William Beatty-Kingston in Belgrade

from Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, pages 139-140:

[S]uch reminiscences as I have retained of music and musicians in Belgrade are exclusively connected with the foreign element of that capital's population. When I first paid it a brief visit, nearly twenty years ago, the mighty fortress for the possession of which Moslem and Christian have so often and fiercely fought in times long past, was still in the hands of the Turks, and the first music, or that which was intended to be so, produced for my especial delectation, as the honoured guest of the worthy old Pasha in command of the garrison, was …   more >>

cite as

William Beatty-Kingston, Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, volume 1 (London, 1887), p. 139-140. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1447542922039 accessed: 7 April, 2020

location of experience: Belgrade

Listeners

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

Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Sat, 14 Nov 2015 23:15:22 +0000
Approved on Sun, 15 Nov 2015 12:22:11 +0000