Maude V. White in Vienna - in the beginning of the 1880's

from Friends and Memories, pages 266-7:

Richter always conducted on Wagner nights, and it was in Vienna that, with the exception of Lohengrin and Tannhaüser, I heard most of his great operas. That is one of the things in my musical life for which I have always been truly grateful. I remember, as though it were but yesterday, the tremendous impression made on me by the performance of Tristan and Isolde. What affected me most of all that first time, was the beautiful music in the second Act where Brangäne keeps watch for the two lovers. It is extraordinarily, almost magically, …   more >>

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Maude V. White, Friends and Memories (London, 1914), p. 266-7. accessed: 13 April, 2024

location of experience: Vienna


Maude V. White

Listening to

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Tristan and Isolde
written by Richard Wagner

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of the 1880's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Thu, 07 Jan 2016 17:02:05 +0000
Approved on Sun, 16 Oct 2016 07:49:35 +0100