Lowell Mason in Düsseldorf - 3 August, 1852
from Musical letters from Abroad, pages 185-6:
At the close of the concert, the most exciting scene perhaps of the whole four days was witnessed, namely, the announcement of the successful competitors in song, and the presentation of the prizes.
A half-circle was formed around the prize committee, who had taken seats around the stage just in the rear of the table on which were placed the shining vessels of gold and silver. Amidst the loudest shouts the Burgermeister Hammers ascended the tribune to announce the decision of the judges.
Each of these announcements was received with the waving of… more >>
Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 185-6. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448709417506 accessed: 2 April, 2023
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|performance of 'unknown music'|
|Date/Time||3 August, 1852|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
Dusseldorf Festival - Grosses Männe gesang feste