Maude V. White in London - mid 19th Century

from Friends and Memories, pages 77-78:

Night after night I played him [Mr. Rose-Innes] scenes out of all these operas, endeavouring to the best of my ability to reproduce the vocal and orchestral effects I had heard at the theatre, and referring as little as possible to the dull pianoforte arrangement before me. If I didn’t play a solo with all the tenderness, or charm, or brio with which some great singer had sung it, he would stop me over and over again. “No, no, you haven’t got …   more >>

cite as

Maude V. White, Friends and Memories (London, 1914), p. 77-78. accessed: 1 March, 2024

location of experience: London


Maude V. White

Listening to

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unspecified opera

Experience Information

Date/Time mid 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Mon, 21 Dec 2015 17:10:42 +0000
Approved on Sat, 15 Oct 2016 18:03:08 +0100