Dame Ethel Mary Smyth in Thomaskirche, Leipzig - April, 1879

from Impressions That Remained Memoirs, page 246:

I despair of giving an idea of the devoutness of the audience [at a Good Friday service]. Generally speaking, most of the inhabitants of Leipzig, including nearly everyone I knew, were either exceedingly conventional churchgoers or unbelievers, but on this occasion the dull mist of religious indifference appeared to lift for the time …   more >>

cite as

Dame Ethel Mary Smyth, Impressions That Remained Memoirs (New York City, 1946), p. 246. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438188217193 accessed: 1 July, 2022

location of experience: Thomaskirche, Leipzig

Listeners

Dame Ethel Mary Smyth
Composer, Writer
1858-1944

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Passion
written by Bach
performed by Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time April, 1879
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:43:37 +0100
Approved on Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:18:53 +0100