Richard Edgcumbe in Westminster Abbey - 1834

from Musical Reminiscences: Containing an Account of Italian Opera in England, From 1773. The Fourth Edition, Continued to the Present Time, and Including The Festival in Westminster Abbey., pages 264-5:

 

 

[Pieces from Beethoven's Judah...] were followed by Handel’s beautiful song, “Angels, ever bright and fair,” excellently sung by Miss Stephens, who was perfectly equal to its execution, and gave it with tender and pathetic expression.

cite as

Richard Edgcumbe, Musical Reminiscences: Containing an Account of Italian Opera in England, From 1773. The Fourth Edition, Continued to the Present Time, and Including The Festival in Westminster Abbey. (London, 1834), p. 264-5. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448973292285 accessed: 30 November, 2021

location of experience: Westminster Abbey

Listeners

Richard Edgcumbe
Amateur Actor, Amateur Musician, Politician, Writer
1764-1839

Listening to

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Angels, ever bright and fair
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by Miss Stephens

Experience Information

Date/Time 1834
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Tue, 01 Dec 2015 12:34:52 +0000
Approved on Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:40:35 +0100