Hugh Reginald Haweis - August, 1876

from My Musical Life, page 528:

The Niebelung's Ring closes with the "Dusk of the Gods” The truly prodigious way in which all the leading subjects are repeated, inverted and worked up in the music of this last colossal drama cannot be described. The Wotan Melody perhaps the finest blown on trumpets outside the theatre, rang out far over hill and dale, and floated like an ominous blast to the town below. At…   more >>

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Hugh Reginald Haweis, My Musical Life (London, 1898), p. 528. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438000608332 accessed: 28 March, 2020

Listeners

Hugh Reginald Haweis
Cleric, Writer
1839-1901

Listening to

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Götterdämmerung
written by Richard Wagner

Experience Information

Date/Time August, 1876
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:36:48 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 13:25:24 +0100