Cathedral congregation et al. in Canada - 1908

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 216-7:

A little difficulty awaited me at the beginning of my work at Montreal. I understood I was to deliver my opening address in the Cathedral ; but it appeared there had been some opposition, the Bishop, who I think was also the Dean, not agreeing to the Cathedral being used for that purpose. It was a trifling bit of obstruction that unfortunately is sometimes met with in Church matters. However, I was invited to the Presbyterian Church of St. Paul, and must say that it was in many of the Presbyterian Churches throughout Canada that I had the best success. I felt much at home in the Scotch …   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. 216-7. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432981163718 accessed: 19 October, 2021

location of experience: Canada

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Cathedral music
written by Dering, Wesley
performed by Choir of St James' Cathedral Toronto, Dr Ham

Experience Information

Date/Time 1908
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

During Frederick Bridge's lecture series on English Cathedral music given in Toronto, 1908.


Originally submitted by sp327 on Sat, 30 May 2015 11:19:23 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 11:44:37 +0000