Lowell Mason in Leipzig - mid January, 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, pages 27-31:

These [Musikvereins Euterpe] concerts are similar to the celebrated Gewandhaus Concerts. They are held in a somewhat smaller room, and at a small subscription price, and are given only once in two weeks. The orchestra consists of about sixty talented musicians, and if Dreyschock and David are not seen leading the violins here as at the Gewandhaus, they, together with the other instruments, string and wind, are in the hands of artists of deservedly high reputation. The selections are also of the highest order, and the Euterpe presents its patrons with the works of the great masters in a …   more >>

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 27-31. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448277167610 accessed: 13 July, 2024

location of experience: Leipzig


Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer

Listening to

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Overture 'Leonore' No. 2, Op 72a
written by Beethoven
Piano Concerto No. 12
written by Dussek
performed by Maria Wieck
aria from Stradella performed by Louise Wolfl
a song
written by Franz Schubert
performed by Louise Wolfl
Symphony in Eb Major
written by W. Westermayer
performed by W. Westermayer
Oberon Overture
written by Carl Maria von Weber

Experience Information

Date/Time mid January, 1852
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by acusworth on Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:12:48 +0000
Approved on Tue, 14 Mar 2017 13:46:23 +0000