Johann von Herbeck et al. in Austria

from Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, pages 238-239:

In the matter of technique Joséffy is one of the world's wonders... The last time I met him was in poor Johann von Herbeck's sky-parlour, where he kept a large party of musical critics and executants up till daybreak by a very remarkable prodigality of his répertoire's apparently inexhaustible resources. At the conclusion of this entertainment, his hearers being fairly worn out with the high tension at which he had kept their nerves for several hours, nothing would satisfy him but that I should play him a match of " Kegel " …   more >>

cite as

William Beatty-Kingston, Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, volume 1 (London, 1887), p. 238-239. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1451906616800 accessed: 29 May, 2022

location of experience: Austria

Listeners

Johann von Herbeck
Musician
1831-1877
William Beatty-Kingston
journalist, Librettist, memoirist, Translation
1837-1900

Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Mon, 04 Jan 2016 11:23:37 +0000
Approved on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 10:12:47 +0000