The congregation of St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle in Windsor - 24 December, 1874

from Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey, page 225:

This year (1874) the series of special Christmas services in St. George's Chapel was commenced. They were an immense enjoyment to all who were able to take part in them, and the following account will give some idea of their beauty : "It having been announced that a selection from the ' Messiah' was to be given on Christmas Eve at St. George's Chapel, a large audience assembled and completely filled the vast edifice. They were greatly enraptured and impressed with the harmonious numbers of Handel, and of Sir John Goss and Sir George Elvey. "Sir George made the magnificent organ speak with …   more >>
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Lady Mary Elvey, Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey (London, 1894), p. 225. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433247195196 accessed: 24 October, 2021

location of experience: Windsor

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Listening to

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A selection from the 'Messiah'
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by George J. Elvey, The Choir of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle
Music of George J. Elvey
written by George J. Elvey
performed by George J. Elvey, The Choir of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle
Music of Sir John Goss
written by Goss
performed by George J. Elvey, The Choir of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle

Experience Information

Date/Time 24 December, 1874
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 13:13:15 +0100
Approved on Tue, 22 Sep 2015 12:31:36 +0100