in Banat - the 1830's

from Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, pages 314-315:

When a mere stripling of nineteen, he [Johann Strauss] contrived to get together a scratch orchestra of young players who had sufficient faith in his talent and energy to elect him their leader, and started from Vienna upon a concert-tour through Transylvania and Roumania. The slender fund with which this joyous company set out on its wild expedition was soon exhausted, and at Fancsova, a small town in the Lower Banat (situate on the left bank of the Danube and famous, of late years, for the excellence of its beer), Strauss and his merry men found …   more >>

cite as

William Beatty-Kingston, Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, volume 1 (London, 1887), p. 314-315. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1451947928668 accessed: 2 April, 2020

location of experience: Banat

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1830's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Mon, 04 Jan 2016 22:52:08 +0000
Approved on Wed, 13 Jan 2016 09:16:38 +0000