William Beatty-Kingston in Belgrade - between May, mid 19th Century and September, mid 19th Century

from Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, page 229:

In a shady nook of the Kalemeydan the band of whatever regiment may happen for the time being to be garrisoning the citadel performs, throughout the summer months, during the afternoons of Sundays and saints' days. As the Greek Orthodox Calendar may confidently be reckoned upon for a supply of saints averaging at least three per diem for the three hundred and sixty- five days of the year, one is seldom disappointed in the matter of hearing the band, however casually one may stroll up to the Kalemeydan between five and seven P.M. from the first of May …   more >>

cite as

William Beatty-Kingston, Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, volume 2 (London, 1887), p. 229. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1452087259124 accessed: 5 April, 2020

location of experience: Belgrade

Listeners

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

Experience Information

Date/Time between May, mid 19th Century and September, mid 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Wed, 06 Jan 2016 13:34:19 +0000
Approved on Thu, 14 Jan 2016 10:45:40 +0000