Prime Minister of Prussia et al. in Rome - the 1820's

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume 1, pages 190-191:

The first occasion on which the members of the Papal Choir were ever permitted to perform their own especial harmonies out of the Papal residence, was that of a fete given by Niebuhr at his residence in the Palazzo Savelli, in honour of Baron Stem, and of Prince Hardenberg, then Chancellor of State and Prime Minister of Prussia. This invitation was the result of a strong conviction on the part of Niebuhr of the propriety of making such a demonstration of respect, both to his countrymen and to the grandees of Rome, and to the diplomatic body ; and having once made up his mind to do this, the…   more >>

cite as

Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume 1 (London, 1868), p. 190-191. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433771880551 accessed: 4 December, 2021

location of experience: Rome

Listeners

Barthold Georg Niebuhr
diplomat, historian
1776-1831
Baron von Bunsen
Diplomat, scholar, diplomat, Theologian
1791-1860

Listening to

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Dies Irae
written by Pittoni
performed by The Papal Choir
Missa Papae Marcelli
written by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
performed by The Papal Choir
Tu es Petrus
written by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
performed by The Papal Choir

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1820's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Mon, 08 Jun 2015 14:58:00 +0100
Approved on Thu, 17 Sep 2015 15:54:49 +0100