Amy Fay et al. in Weimar - May, 1873

from Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era, pages 211-214:

... I went home and practiced tremendously for several days on Chopin's B minor sonata. It is a great composition, and one of his last works. When I thought I could play it, I went to Liszt, though with a trembling heart...

Well, on this day the artists Leitert and Urspruch, and the young composer Metzdorf, who is always hanging about Liszt, were in the room when I came. They had probably been playing. At first Liszt took no notice of me beyond a greeting, till Metzdorf said to him, "Herr Doctor, Miss Fay has brought a sonata." "Ah, well, let us hear it," said Liszt. Just then he …   more >>

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Amy Fay, Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era (2011), p. 211-214. accessed: 16 June, 2024

location of experience: Weimar


Amy Fay
Franz Liszt
Franciscan Tertiary, Composer, Conducting, Pianist […]

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B minor sonata
written by Chopin
performed by Amy Fay, Franz Liszt

Experience Information

Date/Time May, 1873
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:56:58 +0000
Approved on Fri, 21 Aug 2015 15:40:27 +0100