Hugh Reginald Haweis - August, 1876

from My Musical Life, pages 533-4:

Thus, with a scene of unequalled dramatic splendour, ends the fourth and last immense drama of the Niebelung's Ring. This is not the place for fuller criticism of such a work. At the close of it the pent-up enthusiasm of the public rose to a pitch of frenzy. They stood up, and, turning to the Royal box, which WAGNER had left, shouted to the King, who remained seated and bowed …   more >>

cite as

Hugh Reginald Haweis, My Musical Life (London, 1898), p. 533-4. accessed: 7 June, 2023


Hugh Reginald Haweis
Cleric, Writer

Listening to

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The Ring Cycle
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 13:53:27 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 13:24:46 +0100