Maude V. White in Prater - in the beginning of the 1880's

from Friends and Memories, page 268:

We had been down to the Prater one afternoon where we had come across a band of gipsy musicians, and the desperate melancholy, the capricious gaiety, and utterly reckless joy of the music had gone to my head like strong wine. I felt I wanted to kick over the traces and do something to make the combined hair of the Universe stand straight on end ! Instead of doing that, I began to cry ! I don’t know what possessed me, but I suppose that, after the hours …   more >>

cite as

Maude V. White, Friends and Memories (London, 1914), p. 268. accessed: 27 May, 2024

location of experience: Prater


Maude V. White

Listening to

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Gipsy music

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of the 1880's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Thu, 07 Jan 2016 17:11:01 +0000
Approved on Sun, 16 Oct 2016 07:53:18 +0100