William Beatty-Kingston in Vienna - mid 19th Century

from Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, page 19:

 In the course of an afternoon's musical chit-chat, with P.F. obbligato I have heard him [Herbeck] play through madrigals by Battishill and Wilbye, songs by Purcell and Ame, gigues and passepieds by Rameau and Couperin, fugues by Albrechtsberger, Scarlatti and the younger Bachs, selections from Verdi's least-known operas. Credos and Glorias by provincial Austrian, German, and Italian organists who might have been nameless for all the musical world knows of their productions —all these, besides bits and scraps of many others, as …   more >>

cite as

William Beatty-Kingston, Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, volume 1 (London, 1887), p. 19. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1444164141302 accessed: 23 October, 2021

location of experience: Vienna

Listeners

William Beatty-Kingston
journalist, Librettist, memoirist, Translation
1837-1900

Experience Information

Date/Time mid 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Tue, 06 Oct 2015 21:42:21 +0100
Approved on Thu, 29 Oct 2015 11:38:51 +0000