William Mason in York - between the 1750's and 25 January, 1796

from Letter from William Mason to Richard Hurd, Aston, January 25, 1796, page 121:

I remember, when the Nicene Creed was sung at York [Minster], It was was usual for the Dean or Officiating Residentiary to chant audibly 'I believe in one God' - & then the Organ and Choir took up in their Counterpoint & Canon the rest of it.
cite as

William Mason, Letter from William Mason to Richard Hurd, Aston, January 25, 1796. In Leonard Whibley (ed.), The correspondence of Richard Hurd and William Mason (Cambridge, 1932), p. 121. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1396003060425 accessed: 21 November, 2017

location of experience: York

Listeners

William Mason
Cleric

Experience Information

Date/Time between the 1750's and 25 January, 1796
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by David Rowland on Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:37:40 +0000