Joseph Szigeti in Pamplona - in the beginning of the 1900's

from With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged, page 178:

But the picturesqueness and the novelty of everything else! The folk music, with fifes and drums; the frenzied dancing in the Plaza del Castillo around the bandstand all lit up by colored bulbs; the crowd sipping iced drinks in front of the Plaza cafés while watching the dancing; the glimpse into Sarasate’s career, of a brilliance unequalled in the second half of the nineteenth century, vouchsafed to me by his friend and biographer, a career made a palpable reality by visits to the Sarasate Museum where everything relevant and otherwise- his violins, orchestral scores and parts, even his …   more >>
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Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 178. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433265583370 accessed: 13 July, 2020

location of experience: Pamplona

Listeners

Joseph Szigeti
Violinist
1892-1973

Listening to

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folk music

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of the 1900's
Medium live
Listening Environment outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 18:19:43 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:37:41 +0000