Lowell Mason in Düsseldorf - 1 August, 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, page 176:

At about eleven o’clock, (Sunday,) the singing societies of Dusseldorf, together with such of the visitors as had already arrived, assembled at the Hotel “Prince of Prussia,” and at the railroad station near by, to receive the various societies as they came in by the different trains. When all had arrived, or at about twelve o’clock, a grand procession was formed, numbering over sixteen hundred singers, which, accompanied by two bands of music, one at the head and the other in the centre, amid the ringing of bells, the roaring of cannon, the waving of banners, and …   more >>

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Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 176. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448658878157 accessed: 24 July, 2024

location of experience: Düsseldorf


Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer

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Experience Information

Date/Time 1 August, 1852
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by acusworth on Fri, 27 Nov 2015 21:14:38 +0000
Approved on Fri, 17 Mar 2017 20:12:42 +0000