The congregation at the funeral of Prince Albert in Windsor - 23 December, 1861

from Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey, page 185:

Then Dr. Elvey commenced the solemn strains of the "Dead March in Saul," as the mourners gathered round to take a last look into the grave ; so deep was the grief which he, as well as all present, felt at the sad and solemn ceremony, that it nearly overcame him, and it was only with a great effort and the utmost difficulty that he could manage to complete the March.
cite as

Lady Mary Elvey, Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey (London, 1894), p. 185. accessed: 16 June, 2024

location of experience: Windsor


Listening to

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Dead March in Saul
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by George J. Elvey

Experience Information

Date/Time 23 December, 1861
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Originally submitted by Gill on Mon, 01 Jun 2015 16:14:18 +0100
Approved on Tue, 22 Sep 2015 11:33:46 +0100