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., page 269:

[…] Braham and Miss Stephens, left silent too long, were again heard, but neither to the best advantage. He had to sing only the common recitatives between the parts of the chorus, “The Lord shall reign,” which are generally given to a secondary singer, and she the short solo (between recitative and song) “Sing ye to the Lord,” which again was rather beyond her present powers, and she did not give it with that …   more >>

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. 269. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448981024747 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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Israel in Egypt
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by Braham, 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 14:43:45 +0000
Approved on Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:06:03 +0100