Pablo Casals in Santes Creus - late 19th Century
from Joys and Sorrows. Reflections by Pablo Casals, as told by Albert E. Kahn, page 34:
Years later, when I was visiting the nearby ancient monastery of Santes Creus, I met an old innkeeper who said that he remembered hearing me play that strange instrument [homemade cello constructed by his father] one night, when I was a boy of nine, in the cloisters of the monastery. And I too remembered that night – when I played in the moonlight and the music echoed among the shadows and against the crumbling white monastery walls….
Albert Kahn and Pablo Casals, and (ed.), Joys and Sorrows. Reflections by Pablo Casals, as told by Albert E. Kahn. In British library (London, 1970), p. 34. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1424556193102 accessed: 23 March, 2023
|Date/Time||late 19th Century|
|Listening Environment||indoors, in public|
Pablo Casals was playing his first homemade cello constructed by his father.
Originally submitted by tlisboa on Sat, 21 Feb 2015 22:03:13 +0000
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 19:14:32 +0000