Bishop of London et al. in London - 30 April, 1847

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, page 129:

Extract from a Contemporary Notice, 1st May, 1847 - Yesterday Mendelssohn again played to us in the afternoon, and we had a small number of persons, who considered themselves very happy to share the enjoyment. Lord Ellesmere and Lady Charlotte Greville, Mr. Cavendish, his sister and aunt, Lord Glenelg, the Bishop of London, Lady Herschel and her beautiful daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Gladstone. Mendelssohn accompanied Ernest in his own composition, ' Auf Flugeln des Gesanges,'—and it was observed that he took the measure much slower than it is usually performed. He did not stay long, and …   more >>

cite as

Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, volume 2 (London, 1868), p. 129. accessed: 13 July, 2024

location of experience: London


Listening to

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Auf Flugeln des Gesanges
written by Ernest Bunsen
performed by Ernest Bunsen, Felix Mendelssohn
Music of Mendelssohn
written by Felix Mendelssohn
performed by Felix Mendelssohn

Experience Information

Date/Time 30 April, 1847
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Thu, 11 Jun 2015 13:39:12 +0100
Approved on Fri, 18 Sep 2015 12:36:08 +0100