Queen Victoria et al. in Windsor Castle, Windsor - 1877

from Musings and Memories of a Musician, pages 173-174:

Anton Rubinstein and I had received the Queen's command to go to Windsor Castle one afternoon and play and sing to her. After receiving us most graciously, Her Majesty seated herself near the tail-end of the piano, evidently in order to be able to see Rubinstein's face as he played. In the distance the only other listeners were seated, two or three …   more >>

cite as

Georg Henschel, Musings and Memories of a Musician (London, 1918), p. 173-174. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1511979277223 accessed: 14 June, 2024

location of experience: Windsor Castle, Windsor


Queen Victoria
Georg Henschel
baritone, Composer, Conducting, Pianist

Listening to

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written by Chopin
performed by Anton Rubinstein
written by Schubert arranged Liszt
performed by Anton Rubinstein

Experience Information

Date/Time 1877
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Wed, 29 Nov 2017 18:14:37 +0000
Approved on Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:14:46 +0000