Frederick Bridge in Westminster Abbey - 28 June, 1880

from Westminster Pilgrim; Being a Record of Service in Church, Cathedral and Abbey, College University and Concert Room, with a Few Notes on Sport, pages 70-71:

I COMMENCED my duties at the Abbey in 1875, after the Summer holidays, being well received by my predecessor, James Turle, who still retained his title of Organist, and, as I have said, continued to live in his house in the Cloisters. This welcome was all the more acceptable to me, inasmuch as he had been assisted for some years by a clever pupil (who afterwards became organist of the Chapel Royal Charles Jekyll) who possibly he had hoped might have succeeded him. He never interfered with my work in any way, or proffered any but the kindest criticism and counsel. During the few years he …   more >>
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Frederick Bridge, Westminster Pilgrim; Being a Record of Service in Church, Cathedral and Abbey, College University and Concert Room, with a Few Notes on Sport (1919), p. 70-71. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432794044691 accessed: 6 December, 2021

location of experience: Westminster Abbey

Listeners

Frederick Bridge
Organist, Composer, Teacher, Writer
1844-1924

Listening to

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Organ music
written by George Frideric Handel, William Crotch
performed by James Turle

Experience Information

Date/Time 28 June, 1880
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Thu, 28 May 2015 07:20:45 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 11:27:50 +0000