Countess Granville in Grote Kerk, Haarlem - 26 April, 1824, in the afternoon

from Letter from Lady Granville to her sister, Lady G. Morpeth, 24–27 April 1824, pages 283–284:

At ten o’clock we set forwards for Haarlem.  The day heavenly. […] We landed at twelve in Van Eede’s garden. The whole ground a carpet of flowers. We walked and smelt for half an hour and then through the pretty town to the church to hear the organ. I cannot describe to you the magnificence of this instrument. It is the finest thing I ever heard. The three or four first chords made me pipe. It is the very omnipotence of sound, and you will think I am fabulous when I tell you that ‘L’Orage,’ a…   more >>

cite as

Henrietta Elizabeth [Harriet] Leveson Gower, Letter from Lady Granville to her sister, Lady G. Morpeth, 24–27 April 1824. In F. Leveson Gower (ed.), Letters of Harriet Countess Granville, 1810–1845, volume 1 (London, 1894), p. 283–284. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1537281923429 accessed: 13 August, 2020

location of experience: Grote Kerk, Haarlem

Listeners

Countess Granville
1785-1862

Listening to

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'L'Orage'
written by the organist of Grote Kerk Haarlem
performed by the organist of Grote Kerk Haarlem

Experience Information

Date/Time 26 April, 1824, in the afternoon
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

Harriet Leveson Gower's sister, Georgiana Dorothy Howard, was titled Lady Morpeth until September 1825, after which she was titled Lady Carlisle.


Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:45:24 +0100
Approved on Thu, 11 Oct 2018 14:48:39 +0100