Amy Fay in Weimar - September, 1873

from Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era, pages 251-252:

This week has been one of great excitement in Weimar, on account of the wedding of the son of the Grand Duke. All sorts of things have been going on, and the Emperor and Empress came on from Berlin. There have been a great many rehearsals at the theatre of different things that were played, and of course Liszt took a prominent part in the arrangement of the music. He directed the Ninth Symphony, and played twice himself with orchestral accompaniments. One of the pieces he played was Weber's Polonaise in E major, and the other was one of his own Rhapsodies Hongroises. Of these I was at the …   more >>

cite as

Amy Fay, Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era (2011), p. 251-252. accessed: 6 July, 2022

location of experience: Weimar


Amy Fay

Listening to

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9th Symphony
written by Beethoven, Beethoven
performed by Franz Liszt
Polonaise in E major
written by Carl Maria von Weber
performed by Franz Liszt
Rhapsodies Hongroises
written by Franz Liszt
performed by Franz Liszt

Experience Information

Date/Time September, 1873
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:01:22 +0000
Approved on Fri, 21 Aug 2015 16:35:31 +0100