Dame Ethel Mary Smyth in Leipzig - mid 19th Century

from Impressions That Remained Memoirs, page 41:

For her [Smyth’s mother’s] strongest gift was undoubtedly music; she was in fact one of the most naturally musical people I have ever known; how deeply so I found out in after years when she came to Leipzig to see me and I watched her listening for the first time to a Beethoven symphony, watched her face softening, tightening, relaxing again as …   more >>

cite as

Dame Ethel Mary Smyth, Impressions That Remained Memoirs (New York City, 1946), p. 41. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438178801128 accessed: 24 October, 2021

location of experience: Leipzig

Listeners

Dame Ethel Mary Smyth
Composer, Writer
1858-1944

Listening to

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Beethoven symphony
written by Beethoven
19th century dance music performed by Mrs Smyth
singing performed by Mrs Smyth

Experience Information

Date/Time mid 19th Century
Medium live

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:06:41 +0100
Approved on Tue, 16 Aug 2016 10:54:42 +0100