Alexander Mackenzie in London - April, 1886

from A Musician's Narrative , page 148:

The determination to honour the old master was carried out to the full. On the evening of his coming he was taken–on way to Westwood House, Sydenham–to the final choir rehearsal, when, tired as well he might be by the journey from Paris, he immediately sat down at the pianoforte to improvise on the phrases which had been interrupted by his entrance. His first notes after an absence of forty years.
cite as

Alexander Mackenzie, A Musician's Narrative (London, 1927), p. 148. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432072543020 accessed: 19 May, 2022

location of experience: London

Listeners

Alexander Mackenzie
Violinist
1847-1935

Listening to

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improvisations performed by Franz Liszt

Experience Information

Date/Time April, 1886
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by gkw on Tue, 19 May 2015 22:55:43 +0100
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 15:07:28 +0000