Alexander Mackenzie in Casentino - the 1880's
from A Musician's Narrative , page 130:
The joy of living in such beautiful surroundings was enhanced by the good nature of the Contadini. Working around me in the fields and vineyards while I wrote in a narrow tower, they would hush down their singing–sore deprivation–with a "Zitti! Il Maestro strive" (Keep quiet; the master is writing).
Alexander Mackenzie, A Musician's Narrative (London, 1927), p. 130. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1431977834413 accessed: 9 June, 2023
Listening tohide composers
|Listening Environment||in private, indoors, solitary|
Originally submitted by gkw on Mon, 18 May 2015 20:37:14 +0100
Approved on Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:38:28 +0100