Dr Charles Maclean - August, 1910

from Westminster Pilgrim; Being a Record of Service in Church, Cathedral and Abbey, College University and Concert Room, with a Few Notes on Sport, page 227:

The late Dr. Charles Maclean, writing in the July-August, 1910, issue of the monthly journal of the International Musical Society, upon the Wesley Commemoration, let fall some characteristically pungent and succinct remarks. He said: "As composer, and in the domain of Church music, S. S. Wesley eclipsed his father and towered above all his contemporaries. He did this because alone of all of them he could write a tune . . . His fame rests chiefly on his two dozen anthems. Each of the large anthems is a symphony of several vocal numbers, and each number will be found to be based on a single…   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. 227. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432983982657 accessed: 19 September, 2021

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Church music of Samuel Sebastian Wesley
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Date/Time August, 1910
Medium live
Listening Environment solitary

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From article on the church music of S.S. Wesley in monthly journal of the International Music Society


Originally submitted by sp327 on Sat, 30 May 2015 12:06:22 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 11:52:57 +0000