Maude V. White in a trip from Vienna to Perth Hungary - in the beginning of the 1880's

from Friends and Memories, page 269:

 A band of black-eyed gipsies was fiddling on the platform as we arrived at one of the desolate little country stations at which the train stops before reaching Pesth. They were wild, unkempt creatures, dark as Indians, and played with the same astonishing fire as those I had heard in Vienna, and though their instruments were certainly nothing to boast of, it was extraordinary what they were able to get out of them !

cite as

Maude V. White, Friends and Memories (London, 1914), p. 269. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1452187006983 accessed: 9 August, 2022

location of experience: a trip from Vienna to Perth Hungary

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Maude V. White
Composer
1855-1937

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Gipsy music

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Thu, 07 Jan 2016 17:16:47 +0000
Approved on Sun, 16 Oct 2016 07:57:15 +0100