Lionel Tertis in Holborn - 25 April, 1959
from My Viola and I: a complete autobiography / Lionel Tertis, page 114:
We were most fortunate in our fellow-musicians who assisted at the service. The gentlemen of the Choir of St Pauls sang an unaccompanied anthem by Dr Ernest Walker, a setting of the words of Psalm 121: ‘I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills’- one of the finest quartet ensembles of voices we had ever heard. / Sir William McKie, the organist of Westminster Abbey, most kindly played the organ for us. During the signing of the register he performed, magnificently, Bach’s Prelude and Fugue in B minor. This was followed by three duets for cello and viola which Lillian and I … more >>
Lionel Tertis, My Viola and I: a complete autobiography / Lionel Tertis (Great Britain, 1974), p. 114. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1424546400516 accessed: 17 October, 2021
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|Date/Time||25 April, 1959|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
The music was played during Lionel Tertis' wedding with Lilian Warmington at the Musicians’ Church, St Sepulchre’s in Holborn.