Lowell Mason in Düsseldorf - 1 August, 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, page 179:

After six societies had sung, a recess of half an hour was proclaimed, when the vast multitude retired to the garden, where greetings were given and friends welcomed, and refreshments abundant were passed round, with “wine which maketh glad the heart of man.” It was interesting to move about among the thronged avenues and crowded tables, see the eating and drinking and smoking, and hear the mirthful laugh and lively prattle of the busy people. It was fraught with instructive lessons, too; but we must not moralize now, but only attempt to describe. The half-hour having been …   more >>

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Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 179. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448659532009 accessed: 5 April, 2020

location of experience: Düsseldorf

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Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer
1792-1872

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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 21:25:32 +0000
Approved on Fri, 17 Mar 2017 20:16:15 +0000