Denis Matthews in Royal Leamington Spa - in the beginning of the 1930's

from In Pursuit of Music, page 31:

The stimulus of the festival extended beyond one’s own classes, and on one occasion I strayed into the wrong room by accident just as a contralto began her song.  It was the Lieder class, and the song was Brahms’s Mainacht […]

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cite as

Denis Matthews, In Pursuit of Music (London, 1966), p. 31. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1476998546591 accessed: 9 December, 2022

location of experience: Royal Leamington Spa

Listeners

Denis Matthews
Broadcaster, Musicologist, Pianist
1919-1988

Listening to

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'Mainacht'
written by Johannes Brahms
performed by Unnamed singer

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of the 1930's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:22:26 +0100
Approved on Tue, 16 May 2017 11:25:51 +0100