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 280-1:

Braham opened the oratorio most excellently, but these were his last notes, he was heard no more. Caradori sung well “Rejoice greatly;” but though a brilliant song (and it was her only one), it did not show her talents to the best advantage. The recitative, “There were shepherds,” was allotted to Mrs. W.- Knyvett; the air “Come unto Him,”' to Madame Stockhausen ; and “I know that my Redeemer …   more >>

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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. 280-1. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448990639546 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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Messiah
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by Caradori, Madame Stockhausen, Miss Stephens, Mrs. W. Knyvett

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 17:24:00 +0000
Approved on Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:31:35 +0100