Dame Ethel Mary Smyth in Leipzig - January, 1879

from Impressions That Remained Memoirs, pages 233-234:

Early in 1879, I think some time in January, Brahms came to Leipzig to conduct his Violin Concerto - played of course by Joachim, who had just been introducing it at Amsterdam, and was much upset at having to tune down his ears again to normal pitch, after having learned, as he said, to play it apparently in F# major in Holland - a hard …   more >>

cite as

Dame Ethel Mary Smyth, Impressions That Remained Memoirs (New York City, 1946), p. 233-234. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438187300306 accessed: 21 October, 2021

location of experience: Leipzig


Dame Ethel Mary Smyth
Composer, Writer

Listening to

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Brahms' violin concerto
written by Brahms
performed by Joachim

Experience Information

Date/Time January, 1879
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:28:20 +0100
Approved on Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:18:17 +0100