Dr William Spark in St. Nicholas' Church, Berlin - in the middle of the 1870's

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


At ten o’clock on the following morning I repaired to the church of S. Nicholas, where I found, as usual, the organist, Dr. Papperitz, true to his appointment. The instrument in this church is one of the largest and most varied in its character of the notable modern organs of Germany, and has four manuals and ninety registers. The organist kindly showed me its varieties of tone in a short improvisation, and afterwards, at the particular request of Dr. Papperitz and…   more >>

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Dr William Spark, Musical Reminiscences Past and Present (1892), p. 17-18. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1468766647989 accessed: 24 February, 2024

location of experience: St. Nicholas' Church, Berlin


Dr William Spark
Composer, Organist, Teacher

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English organ music performed by Dr William Spark

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Sun, 17 Jul 2016 15:44:08 +0100
Approved on Thu, 21 Jul 2016 20:17:59 +0100