Elisabet von Herzongenberg et al. in Germany - at the end of 1884

from Impressions That Remained Memoirs, page 362:

So the Rontgens have played you the new Brahms symphony! - another of my few musical joys taken from me! It always happens that when I have been specially counting on something of the sort as regards you, Fate snatches it away from me. I am ever too late! Not that I reproach the R’s for having played it to you, that would be too ridiculous, …   more >>

cite as

Ethel Smyth, Impressions That Remained Memoirs (New York City, 1946), p. 362. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438250799133 accessed: 19 June, 2018

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location of experience: Germany

Listeners

Ethel Smyth
Writer, Composer
1858-1944

Listening to

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Brahms' symphony
written by Johannes Brahms
performed by Orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of 1884
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Notes

From a letter to personal friend and composer Ethel Smyth


Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:06:39 +0100
Approved on Wed, 17 Aug 2016 11:31:47 +0100