Street musicians, May 1989, New Orleans. Photographed by Brenda Anderson. Photo: Brenda Anderson.
Gennadiĭ Vasil’evich Yudin Collection, Musicians accompany two men eating, attended by three servants, c.1860-1900, watercolor. Photo: Yudin Collection, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington.
Welcome to The Listening Experience Database
This is an open and freely searchable database that brings together a mass of data about people’s experiences of listening to music of all kinds, in any historical period and any culture.
"I went to the opera class for the first time today because I had to play the piano for The Merry Wives while Brauer conducted and the whole class sang. He took a terribly fast tempo, and I had never seen the score before, so I had to strain every nerve and deploy all [...]"