Hugh Reginald Haweis

from My Musical Life, pages 74-5:

There are some people whose musical organisation is so fine, and whose instinctive method is so true, that without that stern discipline usually essential to the production of the voice, they have managed to teach themselves how to sing modestly but faultlessly, as far as they go, although not knowing even their notes. Those people will sing you a national ballad with true pathos,…   more >>

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Hugh Reginald Haweis, My Musical Life (London, 1898), p. 74-5. accessed: 6 June, 2023


Hugh Reginald Haweis
Cleric, Writer

Listening to

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Irish ballads performed by Lord Headley

Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by sp327 on Fri, 24 Jul 2015 10:25:41 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:32:04 +0100