Alexander Ewing in London, England - 3 May, 1876

from Impressions That Remained Memoirs, page 128:

Chopin's Sonata (the one with the Funeral March) came next. We read, in that Leipzig notice, how great his [Rubinstein’s] playing of Chopin is. It was the best thing of all. Totally different to everything else. The Funeral March — I have known it (or thought so) from childhood. Well, I tell you, (I won't tell anybody else, except …   more >>

cite as

Dame Ethel Mary Smyth, Impressions That Remained Memoirs (New York City, 1946), p. 128. accessed: 21 April, 2024

location of experience: London, England


Alexander Ewing
Army officer, Composer

Listening to

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Chopin's Sonata (Funeral March)
written by Chopin
performed by Anton Rubinstein
Chopin's Etudes (four)
written by Chopin
performed by Anton Rubinstein
Valse Caprice
written by Rubinstein
performed by Anton Rubinstein

Experience Information

Date/Time 3 May, 1876
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:29:39 +0100
Approved on Mon, 29 Jun 2020 19:06:27 +0100