William Beatty-Kingston in Berlin - at the end of 1872

from Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, pages 357-358:

During the winter of the year 1872 I had the pleasure of attending a meeting of the Orchestral Knitting-and-Roast-Veal Association, held at No. 48, Leipzigers Strasse, in Athens on the Spree... It offered to its members a happy combination of concerted music, seasonable industry and solid nourishment, thus gratifying at once their intellectual, moral and physical cravings...During my three hours and a half membership I was witness to his [the Grand Guard] admirable fulfilment of other duties attached to his responsible position. P. G. Bilse …   more >>

cite as

William Beatty-Kingston, Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, volume 1 (London, 1887), p. 357-358. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1451995117555 accessed: 29 May, 2022

location of experience: Berlin

Listeners

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

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of 1872
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Tue, 05 Jan 2016 11:58:37 +0000
Approved on Wed, 13 Jan 2016 15:02:24 +0000