Joseph Szigeti - the 1900's

from With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged, page 194:

I can testify from personal experience that in former days, before “music appreciation” reared its unlovely head and made purists and pedants out of too many music-lovers, the end of the 32nd-note variation in Beethoven’s “Kreutzer” Sonata was invariably the signal for an outburst of applause. I heard this happen at Sarasate’s, Ysaÿe’s, and Kubelik’s performances of the “Kreutzer.”
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Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 194. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433265883261 accessed: 2 December, 2022

Listeners

Joseph Szigeti
Violinist
1892-1973

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Kreutzer Sonata
written by Beethoven, Ludwig van Beethoven

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1900's
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 18:24:43 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:36:02 +0000