Sir Benjamin Hall et al. in London - 12 February, 1842

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, page 11:

An Extract from Contemporary Letters, London; Monday, 14th February, 1842 - On Saturday evening, the 12th, we had the great indulgence of having the music of the Holy Week (as Neukomm arranged the ancient compositions, Roman and German, to the materials combined by Bunsen) performed in our own house, by a small number of good voices (Germans and Danes) sought out by Neukomm and Moscheles. It was droll to see Sir Benjamin Hall walk in,— in the midst of a performance which might not have been supposed to interest him : however, he seemed pleased with what he heard, and afterwards went …   more >>

cite as

Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, volume 2 (London, 1868), p. 11. accessed: 18 July, 2024

location of experience: London


Baron von Bunsen
Diplomat, scholar, diplomat, Theologian
Baroness von Bunsen
Painting, Writer

Listening to

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The Music of the Holy Week
written by Ancient Roman and German compositions arr. by Sigismund Neukomm
performed by German and Danish singers

Experience Information

Date/Time 12 February, 1842
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Wed, 10 Jun 2015 15:38:01 +0100
Approved on Fri, 18 Sep 2015 10:52:27 +0100