Sigismund von Neukomm et al. in Rome - 24 March, 1826

from Letter from Baroness Bunsen to her mother Mrs Waddington, Easter Sunday, 26 Mar. 1826, pages 259-260:

Easter Sunday, 26 March, 1826.... On Wednesday in Passion Week Neukomm returned home with us from the Sixtine Chapel, and played to us in a manner that could give delight even after the Miserere. To give an idea of his playing, I must describe the course of my own feelings, - I was at first sorry for the arrangement to bring him home with us, not wishing to be disturbed, and only reconciled to it on the ground of giving pleasure to M. d'Olfers, who had known and valued Neukomm for years as a man as well as a musician; but from the moment he began to play, I was thankful to have the state of …   more >>
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Frances von Bunsen, Letter from Baroness Bunsen to her mother Mrs Waddington, Easter Sunday, 26 Mar. 1826. In Augustus Hare (ed.), The Life and Letters of Frances Baroness Bunsen, volume 2 (London, 1879), p. 259-260. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1374075863 accessed: 23 September, 2017

location of experience: Rome

Listeners

Sigismund von Neukomm
Composer, Pianist, scholar
1778-1858
Frances von Bunsen
Writer, Painting
1791-1876

Listening to

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See the Conquering Hero Comes
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by Sigismund von Neukomm

Experience Information

Date/Time 24 March, 1826
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Tue, 03 Dec 2013 13:44:43 +0000