Samuel Pepys in Whitehall - 8 July, 1660

from Diary of Samuel Pepys, 8 July 1660, page 61:

Lords day. To Whitehall to chapel, where I got in with ease by going before the Lord Chancellor with Mr. Kipps. Here I heard very good Musique, the first time that I remember ever to have heard the Organs and singing-men in Surplices in my life.
cite as

Samuel Pepys, Diary of Samuel Pepys, 8 July 1660. In Robert Latham and William Matthews (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys : a selection (London, 2003), p. 61. accessed: 17 June, 2024

location of experience: Whitehall


Samuel Pepys
Member of Parliament, Diarist, Naval officer

Listening to

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17th-century sacred music

Experience Information

Date/Time 8 July, 1660
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Sat, 09 Aug 2014 10:32:27 +0100