Alexander Mackenzie in London - 1922

from A Musician's Narrative , page 254:

The profound impression made upon a crowded congregation in St. Paul's Cathedral has already been mentioned. An eloquent sermon by the Bishop of London (Honorary Chaplain to the Academy) was admirably suited to the occasion and a largely-augmented choir did fullest justice to the well-chosen music, the selection and direction of which had been entrusted to Dr. Charles Macpherson. The effect of his solemn Te Deum is unforgettable. Our girls in white and scarlet–wearing specially-designed, chic black velvet caps, naval and military uniforms and academic robes–made a brave show of colour, and…   more >>
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Alexander Mackenzie, A Musician's Narrative (London, 1927), p. 254. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432125222868 accessed: 19 May, 2022

location of experience: London

Listeners

Alexander Mackenzie
Violinist
1847-1935

Listening to

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Te Deum
written by George Frideric Handel

Experience Information

Date/Time 1922
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by gkw on Wed, 20 May 2015 13:33:43 +0100
Approved on Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:34:36 +0100