Lowell Mason in Düsseldorf - 1 August, 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, pages 178-9:

At a little past five o’clock, when the house was filled with an anxious and deeply-interested audience, and the singers, somewhat over sixteen hundred in number, all men, filled the stage, leaving room only for the performing society in the centre and in front, and in view of all the people, the brilliant prizes, vases and cups, were tastefully arranged — the performance began. A flourish of trumpets and drums came first, then an overture, and then a grand vocal and instrumental chorus of welcome greeting by the united Dusseldorf Societies. A most charming choral performance of…   more >>

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 178-9. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448659261066 accessed: 26 October, 2021

location of experience: Düsseldorf

Listeners

Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer
1792-1872

Listening to

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performance of 'unknown music'

Experience Information

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

Notes

Dusseldorf Festival - Grosses Männe gesang feste


Originally submitted by acusworth on Fri, 27 Nov 2015 21:21:01 +0000
Approved on Fri, 17 Mar 2017 20:14:34 +0000