Georg Henschel in Wrocław - the 1850's

from Musings & memories of a musician, pages 10-11:

To these gardens mothers would, in the afternoon, take their work and their children, and many an enjoyable and profitable hour I spent there, listening to selections from Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Auber, Bellini, Boieldieu, Donizetti, Verdi, not to forget the then popular dance-music of Lanner and Joh. Strauss the elder. I well remember standing for hours at a time on the pebbles before the pavilion in which the band played, wondering why the man up in front there, who kept beating the air with a short ebony stick with ivory …   more >>

cite as

Georg Henschel, Musings & memories of a musician (London, 1918), p. 10-11. accessed: 22 July, 2024

location of experience: Wrocław


Georg Henschel
baritone, Composer, Conducting, Pianist

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1850's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Thu, 07 Jan 2016 20:08:18 +0000
Approved on Thu, 14 Jan 2016 12:23:48 +0000