Maude V. White in Anacapri - in the beginning of 1888

from Friends and Memories, page 325:

One night we all went up to Anacapri, where several fishermen and girls danced a tarantella for us. The music was absolutely irresistible ! We looked on for some time, and then we began to realise that, after all, we were neither of us Methuselahs !

“Come on,” cried Munthe. “Why shouldn’t we dance too ?”

I hesitated for a moment. I didn’t know the steps, and said so.

“What does it matter ? Just let yourself go to the music ! Corraggio ! Avvanti!”

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cite as

Maude V. White, Friends and Memories (London, 1914), p. 325. accessed: 25 June, 2024

location of experience: Anacapri


Maude V. White

Listening to

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Italian folk dance music

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of 1888
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Fri, 08 Jan 2016 17:26:50 +0000
Approved on Sun, 16 Oct 2016 08:15:01 +0100