Lowell Mason in Chapel of All Saints, Munich - mid May, 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, pages 129-30:

This is a Roman Catholic place, and the music is, of course, such as belongs to that Church. There is but one place where a good choir is sustained, namely, the “Chapel of All Saints.” This a beautiful building, about one hundred and fifty feet in length, ninety in width, and seventy in height. There are a number of fine carvings ; and the whole interior is finely covered with fresco paintings, on a gold ground; so that the appearance, as one enters the building, is very splendid. We attended at this chapel on two occasions, on each of which high mass was performed, viz., …   more >>

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 129-30. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448357159811 accessed: 3 December, 2023

location of experience: Chapel of All Saints, Munich


Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer

Listening to

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church music
written by Johann Caspar Aiblinger
performed by Johann Caspar Aiblinger

Experience Information

Date/Time mid May, 1852
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by acusworth on Tue, 24 Nov 2015 09:26:00 +0000
Approved on Thu, 16 Mar 2017 08:22:00 +0000