August Kestner et al. in Rome - 1828

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume 1, pages 346-347:

The high appreciation by Bunsen of the merits and abilities of Baini, the Pope's Maestro di Capella, and respect for the last representative of the long line of illustrious composers in the style of sacred music peculiar to Rome, induced him to make persevering efforts for a length of time to raise money for the pub- lication of the collected works of Palestrina. This collection existed only in manuscript ; it was, however, most complete, in Baini's own hand. Bunsen hoped thus to obtain for his friend, the venerable witness of the past, the satisfaction of adding another monument to the …   more >>
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Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume 1 (London, 1868), p. 346-347. accessed: 15 June, 2024

location of experience: Rome


August Kestner
Art Collector, Diplomat
Baron von Bunsen
Diplomat, scholar, diplomat, Theologian

Listening to

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A Selection of pieces by Palestrina
written by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
performed by Singers of the Sixtine Chapel

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Gill on Tue, 09 Jun 2015 12:20:39 +0100
Approved on Thu, 17 Sep 2015 16:58:10 +0100