Mrs Niebuhr et al. in Rome - March, 1821

from Letter from Baroness Bunsen to her mother Mrs Waddington, 14 March 1821, pages 175-176:

14 March, 1821.... Mr. and Mrs. Niebuhr's two concerts, one in honour of Baron Stein, the other in honour of Prince Hardenberg, have excited a prodigious sensation (in all people of surprise, in many of pleasure), and an opening was made for proposing a continuance of the same performances, the expenses to be defrayed by a subscription. All the princes in Rome, and all the ambassadors, immediately subscribed, and, of course, such names as theirs secured at once a more than sufficient number of other names. The tickets were signed and the business managed entirely by Charles and Kestner, the …   more >>
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Frances von Bunsen, Letter from Baroness Bunsen to her mother Mrs Waddington, 14 March 1821. In Augustus Hare (ed.), The Life and Letters of Frances Baroness Bunsen, volume 2 (London, 1879), p. 175-176. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1373903670 accessed: 20 September, 2017

location of experience: Rome

Listeners

Barthold Georg Niebuhr
diplomat, historian
1776-1831
Frances von Bunsen
Writer, Painting
1791-1876

Listening to

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Miserere
written by Marcello

Experience Information

Date/Time March, 1821
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Tue, 03 Dec 2013 13:18:31 +0000