Harcourt Algeranoff in New York - May, 1922

from My Years With Pavlova, page 61:

Even in New York the World of Art was still our only recreation.  We heard Kreisler, whose tours, like ours, were managed by Sol Hurok.  I couldn’t help wondering why such a brilliant violinist at the height of his career still played works like Liebeslied, which seemed so hackneyed.

                “You have no soul,” was the only answer I had from Muriel Stuart when I protested.  I suppose he played it for the same reason that …   more >>

cite as

Harcourt Algeranoff, My Years With Pavlova (London, 1957), p. 61. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1456511825496 accessed: 4 December, 2021

location of experience: New York

Listeners

Harcourt Algeranoff
Ballet dancer
1903-1967

Listening to

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Carmen
written by Georges Bizet
performed by Geraldine Farrar
Liebeslied
written by Fritz Kreisler
performed by Fritz Kreisler
Sally
written by Jerome Kern

Experience Information

Date/Time May, 1922
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 26 Feb 2016 18:37:41 +0000
Approved on Mon, 11 Apr 2016 14:52:16 +0100