Austrian Royalty et al. in Dresden - August, 1829

from Selected Correspondance of Fryderyck Chopin, pages 30-31:

In the evening, instead of going to the theatre, I got dressed, pulled on the white gloves I had worn at my last concert in Vienna, and at half past eight went off With Lempicki to the princely house. In we went; a small but cultivated assembly: a kind of Austrian prince, a general whose name I forget, an English sea-captain, a few young fashionables, and also, it appears, some Austrian princes and a Saxon general called Leiser, frightfully bemedalled and with a scarred face. After tea, during which I had a long talk with the Prince himself, his mother asked me to deign to take my seat at …   more >>

cite as

Bronislaw Edward Sydow (Comp) and Chopin, and Arthur Hedley (ed.), Selected Correspondance of Fryderyck Chopin (Prescot, 1962), p. 30-31. accessed: 14 April, 2024

location of experience: Dresden


Listening to

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written by Rossini
performed by Chopin

Experience Information

Date/Time August, 1829
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Mon, 09 Mar 2015 12:50:47 +0000
Approved on Fri, 16 Oct 2015 13:50:38 +0100