Lowell Mason in England - early January, 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, page 15:

It is quite astonishing that good people from America, ministers and others, should write in such glowing terms of the cathedral music of England. It is as unfit for our purposes as are their cathedrals, or their Church and State dependence and connection. 

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 15. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448039123601 accessed: 13 April, 2024

location of experience: England


Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer

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Church Music
written by Various, George Frideric Handel, Bach

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Date/Time early January, 1852
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Lowell Mason comments on English cathedral music after visiting Worcester and St Paul's Cathedrals.

Originally submitted by acusworth on Fri, 20 Nov 2015 17:05:23 +0000
Approved on Tue, 14 Mar 2017 13:17:58 +0000