Hugh Reginald Haweis in Villa d'Este, Tivoli - late 19th Century

from My Musical Life, pages 609-10:

Only by a happy chance can I reckon myself amongst the few who have lately heard LISZT play. I happened to be staying in Rome, and LISZT kindly invited me over to the Villa d'Este twice. There at Tivoli, alone with him, he conversed with me of the times long gone by of MENDELSSOHN, of PAGANINI, of CHOPIN. There in the warm light of an Italian autumn, subdued by the dark-red …   more >>

cite as

Hugh Reginald Haweis, My Musical Life (London, 1898), p. 609-10. accessed: 1 March, 2024

location of experience: Villa d'Este, Tivoli


Hugh Reginald Haweis
Cleric, Writer

Listening to

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performance of 'Unspecified' performed by Franz Liszt

Experience Information

Date/Time late 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:12:28 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 13:23:53 +0100