Charles Halle in Hagen - April, 1866

from Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) , pages 287-288:

At the station I got into the midst of a regiment of ' Landwehr ' (militia), returning to their homes from the late war, and such a row I never heard before ; such singing, such shouting I believe I am half deaf still. They seemed to have been at the station, which was cram full, for a long time already, as they were in full song, and there, and afterwards in their carriages till Diisseldorf, where I left them, they repeated incessantly the following spirited and patriotic lines, singing them well, too, and with proper emphasis: Die Landwehr hat Huh, Die Landwehr hat Ruh; Und wenn die …   more >>
cite as

Charles Halle, and Marie Hallé and Charles E Halle (ed.), Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) (London, 1896), p. 287-288. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1429016870766 accessed: 5 April, 2020

location of experience: Hagen

Listeners

Charles Halle
Conducting, Pianist
1819-1895

Experience Information

Date/Time April, 1866
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Tue, 14 Apr 2015 14:07:50 +0100
Approved on Sat, 24 Oct 2015 11:50:09 +0100