Dr William Spark in Hamburg - in the middle of 1870

from Musical Reminiscences Past and Present, pages 1-2:

 Hamburg literally swarms with theatres and concert rooms. To some of these I repaired in the evening; but there is no music to be heard in these places without eating and drinking yet all these gastronomic proceedings were carried on with such quiet and order that one's enjoyment of the music was scarcely ever marred.

One of the largest of the second-class theatres (the principal ones being closed at this period of the year) is the “Theater der central Halle.,, Here (the admission to…   more >>

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Dr William Spark, Musical Reminiscences Past and Present (1892), p. 1-2. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1450284298742 accessed: 25 July, 2024

location of experience: Hamburg


Dr William Spark
Composer, Organist, Teacher

Listening to

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Mendelssohn's Wedding March
written by Felix Mendelssohn
performed by unknown string orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of 1870
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Wed, 16 Dec 2015 16:44:58 +0000
Approved on Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:33:21 +0100