Wilhelm Ganz - 30 April, 1881

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, pages 146-7:

To show the general interest the performance aroused I append an extract from Punch at the time. AT MR. GANZ'S CONCERT He. We are very late, but we are in time for the Fourth Part of this marvellous Symphonic Fantastique. A wonderful man is BERLIOZ. She. Oh, charming! So original! I hope he'll write many more Symphonies. He (with a vague idea that BERLIOZ is no more). Yes, yes! He was a Russian, wasn't he, by the by? She (equally jogged). It is a very Russian name. He (looking at programme). Now for it! Ah! (pretending he knows it by heart) this move- ment illustrates a deep sleep …   more >>

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Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 146-7. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436263335878 accessed: 19 April, 2019

Listeners

Wilhelm Ganz
Accompanyist, Composer, Conducting, Teacher
1833-1914

Listening to

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Symphonie Fantastique
written by Berlioz
performed by New Philharmonic Orchestra London

Experience Information

Date/Time 30 April, 1881
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Tue, 07 Jul 2015 11:02:16 +0100
Approved on Wed, 18 Nov 2015 14:25:14 +0000