Grand Duchess of Tuscany in Florence - the 1800's

from My Musical Life, pages 349-50:

It was at Florence, for instance (and not in a prison), that PAGANINI first played upon only two the first and fourth strings, and then upon one the fourth string. Being in love with a lady of the Court, who reciprocated his attachment, he gave out that he would depict upon his violin a Scene Amoureuse; the treble string, we presume, was …   more >>

cite as

Hugh Reginald Haweis, My Musical Life (London, 1898), p. 349-50. accessed: 12 April, 2024

location of experience: Florence


Grand Duchess of Tuscany

Listening to

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Scene Amoureuse
written by Paganini
performed by Paganini

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1800's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by sp327 on Sat, 25 Jul 2015 12:18:40 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:16:03 +0100