Lowell Mason in Conservatorium der Musik, Munich - late May, 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, page 133:

Above one-half of the students constitute a choir, and meet regularly once a week for a two-hours’ exercise, under the vigilant watch and care of Director Hauser. They practice the very best music, from Lasso and Palestrina all the way down to Mendelssohn; and on the afternoon when we were permitted to be present, the Oratorio of Elijah was performed, with Piano Forte accompaniment. The recitatives, songs, and concerted pieces were all given by pupils, and both these and the choruses were highly creditable to the institution. It was not a public performance, and was without rehearsal.…   more >>

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 133. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448358538400 accessed: 8 August, 2022

location of experience: Conservatorium der Musik, Munich

Listeners

Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer
1792-1872

Listening to

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Elijah
written by Felix Mendelssohn, Felix Mendelssohn
performed by Franz Hauser

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by acusworth on Tue, 24 Nov 2015 09:48:58 +0000
Approved on Fri, 17 Mar 2017 19:12:09 +0000