Samuel Pepys in London - 15 April, 1666

from Diary of Samuel Pepys, 15 April 1666, pages 606-607:

Easter Day... I to Whitehall chapel; and there coming late, could hear nothing of the Bishop of London’s sermon; so walked into the park to the Queen’s chapel and there heard a good deal of their mass and some of their Musique, which is not so contemptible, I think, as our people would make it, it pleasing me very well - and, indeed, better than the Anthemne I heard afterwards at Whitehall at my coming back.
cite as

Samuel Pepys, Diary of Samuel Pepys, 15 April 1666. In Robert Latham and William Matthews (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys : a selection (London, 2003), p. 606-607. accessed: 2 April, 2023

location of experience: London


Samuel Pepys
Member of Parliament, Diarist, Naval officer

Listening to

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sacred music performed by choir of the Queen's Chapel

Experience Information

Date/Time 15 April, 1666
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:18:53 +0100