in London - late 19th Century

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

Sullivan relinquished the direction of the National Training School in 1881, but I by no means lost sight of him. He lived in Victoria Street, close by me, at Westminster, and would frequently come down to the Abbey when we did one of his anthems. Having been educated as a chorister, with much the same training as myself, he had an intimate knowledge of the requirements of Church music, and although he had chosen a path outside the ecclesiastical world, he retained his skill in organplaying. On one occasion, when hearing him play at a wedding, I was delighted with his powers of …   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). https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433091318633 accessed: 6 October, 2022

location of experience: London

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Wedding music performed by Arthur Sullivan

Experience Information

Date/Time late 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Originally submitted by sp327 on Sun, 31 May 2015 17:55:18 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 11:51:22 +0000