Lowell Mason in Gewandhaus, Leipzig - between March, 1852, 06:30 PM and March, 1852, 08:30 PM

from Musical letters from Abroad, pages 78-80:

The presence of Robert and Clara Schumann was enough to attract a large audience. Anticipating this, our company, consisting of three persons, went a little before the time appointed for the opening of the door; but yet we found a crowd gathered; the room filled immediately as the door was opened, but we succeeded in obtaining good seats. We had now to wait a full hour before the music commenced, but in the midst of such a multitude of good-looking and well-dressed ladies and gentlemen, all in conversation in loud and merry voices, it soon passed away. Half an hour before the commencement, …   more >>

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 78-80. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448310549245 accessed: 18 July, 2024

location of experience: Gewandhaus, Leipzig


Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer

Listening to

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Extracts from Sylvana
written by Carl Maria von Weber
performed by Gewandhaus Orchestra, Leopoldine Tuczek-Herrenburg, Julius Rietz
Nocturne in Bb
written by Chopin
performed by Clara Schumann
Symphony No. 3
written by Robert Schumann
performed by Robert Schumann, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Die Weihe Des Hauses Overture
written by Beethoven
performed by Gewandhaus Orchestra, Julius Rietz
Concerto for Piano Forte
written by Ignaz Moscheles
performed by Clara Schumann, Julius Rietz, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
an aria
written by de Beriot
performed by Leopoldine Tuczek-Herrenburg

Experience Information

Date/Time between March, 1852, 06:30 PM and March, 1852, 08:30 PM
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by acusworth on Mon, 23 Nov 2015 20:29:09 +0000
Approved on Thu, 16 Mar 2017 07:35:37 +0000