Lowell Mason in St Nicholas Church, Leipzig - early April, 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, pages 116-7:

I have just returned from the morning service. Since Easter, the Motets with Orchestra have been resumed; and to-day, the musical exercises were somewhat different from what they usually are. A Chorale was first sung; but there were not many people to join in. The exercises commence precisely at eight o’clock, whether anybody is there or not; and sometimes I have attended public worship, when there was no one present at the commencement, except the singers. After the chorale to-day, the first two movements of a mass by Cherubini were sung, “Kyrie,” and “Gloria in …   more >>

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 116-7. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448316411409 accessed: 29 January, 2023

location of experience: St Nicholas Church, Leipzig

Listeners

Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer
1792-1872

Listening to

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A mass by Cherubini
written by Cherubini
a motet
written by Louis Spohr

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by acusworth on Mon, 23 Nov 2015 22:06:51 +0000
Approved on Thu, 16 Mar 2017 08:06:12 +0000