Unknown gentleman in Gloucester - mid 19th Century

from Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey, page 128:

"By request Dr. Elvey has composed an anthem for the Gloucester Festival. He has adapted passages from the 97th Psalm as part of his text, and the words of the Psalmist have inspired him with the happiest thoughts that have yet helped him to rank honourably among our most meritorious composers for the Church. " This anthem is in D major, and it opens with a spirited chorus, 'The Lord is King/ and terminates with a clever fugato, ' For His mercy endureth for ever." It abounds in beautiful passages, and the choruses are very grand and massive. The principal singers, orchestra, and chorus …   more >>
cite as

Lady Mary Elvey, Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey (London, 1894), p. 128. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433158503806 accessed: 20 April, 2024

location of experience: Gloucester


Listening to

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Anthem based on the 97th Psalm
written by George J. Elvey

Experience Information

Date/Time mid 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Mon, 01 Jun 2015 12:35:04 +0100
Approved on Tue, 22 Sep 2015 11:09:31 +0100