in Altenburg - 1868

from Musings & memories of a musician, pages 31-32:

In the course of the matinee Liszt, pointing to a parcel he had received from Wagner the day before, and which was lying on the piano, called out to me, " Voila, mon cher, une jolie bagatelle pour vous," and, taking a stout volume of music out from the brown paper, we for by that time I was surrounded by a number of curious and eager faces discovered it to be the just published score of Wagner's Walküre. " Allons done, mon cher," cried Liszt, " chantons ' Les Adieux de Wotan,' ' and he sat down at the piano, I standing next to him …   more >>

cite as

Georg Henschel, Musings & memories of a musician (London, 1918), p. 31-32. accessed: 21 June, 2024

location of experience: Altenburg

Listening to

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Die Walk├╝re
written by Richard Wagner, Richard Wagner
performed by Franz Liszt, Georg Henschel

Experience Information

Date/Time 1868
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 22:27:23 +0000
Approved on Thu, 14 Jan 2016 13:21:07 +0000