Georg Henschel in Wrocław - 1855

from Musings & memories of a musician, pages 13-14:

There were in the institute about ten large rooms, the entire furniture of which consisted of four, six, or even eight grand pianofortes, placed in dovetailed fashion, before each of which there would, at lesson time, sit a little pupil, and those four or six or eight girls and boys had to play, simultaneously, the same exercises and pieces to the ticking of a Maelzel metronome, the teacher going from pupil to pupil, noting the application of the fingers, the position of the hands, encouraging, scolding, as the case might be, and …   more >>

cite as

Georg Henschel, Musings & memories of a musician (London, 1918), p. 13-14. accessed: 20 April, 2024

location of experience: Wrocław


Georg Henschel
baritone, Composer, Conducting, Pianist

Experience Information

Date/Time 1855
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Thu, 07 Jan 2016 20:17:57 +0000
Approved on Thu, 14 Jan 2016 12:29:43 +0000