Dr William Spark in Dresden - in the middle of the 1870's

from Musical Reminiscences Past and Present, pages 31 32:

On the evening I followed the usual custom of the musical people of Dresden, and went to the Opera-house, a huge temporary wooden building, capable of seating three thousand persons, erected shortly after the lamentable fire at the late splendid Opera-house, which was totally destroyed. The prices of admission varied from 3s. 6d. to 9d., the house being so constructed

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Dr William Spark, Musical Reminiscences Past and Present (1892), p. 31 32. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1469199832037 accessed: 27 November, 2021

location of experience: Dresden

Listeners

Dr William Spark
Composer, Organist, Teacher
1825-1897

Listening to

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The Mastersingers
written by Richard Wagner
performed by Julius Rietz

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of the 1870's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:03:52 +0100
Approved on Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:41:34 +0100