Peter Hawker in Haarlem - 27 April, 1821, in the afternoon

from Journal entry, 27 April 1821, page 219:

At half-past one I got back to Amsterdam, and at two started in a curricle for Haarlem to hear and play on the wonderful organ. By bribing the driver, I went the three and a half Belgic leagues in a little more …   more >>

cite as

Peter Hawker, Journal entry, 27 April 1821. In The Diary of Colonel Peter Hawker, 1802-1853, volume 1 (London, 1893), p. 219. accessed: 16 June, 2024

location of experience: Haarlem


Peter Hawker
Amateur Musician, Army officer, Sportsman, Writer

Listening to

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Hallelujah Chorus
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by Mr Schumann
Extemporised organ music in imitation of a storm performed by Mr Schumann

Experience Information

Date/Time 27 April, 1821, in the afternoon
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public, solitary

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:49:32 +0100
Approved on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:35:56 +0100