James W. Davison et al. in London - the 1870's

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, pages 32-34:

It was during...[1870s]...that the unique powers of Joseph Joachim reached their prime. I had now become a regular attendant at the "Pops," and it was often my privilege to sit there beside my lamented friend James W. Davison, the critic of the "Times" and proprietor of the "Musical World"; the man who helped Arthur Chappell to establish those famous concerts, and who for twenty years or more wrote the analytical programmes which constituted one of their most important educational features. One Saturday afternoon I was sitting by Davison's side as a glorious …   more >>

cite as

Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London (New York, 1903), p. 32-34. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438961775573 accessed: 4 February, 2023

location of experience: London


James W. Davison
Music Critic
Hermann Klein
Music Critic, Singing Teacher, Writer

Listening to

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written by Bach, Johann Sebastian Bach
performed by Joseph Joachim
Piano Quintet
written by Robert Schumann
performed by Louis Kies, Ludwig Straus, Piatti, Hermann Klein, Clara Schumann

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1870's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Fri, 07 Aug 2015 16:36:15 +0100
Approved on Tue, 05 Jan 2016 17:48:11 +0000