Lowell Mason in Düsseldorf - 2 August, 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, pages 182-3:

At the conclusion of the singing, Herr Burgermeister Hammers came forward to the front of the stage, and being surrounded by the banner-bearers, each bearing the banner of his respective society, announced to the audience, in clear and distinct tones, amidst the loud cheerings of the assembly, the flourish of trumpets, and the waving of banners, the names of the composers to whom premiums had been awarded by the committee on composition. [...] These announcements were successively received with the loud applause of trumpets, drums, and voices; while banners waved and beauty smiled at …   more >>

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 182-3. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448706202822 accessed: 23 July, 2024

location of experience: Düsseldorf


Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer

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Experience Information

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


August Dusseldorf Festival - Grosses Männe gesang feste

Originally submitted by acusworth on Sat, 28 Nov 2015 10:23:23 +0000
Approved on Sun, 19 Mar 2017 07:30:35 +0000