William Beatty-Kingston in Berlin - 1865

from Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, page 208:

Reverting for a moment to his [Tausig] characteristics as a performer, I may add that he produced a broader tone than any other Berlin pianist of his day — that his lightness of touch in rendering the fanciful and elaborate ornamentations of Chopin and Liszt, as simply exquisite, and that he was especially remarkable for the verve and ton with which he executed those amazing tours de force invented by himself as well as by the mighty Hungarian ecclesiastic, which are the terror of ninety-nine expert pianists in …   more >>

cite as

William Beatty-Kingston, Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, volume 1 (London, 1887), p. 208. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1447969041714 accessed: 25 May, 2022

location of experience: Berlin

Listeners

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

Listening to

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piano music
written by Litz, Carl Tausig, Chopin
performed by Carl Tausig

Experience Information

Date/Time 1865
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Thu, 19 Nov 2015 21:37:21 +0000
Approved on Thu, 03 Dec 2015 09:37:19 +0000