Congregation present in Westminster Abbey et al. in Westminster Abbey - 22 June, 1918

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 245-6:

The hymns were a very inspiring and moving part of the programme, and worthy of the occasion. The rest of the service adhered to the usual afternoon form, the anthem (selected by the committee) being a short composition of mine to words by Shakespeare (Richard III., Act 5, Sc. 3) :- Remember this God, and our good cause, fight upon our side ; The prayers of Holy Saints, and wronged souls, Like high rear'd bulwarks, stand before our faces. As these words are put into the mouth of a Welshman (Richmond, afterwards Henry VII.) they proved very appropriate. Her Majesty Queen Alexandra …   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. 245-6. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433066890404 accessed: 30 November, 2021

location of experience: Westminster Abbey

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Anthem from Richard III
written by Frederick Bridge, William Shakespeare
performed by Choir, Frederick Bridge, The Band of the Welsh Guards

Experience Information

Date/Time 22 June, 1918
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

Service in aid of Welsh prisoners of war


Originally submitted by sp327 on Sun, 31 May 2015 11:08:11 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 11:48:37 +0000