Dr William Spark in Hamburg - in the middle of 1870

from Musical Reminiscences Past and Present, page 3:

 

 

In the evening I attended one of the numerous concerts given in the charming gardens which are to be found in the environs of Hamburg. We had a performance by three military bands, numbering 120 players; they played separately and unitedly, the balance of tone being in both instances remarkably even and good. Amongst other pieces Wagner’s well-known March …   more >>

cite as

Dr William Spark, Musical Reminiscences Past and Present (1892), p. 3. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1449564033135 accessed: 13 July, 2020

location of experience: Hamburg

Listeners

Dr William Spark
Composer, Organist, Teacher
1825-1897

Listening to

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Tannhauser March
written by Wagner
performed by Military Band

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of 1870
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Tue, 08 Dec 2015 08:40:34 +0000
Approved on Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:11:01 +0100