Henry T. Bovey et al. in Imperial College London - July, 1909

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 271-2:

A ceremonial attended with much eclat was that of the laying of the first stone of the new buildings of the Imperial College of Science and Technology, at South Kensington, by King Edward, who was accompanied by Queen Alexandra. This brilliant function took place in July, 1909. The proposed institution was close to my own University of London, and when my friend Dr. Henry T. Bovey, the Rector of the new College, came and asked me to provide appropriate music to grace and assist the ceremony, I greatly appreciated being selected for this honour. Dr. Bovey was one of the many friends whom I …   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. 271-2. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433093250202 accessed: 2 April, 2020

location of experience: Imperial College London

Listeners

Listening to

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Glees
written by Various
performed by Frederick Bridge, Choir of Westminster Abbey
Madrigals
written by Various
performed by Frederick Bridge, Choir of Westminster Abbey
The spacious firmament on high
written by Joseph Addison
performed by Frederick Bridge, Choir of Westminster Abbey

Experience Information

Date/Time July, 1909
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Sun, 31 May 2015 18:27:30 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 12:05:27 +0000