Dr. Selwyn in Exeter Cathedral - mid 19th Century

from Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey, pages 68-69:

Dr. Elvey therefore sent in an application for Exeter Cathedral, which was then in want of an organist, and proceeded there by coach to compete for the post, which he won. On this occasion, as on the previous one when he competed at Windsor, he received many excellent testimonials one, to which he attached especial value, being from the late Bishop Selwyn to this effect : "He will not only discharge the duties of such a situation in a merely formal and devout manner, but he will do his utmost in his particular department to add to the solemnity and devotion of the Church Service. (Signed) …   more >>
cite as

Lady Mary Elvey, Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey (London, 1894), p. 68-69. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432996748801 accessed: 25 October, 2021

location of experience: Exeter Cathedral

Listeners

Dr. Selwyn
Bishop

Listening to

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Anthems
written by George J. Elvey
performed by George J. Elvey

Experience Information

Date/Time mid 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Sat, 30 May 2015 15:39:09 +0100
Approved on Tue, 22 Sep 2015 09:35:07 +0100