Filson Young in Manchester Cathedral - December, 1910

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 289-91:

A matter which came very near to my heart was to learn of the projected rebuilding of my old organ at Manchester, and in following the reconstruction I noted its many points of improvement with much satisfaction. It was like stepping back across the decades into the years of my young manhood when, in December, 1910, responding to the invitation of Bishop Welldon and Mr. Nicholson, I journeyed to Manchester to collaborate with Dr. Kendrick Pyne in the opening ceremony of what was in fact a new instrument. Dr. Pyne had resigned the organistship of the Cathedral in 1908. It was a graceful act …   more >>

cite as

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. 289-91. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433140776828 accessed: 4 July, 2022

location of experience: Manchester Cathedral

Listeners

Listening to

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Choral Fugue
written by Gustav Merkel
performed by Frederick Bridge
Larghetto
written by Wesley
performed by Frederick Bridge
Organ works
written by Wesley
performed by Kendrick Pyne

Experience Information

Date/Time December, 1910
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 01 Jun 2015 07:39:37 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 12:11:25 +0000