Lowell Mason in London - early August, 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, pages 166-7:

On Sabbath last we attended Rev. Mr. Binney’s church, Fish Street Hill, Weigh House Chapel. Mr. Binney was in America a few years since, and is well known to many persons there. He is not only an excellent preacher; but, although not a musician, he is a lover of music, and has done much to promote psalmody among his own people. The order of the service in his church is most beautiful; I hardly know that it could be improved; it is as follows:

 

I. Invocation. The Lord’s Prayer alone was used the Sabbath we were there.

II. Hymn.

III. Reading …   more >>

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 166-7. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448396441082 accessed: 2 February, 2023

location of experience: London

Listeners

Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer
1792-1872

Listening to

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unknown church music

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 20:20:41 +0000
Approved on Fri, 17 Mar 2017 20:02:06 +0000