Lowell Mason in Aachen - late June, 1852, at night

from Musical letters from Abroad, page 153:

[T]he occasion of the general turning out was the expected return of the singers of Aix-la-Chapelle from Lille, where they had been for a few days to attend a grand musical festival. Different choirs had contended for a prize which had been offered for the best vocal performance, and the news had already arrived that a choir from this place had been the winners; and the multitude had assembled to give them due honors and a cordial reception on their return home. They came soon after, but unfortunately a violent shower of rain prevented the procession through the principal streets that had …   more >>

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 153. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448366833867 accessed: 4 July, 2022

location of experience: Aachen

Listeners

Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer
1792-1872

Listening to

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Don Juan
written by Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Experience Information

Date/Time late June, 1852, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by acusworth on Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:07:14 +0000
Approved on Fri, 17 Mar 2017 19:30:31 +0000