William Beatty-Kingston in Belgrade - the 1870's

from Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, pages 144-146:

Another curious musical reminiscence of Belgrade dates from the year of the great Servian rebellion (1876), during the greater portion of which it was my duty to abide in the Principality as a chronicler of current events. Whilst in Belgrade, awaiting permission to join the Russo-Servian headquarters at Parachin, I became acquainted with all the members of the Diplomatic Body, which had undergone a complete change of personnel since my last previous visit, and was no less surprised than delighted to find amongst them one of the finest amateur pianists and …   more >>

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William Beatty-Kingston, Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, volume 1 (London, 1887), p. 144-146. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1447545026373 accessed: 19 July, 2024

location of experience: Belgrade


William Beatty-Kingston
journalist, Librettist, memoirist, Translation

Listening to

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Symphonic poems
written by Franz Liszt
performed by Count Joannini, William Beatty-Kingston

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Sat, 14 Nov 2015 23:50:26 +0000
Approved on Sun, 15 Nov 2015 12:24:42 +0000