Lowell Mason in Düsseldorf - 1 August, 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, page 179:

The competition-singing, harmonious, now began, and the different societies followed in quick succession. The name of the society about to sing was announced by a placard so disposed as to be seen by the whole assembly, and also by the standard or banner of the society, which always preceded the members as they came forward on the stage, and waved encouragement over them while they contended for the prize. It may be remarked, that many of these banners were very elegant, being made of the richest velvet or satin, with gold or silver embroidery of mottos, or emblematic figures. Each society …   more >>

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 179. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448659394533 accessed: 29 January, 2022

location of experience: Düsseldorf

Listeners

Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer
1792-1872

Listening to

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unknown choral music
written by Henry Purcell

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 21:23:14 +0000
Approved on Fri, 17 Mar 2017 20:15:26 +0000