Lady Williams et al. in Norwich - September, 1842

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, pages 35-36:

Letter from Bunsen to his wife, Carlton Terrace: Tuesday 20th September, 1842; 8 a.m. - 'The days spent at Norwich (Monday we travelled thither through the night, and Saturday we came back in the day) were rich in interest.' .... 'The music was very fine — ' the Creation,'—Spohr's ' Fall of Babylon' (a musical drama, called oratorio) —and 'Samson.' The text of the latter had been modified by Mr. Edward Taylor, so as to coincide with and comprehend that of Milton almost entirely, incorporating the newly-introduced portions by interspersing other Handelian passages, selected…   more >>

cite as

Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, volume 2 (London, 1868), p. 35-36. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434011914378 accessed: 9 December, 2021

location of experience: Norwich

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Chorus performed by Performers at the Norwich Music Festival
Samson
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by Performers at the Norwich Music Festival
The Creation
written by Joseph Haydn
performed by Performers at the Norwich Music Festival
The Fall of Babylon
written by Louis Spohr
performed by Performers at the Norwich Music Festival

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Gill on Thu, 11 Jun 2015 09:38:34 +0100
Approved on Fri, 18 Sep 2015 11:12:44 +0100