Lowell Mason in Berlin - in the beginning of 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, page 98:

We remember a fine compliment paid to Mr. Bach by the celebrated organist, John Schneider, whom we afterwards met in Dresden. When on the way from Mr. Schneider’s house to the church where he was about to play, he said, “I will play for you some of Bach’s fugues.” “Thank you, sir,” we replied; “we are always delighted to hear these charming organ pieces, and had the pleasure a few days since of listening to several of them as performed by W[ilhel]m. Bach, of Berlin.” “So!" said Schneider; “if you have heard Wilhelm Bach play …   more >>

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 98. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448312128598 accessed: 6 February, 2023

location of experience: Berlin

Listeners

Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer
1792-1872

Listening to

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fugues
written by Bach
performed by Wilhelm Bach

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of 1852
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors

Originally submitted by acusworth on Mon, 23 Nov 2015 20:55:28 +0000
Approved on Thu, 16 Mar 2017 07:40:32 +0000