Robert Kilvert in Oxford - 25 May, 1876

from Diary of Francis Kilvert, Holy Thursday, 25 May 1876, page 316:

This afternoon Mayhew and I attended the evensong of the Ascension at New College Chapel.... The Chapel was filled with people. There were 'High Prayers', a magnificent tempest of an Anthem, and a superb voluntary after the service during which people stood about in picturesque groups in the light streaming from the great West window or sat listening in the Antechapel stalls.
cite as

Robert Kilvert, Diary of Francis Kilvert, Holy Thursday, 25 May 1876. In William Plomer (ed.), Kilvert's Diary (London, 2013), p. 316. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1395856900438 accessed: 21 September, 2017

location of experience: Oxford

Listeners

Robert Kilvert
clergyman
1840-1879

Listening to

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anthem performed by choir of New College Oxford
voluntary

Experience Information

Date/Time 25 May, 1876
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 26 Mar 2014 18:01:40 +0000