Lowell Mason in St Thomas' School, Leipzig - March, 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, pages 81-3:

[Hauptmann] called yesterday, bringing tickets to a musical performance, on the occasion of the dedication of the Music Hall of the School. It is not indeed a new hall, but an old one repaired, painted, and ornamented; it is in the same house where Bach lived, and is the very room where Bach, Hiller and others labored and conducted musical performances. Hauptmann now occupies the same apartments which were formerly occupied by the great Fuguist. The exercises, with the exception of a short address by one of the pupils, were exclusively musical, as follows:

I. Prayer. "Kommet Lasset …   more >>

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 81-3. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448311366799 accessed: 15 April, 2024

location of experience: St Thomas' School, Leipzig


Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer

Listening to

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Jauchzet dem Herrn
written by Schicht
Ich stand auf, Berges Hoehen
written by Moritz Hauptmann
O Thaeler weit, o Hoehen
written by Felix Mendelssohn
Kommet Lasset uns anbeten
written by Moritz Hauptmann
Der Geist hilft unserer Schwachheit
written by Johann Sebastian Bach
O sanfter, suesser Hauch
written by Felix Mendelssohn
written by Moritz Hauptmann

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by acusworth on Mon, 23 Nov 2015 20:42:47 +0000
Approved on Thu, 16 Mar 2017 07:36:43 +0000