The congregation of St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle in Windsor - 1874

from Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey, page 219:

"The choir was augmented by some of the choristers of Westminster Abbey and the Chapel Royal, St. James's. Sir George presided at the organ, and he had, in addition, a full string band in the organ-loft, composed of members of Her Majesty's private band, and the band of the 2nd Life Guards, led by Mr. Gunness. The anthem was,"Sing unto God ; " and after the service the Russian national hymn was performed, followed by the " Festal March," and concluding with the English national anthem. Magnificently was the music performed ; splendid, indeed, was Sir George's playing on the lovely old organ, …   more >>
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Lady Mary Elvey, Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey (London, 1894), p. 219. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433245486004 accessed: 24 October, 2021

location of experience: Windsor

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Festal March
written by George J. Elvey
performed by George J. Elvey
National Anthem
written by Annonymous
performed by Choristers of the Chapel Royal St. James's, Her Majesty's Private Band, The band of the 2nd Life Guards, The Choir of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Choir of Westminster Abbey
Sing unto God
written by George J. Elvey
performed by Choristers of the Chapel Royal St. James's, Her Majesty's Private Band, The band of the 2nd Life Guards, George J. Elvey, The Choir of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Choir of Westminster Abbey

Experience Information

Date/Time 1874
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:44:46 +0100
Approved on Tue, 22 Sep 2015 12:22:39 +0100