Amy Fay in Pyrmont - August, 1874

from Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era, page 324:

Steiniger has been playing most beautifully lately. She has given two concerts of her own here, and has played at another. Then she rehearsed with orchestra Mozart's B flat major concerto—the most difficult concerto in the world, and oh, so exquisite! Though I had long wished to do so, I never had heard it before, and as I listened I felt as if I never could leave Deppe until I could play that! I wish you could have heard it. It is sown with difficulties—enough to make your hair stand on end! Steiniger played it with an ease and perfection truly astonishing. The notes …   more >>

cite as

Amy Fay, Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era (2011), p. 324. accessed: 31 May, 2023

location of experience: Pyrmont


Amy Fay

Listening to

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B flat major concerto
written by Mozart
performed by Steiniger

Experience Information

Date/Time August, 1874
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:56:02 +0000
Approved on Fri, 21 Aug 2015 17:59:26 +0100