Amy Fay in Weimar - July, 1873

from Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era, pages 241-242:

... Fräulein Remmertz was playing his E flat concerto to him [Liszt]. There were two grand pianos in the room, and she was sitting at one, and he at the other, accompanying and interpolating as he felt disposed. Finally they came to a place where there were a series of passages beginning with both hands in the middle of the piano, and going in opposite directions to the ends of the key-board, ending each time in a short, sharp chord. "Alles zum Fenster hinaus werfen (Pitch everything out of the window)," said he, in a cozy, easy sort of way, and he began playing these passages…   more >>

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Amy Fay, Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era (2011), p. 241-242. accessed: 22 June, 2024

location of experience: Weimar


Amy Fay

Listening to

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E flat concerto
written by Franz Liszt

Experience Information

Date/Time July, 1873
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:50:02 +0000
Approved on Fri, 21 Aug 2015 16:17:56 +0100