Lowell Mason in St . Nicholas' Church, Leipzig - mid March, 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, pages 69-70:

At half-past 11, A.M., the second service was held in the same church, i.e. about half an hour after the conclusion of the first. It had been previously advertised that at this hour there would be preaching by a divinity student. I attended; the service had already commenced, although there were only three persons in the house. These three were the organist, the singer, and one other person who was in the organ-loft (where I ventured to go), and who seemed to be also a looker-on. The organ was playing with some sixteen or eighteen stops out, and the singer was singing a chorale by himself …   more >>

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 69-70. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448287490368 accessed: 24 June, 2024

location of experience: St . Nicholas' Church, Leipzig


Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer

Listening to

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unknown church music

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by acusworth on Mon, 23 Nov 2015 14:04:50 +0000
Approved on Thu, 16 Mar 2017 07:33:41 +0000