Baron von Bunsen in Potsdam - January, 1828

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume 1, page 304:

Letter from Bunsen to his wife, Berlin: Monday, 14th January, 1828 - The continued kindness of the King towards me is even more affecting, when I think how much he has done for me already, and only because the Lord has given me grace in His eyes. How thankful I should be to be enabled to prove my gratitude ! perhaps in a way that the King would least anticipate. This day I was invited to Potsdam to hear the compositions which are his favourites in the music sung during public worship, partly of ancient German origin, partly from Palestrina, partly Greek-Russian : they were performed, on the …   more >>
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Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume 1 (London, 1868), p. 304. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433842664671 accessed: 28 June, 2022

location of experience: Potsdam

Listeners

Baron von Bunsen
Diplomat, scholar, diplomat, Theologian
1791-1860

Listening to

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Ancinet German religious music performed by A Chorus of Soldiers and of boys from the Orphan School
Greek-Russian Church Music performed by A Chorus of Soldiers and of boys from the Orphan School
Works of Palestrina
written by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
performed by A Chorus of Soldiers and of boys from the Orphan School

Experience Information

Date/Time January, 1828
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Tue, 09 Jun 2015 10:37:44 +0100
Approved on Thu, 17 Sep 2015 16:44:30 +0100