Georg Henschel in Constantine - at the end of the 1800's

from Musings and Memories of a Musician, pages 197-200:

 

Arriving at Constantine on a Thursday we were delighted to find that by a happy chance we had come in the right week, almost on the right day to witness—if indeed we should be fortunate to gain admittance, a most difficult task we were told—the performances of that strange sect of fanatics, the Aïssa-Ouas, …   more >>

cite as

Georg Henschel, Musings and Memories of a Musician (London, 1918), p. 197-200. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1514886866805 accessed: 9 December, 2022

location of experience: Constantine

Listeners

Georg Henschel
baritone, Composer, Conducting, Pianist
1850-1934

Listening to

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Chanting of the Aïssa-Ouas performed by Aïssa

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of the 1800's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 02 Jan 2018 09:54:27 +0000
Approved on Thu, 04 Jan 2018 12:00:47 +0000