything more striking. Then to hear Wagner's Kaiser March…   more >>
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Amy Fay, Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era (2011), p. 141-142. accessed: 17 June, 2024

location of experience: Heidelberg Castle


Amy Fay

Listening to

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Kaiser March
written by Richard Wagner

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Tue, 17 Feb 2015 21:59:19 +0000