Hugh Reginald Haweis in Genoa - 1860

from My Musical Life, pages 104-5:

The part which music played in the Italian Revolution was remarkable. A certain gay and intrepid march tune, characteristically called "Garibaldi's Hymn," was shouted, blown, scraped, and rattled on drums in and out of season. The whole spirit of the volunteer movement seemed to be in it. When I first heard it at Genoa, it sounded poor and commonplace; but as day by day and all …   more >>

cite as

Hugh Reginald Haweis, My Musical Life (London, 1898), p. 104-5. accessed: 2 March, 2024

location of experience: Genoa


Hugh Reginald Haweis
Cleric, Writer

Listening to

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Garibaldi's Hymn
written by P. Rondinella
performed by Various

Experience Information

Date/Time 1860
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:11:07 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:28:02 +0100