Hermann Klein - the 1860's

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, 1870-1900, page 19:

Her style was marked by the same rare individuality. Her phrasing offered a curious blending of vigor and grace; and she had a trick of employing the portamento when approaching a high note, which in any other singer might have been thought almost ugly, but in Tietjens seemed both natural and artistic. At the same time, her attack was …   more >>

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Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, 1870-1900 (New York City, 1903), p. 19. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438161059126 accessed: 20 May, 2024


Hermann Klein
Music Critic, Singing Teacher, Writer

Listening to

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Let the Bright Seraphim
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by Theresa Tietjens, Tom Harper
Stabat Mater
written by Pergolesi, Rossini
performed by Theresa Tietjens

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1860's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:10:59 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 13:05:50 +0100