in Windsor - 1857

from Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey, pages 171-172:

On July 21st, a choral festival in aid of the Choir Benevolent Fund was held in St. George's. The Chapel was crowded with lovers of Cathedral music, and universal satisfaction reigned at the completeness of the performance. Dr. Elvey's time had been thus fully occupied, but during these summer months he yet found leisure to add another to his already long list of compositions. This was an anthem, "Sing, O Heavens!" written for the Festival of the Three Choirs, which this year was held at Worcester. It was a somewhat lengthy work, as the performance of it occupied fully twenty-five minutes. It …   more >>
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Lady Mary Elvey, Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey (London, 1894), p. 171-172. accessed: 20 June, 2024

location of experience: Windsor

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Sing, O Heavens!
written by George J. Elvey
performed by George J. Elvey, The Choir of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle

Experience Information

Date/Time 1857
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Mon, 01 Jun 2015 15:35:44 +0100
Approved on Tue, 22 Sep 2015 11:23:59 +0100