William Beatty-Kingston in Berlin - 1865

from Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, page 205:

Shortly after the alarming experience above recorded, I was sent on a brief mission to Berlin, where a young Austrian diplomatist, himself an amateur pianist of the very first order, and one of Carl Tausig's favourite pupils, introduced me to that truly great teacher...Tausig was good enough to play to me several times, at his own apartments and in the Bechstein repository of pianofortes, where some of the finest instruments in Europe were always at the disposal of masters of the craft But that his playing lacked inner warmth — whilst teeming …   more >>

cite as

William Beatty-Kingston, Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, volume 1 (London, 1887), p. 205. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1447968673437 accessed: 21 October, 2018

location of experience: Berlin

Listeners

William Beatty-Kingston
journalist, Librettist, memoirist, Translation
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Experience Information

Date/Time 1865
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Thu, 19 Nov 2015 21:31:13 +0000
Approved on Thu, 03 Dec 2015 09:30:53 +0000