General public in Florence - 1809

from My Musical Life, pages 356-7:

A merry party of young people, laughing and shouting, pass by towards the Uffizi we listen to their ringing voices, occupied with themselves, and, youth-like, caring for nothing at the time but their own gaiety, when sud- denly the voices fall, the twanging of the guitar ceases, a curious murmur runs through the merry throng, and not a pleasant murmur; a tall, pale man, with eyes …   more >>

cite as

Hugh Reginald Haweis, My Musical Life (London, 1898), p. 356-7. accessed: 27 May, 2024

location of experience: Florence


Listening to

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performance of 'Unspecified' performed by Paganini

Experience Information

Date/Time 1809
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Sat, 25 Jul 2015 17:34:46 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:14:13 +0100