Monsignor Capaccini et al. in Rome - August, 1826

from Letter from Baroness Bunsen to her mother Mrs Waddington, 16 Aug. 1826, pages 264-266:

16 August, 1826. - I have a long story to relate to my Mother, which I have as yet delayed, from not liking to tell her that Charles [her husband] had committed an act which I considered imprudent and extravagant, but I will now state his sin in all its magnitude, and leave her to find an excuse for him. He has thought proper to order from Paris what is called an orgue expressif, the new invention of M. Grenier, having fallen in love with the description made by Neukomm of this extraordinary instrument.... The effect of this instrument is beyond description, it is capable of unlimited …   more >>
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Frances von Bunsen, Letter from Baroness Bunsen to her mother Mrs Waddington, 16 Aug. 1826. In Augustus Hare (ed.), The Life and Letters of Frances Baroness Bunsen, volume 2 (London, 1879), p. 264-266. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1375873848 accessed: 23 November, 2017

location of experience: Rome

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organ music played on the orgue expressif performed by Sigismund von Neukomm

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 04 Dec 2013 12:44:44 +0000