Frances von Bunsen in Heidelberg - late June, 1856

from Letter from Baroness Bunsen to Charlotte Williams Wynn, 30 June 1856, page 206:

We have all been attending the celebration of the anniversary of the legal establishment of Protestant worship in Heidelberg two hundred years ago (the whole country had been Protestant long before, for it has the honour of being among the earliest to renounce sanctioned corruptions, though it did not till 1656 attain liberty of worship from its rulers), which took place amid the circumstances which mark and assist simple earnestness of feeling—a hymn sung forth from the church-tower, accompanied by the Posanne [sic] (trombone) at sunset on Saturday and at daybreak on Sunday—as is done on …   more >>
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Frances von Bunsen, Letter from Baroness Bunsen to Charlotte Williams Wynn, 30 June 1856. In Augustus Hare (ed.), The Life and Letters of Frances Baroness Bunsen, volume 2 (London, 1879), p. 206. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1393438397415 accessed: 22 September, 2017

location of experience: Heidelberg

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Frances von Bunsen
Writer, Painting
1791-1876

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hymn accompanied by trombone

Experience Information

Date/Time late June, 1856
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 26 Feb 2014 18:13:17 +0000