Unknown gentleman - in the middle of 1840

from Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey, pages 53-54:

" On Tuesday morning last, previous to Her Majesty taking her usual exercise in the Park, she was graciously pleased to order the performance of Mr. Elvey's beautiful exercise for his Mus. Doc. degree, and for this purpose Her Majesty's private band was in attendance to take the instrumental parts, and members of the Sacred Harmonic Society to support the choruses. We have had the opportunity of hearing and judging of this sublime piece of music. It was universally admired on its performance in Cardinal Wolsey's Chapel a few days since before a large company, and we are assured by a …   more >>

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Lady Mary Elvey, Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey (London, 1894), p. 53-54. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432902300464 accessed: 6 July, 2022

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The Ways of Zion do Mourn
written by George J. Elvey

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of 1840
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Fri, 29 May 2015 13:25:00 +0100
Approved on Tue, 22 Sep 2015 09:19:12 +0100