Lowell Mason in Düsseldorf - 2 August, 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, page 182:

After a recess of about forty minutes, during which time there was a general retreat to the garden, to engage in the performances there, the societies from towns of ten thousand inhabitants or more, of which there were four in number, constituting the first class, resumed and completed the prize-contest-singing. Three of these societies (of the first class) sang exceedingly well; but the “Concordia” from Bonn was decidedly superior to all the others, and the loud, long applause that followed their performance seemed to be a decision by the audience in anticipation of that of the…   more >>

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 182. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448660876121 accessed: 20 May, 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
performed by Concordia Bonn

Experience Information

Date/Time 2 August, 1852
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by acusworth on Fri, 27 Nov 2015 21:47:56 +0000
Approved on Sun, 19 Mar 2017 07:29:42 +0000