in Germany

from Musings & memories of a musician, pages 50-51:

Imagine Joachim's feelings when in the evening, as he presented Hauptmann to the King, he had to hear His Majesty say to the delighted composer : " Ah, my dear Mr. Hauptmann, I am so glad to make your personal acquaintance. ... I have always been a great admirer of your excellent compositions. . . . There is especially a Sonata . . . I think it is in G ... which I am particularly devoted to. ... Such a lovely Adagio . . . Joachim must always play it twice to me; isn't that so, Joachim?" Of course, poor Joachim not only had to bow his assent,…   more >>

cite as

Georg Henschel, Musings & memories of a musician (London, ), p. 50-51. accessed: 14 December, 2018

location of experience: Germany

Listening to

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Sonata in G
written by Moritz Hauptmann
performed by Joseph Joachim

Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Sun, 17 Jan 2016 16:47:05 +0000
Approved on Sat, 30 Jan 2016 14:35:32 +0000