Sculpture group of five figures on separate columns, reflecting the pipes of an organ. The central column is surmounted by a statue of Telemann in baroque costume in a directing pose. Around him are female figures representing the four temperaments: sanguine (pleasure-seeking and sociable), choleric (ambitious and leader-like), melancholic (introverted and thoughtful), and phlegmatic (relaxed and quiet).
On the building behind the monument is a red stone frieze which can be seen as petrified music (This frieze was partly covered by scaffolding).
Placed at the occassion of the 300th anniversary of Telemann's birth.
- Eberhard Roßdeutscher (Weißenfels 1921 - Magdeburg 1980),
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Location (N 52°7'40" - E 11°38'14")
Item Code: desa014; Photograph: 1 September 2012
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