T. Acland et al. in London - in the beginning of 1846

from Letter from Baroness Bunsen to Heinrich Abeken, 2 April 1846, page 87:

Not long since T. Acland took me to hear the performance at St. Mark’s College-Church, the place where there is a training-school for schoolmasters: nothing new to others, but it was new to me. The boys are taught to sing, and the whole service of the Church is gone through by them in a fine style, musically considered: the chanting of the Psalms being only by them performed quite as it ought. That chanting is to me very satisfactory, and I would wish it everywhere: but to have the Venite, the Te Deum, the Jubilate, all in canto figurato, though ever so good, and a long anthem …   more >>
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Frances von Bunsen, Letter from Baroness Bunsen to Heinrich Abeken, 2 April 1846. In Augustus Hare (ed.), The Life and Letters of Frances Baroness Bunsen, volume 2 (London, 1879), p. 87. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1383053035022 accessed: 24 November, 2017

location of experience: London

Listeners

Frances von Bunsen
Writer, Painting
1791-1876

Listening to

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sacred muisc at St Mark's College Church performed by choir of St Mark's College Church

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of 1846
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 04 Dec 2013 18:32:37 +0000