Maude V. White in St. James’s Hall, London - 19th Century

from Friends and Memories, pages 355-6:

As to his [Plunket Greene] singing, 1 loved it there and then. I love it still. I should love it if he hadn’t a note left in his voice ! but at the time I am speaking of, his voice was lovely. It always touched me inexpressibly. His is the only voice that ever really reminded me of Santley’s; it had the same ring of enthusiasm in it that appealed to me so strongly in the older man. Years ago, at one of his recitals at St. James’s Hall, he sang an old German sacred lullaby in which these words occur -

“O Jesu liebstes Kindelein

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Maude V. White, Friends and Memories (London, 1914), p. 355-6. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1452338334003 accessed: 20 September, 2021

location of experience: St. James’s Hall, London

Listeners

Maude V. White
Composer
1855-1937

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A German sacred lullaby performed by Plunket Greene

Experience Information

Date/Time 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Sat, 09 Jan 2016 11:18:54 +0000
Approved on Sun, 16 Oct 2016 08:30:06 +0100