George J. Elvey in Windsor - the 1800's

from Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey, page 77:

One night, when practising " The Creation," the confusion at first was so great that the Doctor remarked laughingly to the members : " You have succeeded in depicting chaos better than Haydn ever intended."
cite as

Lady Mary Elvey, Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey (London, 1894), p. 77. accessed: 2 March, 2024

location of experience: Windsor


George J. Elvey
Organist, Composer

Listening to

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The Creation
written by Joseph Haydn
performed by The Choral Society Windsor

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1800's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Sat, 30 May 2015 15:46:22 +0100
Approved on Tue, 22 Sep 2015 09:36:36 +0100