Ethel Smyth in Leipzig - 1877

from Impressions That Remained Memoirs, page 138:

Henschel is one of the superbly cultivated musical temperaments you find only in Germany and Austria; I have listened to many at work, but have never heard anything to compare with his singing - to his own accompaniment of course - of Brahms, Schubert, Beethoven in fact any and every composer. He would sit down at the rickety old piano …   more >>

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Ethel Smyth, Impressions That Remained Memoirs (New York City, 1946), p. 138. accessed: 21 August, 2018

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location of experience: Leipzig


Ethel Smyth
Writer, Composer

Listening to

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Gruppe aus dem Tartarus performed by Georg Henschel
First Fine Careless Rapture
written by Georg Henschel
performed by Georg Henschel

Experience Information

Date/Time 1877
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:46:34 +0100
Approved on Tue, 16 Aug 2016 12:48:56 +0100