William Gardiner in London - early 19th Century

from Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, page 694:

At Mr. Wessel's German soirée I heard some songs of Shobert, a new author. His 'Erl King,' sung by Madame Schroeder, and accompanied on the piano-forte by Madame Dulcken, certainly was a most terrific thing of its kind. The alarming intonation of the vocalist, and the awful thunder which the pianist threw into the bass, had a dramatic effect purely German.

cite as

William Gardiner, Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, volume 2 (London, January, 1838), p. 694. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435440249737 accessed: 9 December, 2022

location of experience: London

Listeners

William Gardiner
Composer, Hosier
1770-1853

Listening to

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ErlKing
written by Franz Schubert
performed by Madame Schroeder, Madame Dulcken

Experience Information

Date/Time early 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Sat, 27 Jun 2015 22:24:10 +0100
Approved on Tue, 25 Aug 2015 12:53:37 +0100