Child of Baron von Bunsen et al. in London - 19 June, 1853

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, page 313:

Extract from Diaries - Sunday, 19th June.— We had a hint in time that the Cologne singers meant to take us by surprise in the evening, to bid farewell, and sing a chorale. About half-past eight they began to pour in, and were taken upstairs, where they dis- persed through the rooms and balconies, our small party mixing in, and each endeavouring to converse in turn with as many as possible, that no individual might pass unnoticed. Then they marshalled themselves in the inner hall below, while we were posted on the stairs and landing-place (termed the ' Green Terrace'), and their voices …   more >>
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Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, volume 2 (London, 1868), p. 313. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434119000771 accessed: 20 October, 2021

location of experience: London

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performance of 'Unknown' performed by Eighty Singers from Cologne

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Date/Time 19 June, 1853
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Fri, 12 Jun 2015 15:23:20 +0100
Approved on Sat, 19 Sep 2015 09:53:47 +0100