Lowell Mason in London - early August, 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, pages 162-3:

On Sabbath last we attended public worship at the Scotch Church, under the pastoral charge of Dr. John Cumming. Dr. Cumming is a very popular preacher; his house is generally crowded, and it is not easy always to obtain seats — which favor, however, we procured, through the politeness of the leader of the singing, Mr. Purday. The order of exercises observed in this church is an excellent one, and I therefore copy it.


I. Singing — a Hymn by the Congregation.

II. Prayer, half as long as the Prayer usually is in Presbyterian Churches.

III. …   more >>

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 162-3. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448394636895 accessed: 20 April, 2024

location of experience: London


Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer

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Experience Information

Date/Time early August, 1852
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by acusworth on Tue, 24 Nov 2015 19:50:37 +0000
Approved on Fri, 17 Mar 2017 19:47:29 +0000