Queen Victoria in Osborne House - 1887

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 128-9:

This was the year of H.M. Queen Victoria's Jubilee, and preparations were already being made for the due celebration of this event, to be held in the Abbey on June 21st. I had taken time by the forelock, and set some appropriate words as an anthem which possibly might be used on this occasion. H.M. The Queen had of course the selection of the music, and Canon Prothero suggested to Her Majesty that I should attend with some of the choir at Osborne, to let her hear my anthem. The date selected for our visit was unfortunately the day of the unveiling of Professor Fawcett's Memorial. I took a …   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. 128-9. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432829301159 accessed: 22 January, 2018

location of experience: Osborne House

Listeners

Queen Victoria
Monarch
1819-19??

Listening to

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Jubilee anthem
written by Frederick Bridge
performed by Choir of Westminster Abbey

Experience Information

Date/Time 1887
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others

Originally submitted by sp327 on Thu, 28 May 2015 17:08:21 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 11:33:05 +0000