Dr William Spark in Leipzig - in the middle of the 1870's

from Musical Reminiscences Past and Present, pages 17-18:

 After the second act [of La belle Helene] I repaired, by appointment, to the house of Herr Reinecke, with whom, and another musical friend, I spent a most delightful evening.

Here, again, music was all in all; for four hours we were entirely absorbed in it: now one plays the piano, then another ; now a duet, then an improvisation ; now a new original work, then an examination of some novelties by other composers; now a discussion on the state music of England, then the government support of music in Germany ; now organs and…   more >>

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Dr William Spark, Musical Reminiscences Past and Present (1892), p. 17. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1468765530864 accessed: 27 September, 2022

location of experience: Leipzig


Dr William Spark
Composer, Organist, Teacher

Listening to

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unknown music
written by Avison, Arcangelo Corelli, Francesco Geminiani, George Frideric Handel

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Sun, 17 Jul 2016 15:25:31 +0100
Approved on Thu, 21 Jul 2016 20:09:36 +0100