Alexander Mackenzie in Germany - the 1860's

from A Musician's Narrative, pages 32-33:

One the whole–with notable exceptions–the singing on the German operatic stage was not then of a superior order (often such as would not have been operated in unmusical Britain), and I was frequently amazed to note that so few of the natives seemed to be aware of the fact.
cite as

Alexander Mackenzie, A Musician's Narrative (London, 1927), p. 32-33. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1431100769720 accessed: 18 January, 2018

location of experience: Germany

Listeners

Alexander Mackenzie
Violinist
1847-1935

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Opera

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1860's
Medium live
Listening Environment in public

Originally submitted by gkw on Fri, 08 May 2015 16:59:29 +0100
Approved on Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:55:39 +0100