Dr William Spark in Berlin - in the middle of 1870

from Musical Reminiscences Past and Present, pages 5-6:

 In the afternoon, at [Professor Haupt's] suggestion, I visited the church of S. Marien, a fine building, possessing one of the largest organs in Berlin, ably presided over by Herr Otto Dienel. The service and organ were both similar to those I had heard in the morning; the organ, however, was enclosed in a much handsomer and elaborately carved case. In the evening I went to the recently erected church of S. Thomas, which has an immense dome in the centre, and is most richly and profusely decorated throughout. Here I found a large new instrument of four manuals, …   more >>

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Dr William Spark, Musical Reminiscences Past and Present (1892), p. 5. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1465388279157 accessed: 27 November, 2021

location of experience: Berlin

Listeners

Dr William Spark
Composer, Organist, Teacher
1825-1897

Listening to

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Chorales
written by Herr Succo
performed by Herr Otto Dienel, Herr Succo

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Wed, 08 Jun 2016 13:17:59 +0100
Approved on Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:39:41 +0100