Anton Schindler et al. in Mozart House, Frankfurt - mid June, 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, pages 151-2:

Just before leaving Frankfort, we had an opportunity of attending a matinee, or very select morning concert, in the saloon of the Mozart House. Such morning concerts are quite common in the larger German cities. An individual, having the means to do it, employs at his own expense an orchestra, or more probably a quartet, or quintet, makes out his own programme, and invites his friends to spend a couple of hours in listening to fine music. On the present occasion, an audience of perhaps two hundred persons (the most musical people of Frankfort) were brought together. Schindler, the …   more >>

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 151-2. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448366107348 accessed: 24 October, 2021

location of experience: Mozart House, Frankfurt

Listeners

Anton Schindler
law clerk, Music teacher, Violinist, Secretary
1785-1864
Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer
1792-1872

Listening to

hide composers
part songs
Recit and aria
written by Johann Sebastian Bach
Quintet in G minor
written by Mozart
performed by Baldenecker, Drinnenberg, Posch, Siedentopf, Wolff
Rhapsodie in C Minor
written by Alexander Dreyschock
performed by William Mason
Amitie pour amitie
written by William Mason
performed by William Mason
Quintet Movement
written by Mozart
performed by Baldenecker, Drinnenberg, Posch, Siedentopf, Wolff

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by acusworth on Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:55:08 +0000
Approved on Fri, 17 Mar 2017 19:26:15 +0000