excerpt from 'Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character' pp. 54-55 (99 words)

excerpt from 'Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character' pp. 54-55 (99 words)

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Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character

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But after a few months' sojourn in Berlin, during which I spent at least four evenings a week in listening to operatic or concert-room performances, I was compelled to recognise the fallacy of the theories I had taken for granted during the unsophisticated period of my existence above alluded to; and I eventually arrived at the conclusion — which I have not seen any reason to change up to the present day — that State theatres in Germany, as far as the provision of efficient vocalists is concerned, did not keep pace with the musical requirements of the age. 

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excerpt from 'Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character' pp. 54-55 (99 words)

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