in Germany - the 1870's

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, 1918), p. 50-51. accessed: 10 December, 2023

location of experience: Germany

Listening to

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Sonata in G
written by Moritz Hauptmann
performed by Joseph Joachim

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1870's
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