Paul Hainlein in Venice - between 5 October, 1647, 12:00 AM and 6 October, 1647, 12:00 AM

from Letter from Paul Hainlein to Friedrich Behaim, 11 October 1647, pages 571-572:

Most Noble and Excellent Sir, to whom is due my willing and bounden service, at all times ready according to my best abilities, I did not wish to neglect informing Your Worship with this little letter that I arrived in Venice safe and sound, thank God, and was rather looking forward to hearing some music.  I have already heard some in four or five different churches, and it was quite good.  One service among them, by far the best, took place last Saturday just before the evening hour [6 p.m.] in S. Giovanni e Paolo, on the Feast of…   more >>

cite as

Denis Stevens, Letter from Paul Hainlein to Friedrich Behaim, 11 October 1647. In 'Monteverdiana 93' in Early Music, volume 21, No. 4 (November, 1993), p. 571-572. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1521118941428 accessed: 4 December, 2021

location of experience: Venice

Listeners

Paul Hainlein
Composer, Instrument maker, Organist
1626-1686

Listening to

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Introduction to psalm
Preluding
Dixit Dominus
written by Giovanni Rovetta
Nisi Dominus
Sonatas and motets
written by Giovanni Rovetta

Experience Information

Date/Time between 5 October, 1647, 12:00 AM and 6 October, 1647, 12:00 AM
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

Paul Hainlein was visiting Venice to study music and language, and wrote frequently to his patron, Friedrich Behaim.


Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 15 Mar 2018 13:02:21 +0000
Approved on Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:19:14 +0000