Hugh Reginald Haweis - 24 July, 1883

from My Musical Life, page 491:

No; in Parsifal all is solemn, or all is irreverent. At Bayreuth we came on a pilgrimage; it cost us time, and trouble, and money; we were in earnest so were the actors; the spirit of the great master who had planned every detail seemed still to preside over all; the actors lived in their parts; not a thought of self remained; no one accepted applause or recall; no one aimed at …   more >>

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Hugh Reginald Haweis, My Musical Life (London, 1898), p. 491. accessed: 8 December, 2023


Hugh Reginald Haweis
Cleric, Writer

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Experience Information

Date/Time 24 July, 1883
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 27 Jul 2015 11:26:41 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 13:30:09 +0100