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

from Musical Reminiscences Past and Present, pages 28, 29:

At eight o’clock, before I had finished my toilet, I was astonished to receive a visit from my friend, Herr Gustav Merkel, whose organ compositions and performances are justly celebrated wherever they are known. He had called early, he said, in order to make me acquainted with the services at the Hofkirche, where he presides as court organist. I repaired at the appointed time to the church, which …   more >>

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Dr William Spark, Musical Reminiscences Past and Present (1892), p. 28, 29. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1469199025787 accessed: 27 November, 2021

location of experience: Dresden

Listeners

Dr William Spark
Composer, Organist, Teacher
1825-1897

Listening to

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Graduale
written by Carl Gottlieb Reissiger
Offertium
written by Rastrelli
Mass in F minor
written by Carl August Krebs

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 Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:50:25 +0100
Approved on Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:39:04 +0100