Dr Charles Maclean in Westminster Abbey - 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 228:

Dr. Maclean made some graceful references to our service at the Abbey, and to me. I venture to give an extract : "Sir Frederick Bridge, whose energy is inexhaustible in illustrating the great features of his country's music, and to whom every anniversary is a festal day, marked St. Peter's Day with functions at the Abbey commemorative of S. S. Wesley's birth-centenary. Along with the religious service for the day, eight of the great anthems were sung in the Nave by a choir of two hundred and fifty, with organ accompaniment (Alcock), but conducted from a rostrum (Bridge), and so rendered …   more >>

cite as

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. 228. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432984504343 accessed: 30 November, 2021

location of experience: Westminster Abbey

Listeners

Listening to

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Organ works
written by Wesley
performed by Kendrick Pyne, Frederick Bridge
church anthem
written by Wesley
performed by Dr Alcock, Frederick Bridge, Choir of Westminster Abbey

Experience Information

Date/Time 1910
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

Quoted from Dr Charles Maclean's article on church music of S.S. Wesley in journal of International Music Society (July-August 1910)


Originally submitted by sp327 on Sat, 30 May 2015 12:15:04 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 11:47:42 +0000