Baron von Bunsen et al. in Heidelberg - 30 December, 1854

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, page 367:

Letter from Bunsen to one of his Sons, Heidelberg: last evening of the year 1854 - The melodious bells of all the churches are ringing out the old year—in the church a full and devout congregation have been singing, with trombone accompaniment, 'Nun danket Alle Gott!'—and your mother and I have said together with tearful eyes, ' Praise the Lord, for He is gracious, and His mercy endureth for ever ! Who maketh the lame to walk, and the blind to see ! What is man that Thou so regardest him, or the son of man that Thou so visitest him? ' Lord ! I am not worthy of the goodness and …   more >>

cite as

Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, volume 2 (London, 1868), p. 367. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434290557673 accessed: 30 November, 2021

location of experience: Heidelberg

Listeners

Baron von Bunsen
Diplomat, scholar, diplomat, Theologian
1791-1860
Baroness von Bunsen
Painting, Writer
1791-1876

Listening to

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Nun danket alle Gott
written by Johann Sebastian Bach
performed by Church Congregation Heidelberg

Experience Information

Date/Time 30 December, 1854
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Sun, 14 Jun 2015 15:02:37 +0100
Approved on Sat, 19 Sep 2015 10:13:28 +0100