Hugh Reginald Haweis in Willis's Rooms, London - 1849

from My Musical Life, pages 26-7:

On a certain afternoon there was neither solo pianist nor violinist down on the programme, but a player on the contre-basso was to occupy the vacant place. I remember my disappointment. Who is that tall, sallow-looking creature with black moustache and straight hair, with long bony fingers, yet withal a comely hand, who comes lugging a great double-bass with him? Someone might …   more >>

cite as

Hugh Reginald Haweis, My Musical Life (London, 1898), p. 26-7. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1437670019221 accessed: 8 August, 2022

location of experience: Willis's Rooms, London

Listeners

Hugh Reginald Haweis
Cleric, Writer
1839-1901

Listening to

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Introduzione e Variazione di 'Carnavale de Venezia'
written by Rossini
performed by Giovanni Bottesini

Experience Information

Date/Time 1849
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Thu, 23 Jul 2015 17:46:59 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:39:23 +0100