Lowell Mason in Reformed Church, Leipzig - early May, 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, page 124:

The society have no entire building for the purpose of worship, and meet in an “upper chamber,” in a large building near the St. Thomas church. They have here a very commodious chapel, neatly finished, capable of seating, perhaps, five hundred persons. The whole congregation yesterday did not number more than one hundred and fifty persons. The form of worship does not differ essentially from the Lutheran church; yet there is a space in the service left for extemporary prayer. There is no choir,' but the singing is lead by five or six boys, who sing at the top of their voices the…   more >>

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 124. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448322713112 accessed: 15 April, 2024

location of experience: Reformed Church, Leipzig


Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer

Listening to

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unknown church music

Experience Information

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


At the Reformed Church in Leipzig.

Originally submitted by acusworth on Mon, 23 Nov 2015 23:51:53 +0000
Approved on Thu, 16 Mar 2017 08:15:02 +0000