Lowell Mason in Leipzig - 9 March, 1852, at night

from Musical letters from Abroad, pages 57-8:

An excellent concert was given by the Euterpe on the evening of the 9th inst. This orchestra, though regarded as inferior to that of the Gewandhaus, is, nevertheless, fully competent to put life into any of the compositions of the great masters; it can expound Beethoven, make clear his meaning, and bring one into communion with his spirit, as was abundantly manifested on the present occasion. It numbers ten violins on a part, five double basses, an equal number of violincellos, and a complete set of wind instruments. A perfect knowledge and command of his instrument, a clear perception of …   more >>

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 57-8. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448281491382 accessed: 30 November, 2022

location of experience: Leipzig

Listeners

Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer
1792-1872

Listening to

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performance of 'unknown music' performed by Euterpe Musikvereins

Experience Information

Date/Time 9 March, 1852, at night
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by acusworth on Mon, 23 Nov 2015 12:24:51 +0000
Approved on Tue, 14 Mar 2017 14:16:08 +0000