Lowell Mason in London - mid September, 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, pages 257-8:

We then went to St. Mary, Woolworth, Lombard-street, and attended service in the church where John Newton used to preach. Here we heard an excellent and faithful sermon. The spirit of Newton, or rather die spirit of the Gospel, is jet manifested within these walls. The singing was led by about a dozen charity children; the girls being dressed as the old ladies of New England used to dress half a century ago, each having a square handkerchief folded about the neck, a high white muslin cap, and a white apron. The chants were plain, and tolerably well done, and so were the tunes, — all …   more >>

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Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 257-8. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1449009694213 accessed: 6 July, 2022

location of experience: London

Listeners

Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer
1792-1872

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Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by acusworth on Tue, 01 Dec 2015 22:41:34 +0000
Approved on Sun, 19 Mar 2017 13:50:14 +0000