Milian I of Serbia et al. - 15 October, 1884

from Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, pages 312-314:

On the 15th of October, 1884, a jubilee celebration took place in Vienna at the Wieden Theatre, to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of the day upon which Johann Strauss, the "Walzerkoenig," made his first public appearance in the character of an orchestral conductor. The stalls, boxes, and pit were crowded with the elite of Viennese society, fashionable, artistic, and literary...fill[ing] all the "numbered'' seats at the Wieden... whilst the galleries were thronged almost to suffocation by Strauss's most enthusiastic admirers — the true bom …   more >>

cite as

William Beatty-Kingston, Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, volume 1 (London, 1887), p. 312-314. accessed: 24 April, 2024


Milian I of Serbia
William Beatty-Kingston
journalist, Librettist, memoirist, Translation

Listening to

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A Night in Venice
written by Johann Strauss
Indigo overture
written by Johann Strauss
written by Johann Strauss
Schoene blaue Donau
written by Johann Strauss

Experience Information

Date/Time 15 October, 1884
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Mon, 04 Jan 2016 22:41:52 +0000
Approved on Wed, 13 Jan 2016 09:15:11 +0000