Baron von Bunsen in Berlin - June, 1844

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, page 65:

Letter from Bunsen to his wife, Berlin: 6th June, 1844 - I am busied with a plan for the formation of a Conservatorio for sacred music, to which the King will gladly lend a hand. Meanwhile, once or twice a week, I hear the performance of psalms and similar compositions by eight singers in Usedom's room ; on Friday evenings I hear at Winterfold's by degrees all the pieces that he gives as specimens in his book. Imagine that we have more than twenty great composers in the style of Palestrina, all Protestant, mostly Prussians—one and all, hitherto, buried in oblivion— in whose works are …   more >>
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Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, volume 2 (London, 1868), p. 65. accessed: 14 July, 2024

location of experience: Berlin


Baron von Bunsen
Diplomat, scholar, diplomat, Theologian

Listening to

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written by Ravenscroft
performed by Eight singers
Unknown religious compositions performed by Eight singers

Experience Information

Date/Time June, 1844
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Thu, 11 Jun 2015 10:52:20 +0100
Approved on Fri, 18 Sep 2015 12:09:35 +0100