Dame Ethel Mary Smyth in Gewandhaus - 1877

from Impressions That Remained Memoirs, page 146:

The twenty Gewandhaus concerts were conducted one and all by Reinecke, and though in other towns the custom of playing excerpts from Wagner had been started, such a thing was taboo in those sacred walls. Not even the overtures of his operas were tolerated, and I remember an all but successful attempt to bar the Siegfried Idyll. This quite orthodox …   more >>

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Dame Ethel Mary Smyth, Impressions That Remained Memoirs (New York City, 1946), p. 146. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438185319993 accessed: 23 July, 2024

location of experience: Gewandhaus


Dame Ethel Mary Smyth
Composer, Writer

Listening to

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unknown music performed by Carl Reinecke, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:55:20 +0100
Approved on Tue, 16 Aug 2016 13:25:54 +0100