Maude V. White in Porchester Terrace, London - 1789

from Friends and Memories, pages 197-198:

Never to my dying day shall I forget the way he [Charles Santley] sang “Absent, yet Present.” I had indeed been right when I thought that no one living would ever be able to sing it like him ! He threw a fire, a passion, into the music that absolutely startled me. It was splendidly virile, splendidly strong. I had no idea that anything written by me could ever have sounded like that. Then he went through “Montrose’s Love Song,” which he sang with the same vigour, the same glorious sense of rhythm that he put into his interpretation of “ To …   more >>

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Maude V. White, Friends and Memories (London, 1914), p. 197-198. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1452085799494 accessed: 18 January, 2022

location of experience: Porchester Terrace, London

Listeners

Maude V. White
Composer
1855-1937

Listening to

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Absent, yet Present
written by Maude V. White
performed by Charles Santley, Maude V. White
Montrose’s Love Song
written by Maude V. White
performed by Charles Santley, Maude V. White

Experience Information

Date/Time 1789
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Wed, 06 Jan 2016 13:10:00 +0000
Approved on Sun, 16 Oct 2016 07:05:00 +0100