Herr Deppe et al. in Berlin - April, 1874

from Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era, page 314:

The other day Deppe told me he wanted me to come and hear Fräulein Steiniger take her lesson, as she had some interesting pieces to play. I found her already there when I arrived. Deppe was in an uncommonly good humour, and kept making little jokes. She played a string of things, and finally ended off with Liszt's arrangement of the Spinning Song from Wagner's Flying Dutchman. Deppe is dreadfully fussy about this piece, and made some such subtle and telling points regarding the conception of the composition, that they were worthy of Liszt himself. I mean to learn it, and when …   more >>

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Amy Fay, Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era (2011), p. 314. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1425073170534 accessed: 25 February, 2024

location of experience: Berlin


Herr Deppe
Amy Fay

Listening to

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Spinning Song
written by Franz Liszt
performed by Fräulein Steiniger

Experience Information

Date/Time April, 1874
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:39:30 +0000
Approved on Fri, 21 Aug 2015 17:58:05 +0100