Edward German et al. in Lyceum Theatre - 15 April, 1901

from A Musician's Narrative , page 178:

Occupying the O.P. box with his son H. B. and my friend Edward German on the first night, I was placed immediately above the trombones, of white frequent slips I received the full benefit and had ample cause for many audible mutterings. At the subsequent gatherings of friends on the stage, Coriolanus–in his most hospitable of humours–asked me, "Well, how did your horns behave?" Said I, "Not horns: trombones, and damnably!" Quoth the noble Roman with a twinkle in his eye: "Ah! that's why I put you in that box, old chap!"
cite as

Alexander Mackenzie, A Musician's Narrative (London, 1927), p. 178. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432075353706 accessed: 19 May, 2022

location of experience: Lyceum Theatre

Listeners

Alexander Mackenzie
Violinist
1847-1935

Listening to

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Coriolanus
written by Alexander Mackenzie

Experience Information

Date/Time 15 April, 1901
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by gkw on Tue, 19 May 2015 23:42:33 +0100
Approved on Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:36:30 +0100