Sylvia Townsend Warner in Frome Vauchurch - 26 August, 1972
from The diaries of Sylvia Townsend Warner, page 365:
Laid out rose leaves, violets, crystalised cherries for the trebles, & made them a cup with wild strawberries, and set out cider & claret for the others; and was just into my paisley dress when Hilary collected me, having left Jean & the rest at the church...A new bass, a very good one; a new discovery by the counter-tenor of a Marian hymn to the B.V. (extremely beautiful, possible White); the Purcell 2nd service where P. forgets he is addressing divinity & repeats his ever, ever, ever shall be as though he were addressing his profane mistresses.
Sylvia Townsend Warner, and Claire Harman (ed.), The diaries of Sylvia Townsend Warner (:London, 1995), p. 365. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1443876813656 accessed: 30 November, 2023
Listening tohide composers
unknown choral music
written by Henry Purcell
|performed by Choir|
|Date/Time||26 August, 1972|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
The footnote to this entry reads: The Machens and their friends were going to sing for STW at the chapel in Frome Vauchurch.