John Marsh in Winchester - 1765

from journal entry, page 38:

...after which hearing that the Cathedral service began at 4. in the afternoon, which kind of service I had then never heard (except perhaps when quite a child at St Paul's) I was fix'd at the choir door soon after the bells began chiming & waited with great anticipation 'till the chanting began, with the solemnity of w'ch I was much affected & highly delighted; & the chant then used, tho' a common one, made so great an impression upon me, that it not only ran in my head for some days afterwards but to this day, I well remember it.... the Cathedral, organ etc. so occupied my mind for some time…   more >>
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John Marsh, and Brian Robins (ed.), journal entry, volume - (Stuyvesant, New York, 1998), p. 38. accessed: 22 November, 2017

location of experience: Winchester


John Marsh
Gentleman, Writer, Music criticism, Composer […]

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Experience Information

Date/Time 1765
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public


experience took place in Winchester Cathedral

Originally submitted by iepearson on Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:46:21 +0000