Countess Mortier et al. in Bern - 4 March, 1841

from Letter from Baroness Bunsen to Heinrich Abeken, 4-5 March 1841, page 22:

4 March, 1841.... All my children and my husband had presents for me [on my birthday]. Neukomm gave me a composition of his own to some pretty lines expressive of what my feelings might be on this day, and it was sung by Frances and Emilia [her daughters], accompanied by him in the organ. 5 March. - I have much more to tell of the remainder of my birthday, in which I heard some charming music, due to a party of singers conjured together, and another composition of Neukomm's, of which I had known nothing. Afterwards he and the Countess Mortier, the French Ambassadress, played a duet, he on the…   more >>
cite as

Baroness von Bunsen, Letter from Baroness Bunsen to Heinrich Abeken, 4-5 March 1841. In Augustus Hare (ed.), The Life and Letters of Frances Baroness Bunsen, volume 2 (London, 1879), p. 22. accessed: 20 June, 2024

location of experience: Bern


Countess Mortier
Baroness von Bunsen
Painting, Writer
scholar, Composer, Pianist

Listening to

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keyboard duet
written by Neukomm
performed by Countess Mortier, Neukomm
song performed by Emilia Bunsen, Frances Helen Bunsen

Experience Information

Date/Time 4 March, 1841
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Tue, 03 Dec 2013 15:18:19 +0000