Lowell Mason in Düsseldorf - 3 August, 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, pages 185-6:

At the close of the concert, the most exciting scene perhaps of the whole four days was witnessed, namely, the announcement of the successful competitors in song, and the presentation of the prizes.

 

A half-circle was formed around the prize committee, who had taken seats around the stage just in the rear of the table on which were placed the shining vessels of gold and silver. Amidst the loudest shouts the Burgermeister Hammers ascended the tribune to announce the decision of the judges.

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Each of these announcements was received with the waving of…   more >>

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 185-6. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448709417506 accessed: 29 January, 2022

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 3 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 Sat, 28 Nov 2015 11:16:57 +0000
Approved on Sun, 19 Mar 2017 07:35:50 +0000