Amy Fay in Berlin - May, 1872

from Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era, pages 168-169:

I wish L. were here studying piano with Kullak's son. He has one little fairy of a scholar ten years old. Her name is Adele aus der Ohe—(isn't that an old knightly name?)—and it is the most astonishing thing to hear that child play! I heard her play a concerto of Beethoven's the other day with orchestral accompaniment and a great cadenza by Moscheles, absolutely perfectly. She never missed a note the whole way through. I suppose she will become, like Mehlig, a great artist. But perhaps, like her, she won't have a great conception, but will do everything mechanically. One never can tell how…   more >>
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Amy Fay, Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era (2011), p. 168-169. accessed: 2 June, 2023

location of experience: Berlin


Amy Fay

Listening to

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written by Beethoven
performed by Adele aus der Ohe

Experience Information

Date/Time May, 1872
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:59:16 +0000
Approved on Thu, 20 Aug 2015 17:46:02 +0100