Walter James Turner et al. in Salzburg - 1937

from In Pursuit of Music, pages 61-62:

W.J.Turner was noted for his violent antiwagnerianism […] But of the Toscanini performance of the Verdi Requiem he took us aside and murmured ‘Mark this well, for you will never hear the like of it again.’

                Yet I, having heard very little Verdi and so much of the German classics, was only on the fringe of appreciating him…   more >>

cite as

Denis Matthews, In Pursuit of Music (London, 1966), p. 61-62. accessed: 25 June, 2024

location of experience: Salzburg


Walter James Turner
Author and critic
Denis Matthews
Broadcaster, Musicologist, Pianist

Listening to

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written by Giuseppe Verdi
performed by Arturo Toscanini

Experience Information

Date/Time 1937
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Wed, 26 Oct 2016 22:08:47 +0100
Approved on Tue, 16 May 2017 15:42:01 +0100