Amy Fay in Berlin Opera House - March, 1874

from Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era, pages 306-310:

I went the other evening to the Opera ball I wrote you of in my last...

At ten o'clock everybody had arrived—about two thousand people. The orchestra struck up the Polonaise, and the court descended from the box to make the tour of the floor (i. e., only the members of the royal family with their ladies of honour)...

The orchestra banged away its loudest, and it was quite exciting.

cite as

Amy Fay, Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era (2011), p. 306-310. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1425043495910 accessed: 22 October, 2021

location of experience: Berlin Opera House

Listeners

Amy Fay
Pianist
1844-1928

Experience Information

Date/Time March, 1874
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:24:56 +0000
Approved on Fri, 21 Aug 2015 17:54:26 +0100