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

from Musical Reminiscences Past and Present, page 34:

On the evening of the same day, after having discovered and supplied myself with many new musical publications of much interest and beauty, I left Dresden for Magdeburg. During the journey a singular incident occurred which showed unmistakably how well the musical education of the young is cared for in Germany.

 At one of the stations (Oschatz) where we stopped for refreshment, a number of boys (perhaps twenty) returning from school, were met by their companions and also by several young girls, whose joy at returning home was evidenced in their beaming, happy …   more >>

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Dr William Spark, Musical Reminiscences Past and Present (1892), p. 34. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1469200286371 accessed: 2 April, 2020

location of experience: Magdeburg

Listeners

Dr William Spark
Composer, Organist, Teacher
1825-1897

Listening to

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Unknown Children's Songs

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:11:26 +0100
Approved on Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:44:14 +0100