Baron von Bunsen in Berlin - November, 1827

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume 1, page 286:

Conclusion of letter from Bunsen to his wife, begun 3rd November, 1827 - Before I write my chronicle I must tell of this evening (Tuesday, midnight). Having worked till noon, then discussed matters of public business till three, dined and rested, I went at half-past four to Groben, refreshed myself with the sight of those dear faces, and accompanied the Count to the Sing-Akademie, where ' O Roma nobilis,' and some of the choruses in ' Judas Maccabaeus ' were performed by two hundred voices. During the chorus, ' Give us freedom or death,' I thought of the Greeks confronting the Turkish …   more >>
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Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume 1 (London, 1868), p. 286. accessed: 30 January, 2023

location of experience: Berlin


Baron von Bunsen
Diplomat, scholar, diplomat, Theologian

Listening to

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Choruses from Judas Maccabaeus
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by Voices at the Sing-Akademie Berlin
O Roma Nobilis performed by Voices at the Sing-Akademie Berlin

Experience Information

Date/Time November, 1827
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Tue, 09 Jun 2015 09:58:59 +0100
Approved on Thu, 17 Sep 2015 16:29:41 +0100