in Vienna

from Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, page 24:

In a word, musical Vienna was Beethovenosquo. Schubert had his partisans, and there was a Schumann faction, pushing, eager, and dictatorial ; but Brahms had made no mark to speak of, and the believers in Wagner formed so small a minority in musical circles that, but for the greater noisiness of their utterances and wildness of their appearance, their existence as a party would hardly have obtained any recognition by the "craft." Wagner — surprising as the fact may seem, viewed by the light of recent demonstrations indulged in by Vienna apropos …   more >>

cite as

William Beatty-Kingston, Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, volume 1 (London, 1887), p. 24. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1444166024613 accessed: 4 December, 2021

location of experience: Vienna

Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Tue, 06 Oct 2015 22:13:44 +0100
Approved on Thu, 29 Oct 2015 11:43:22 +0000