Lowell Mason in Zion Street Chapel, Walworth - at the end of 1852, at night

from Musical letters from Abroad, pages 290-1:

In the evening we went to the "Zion-street Chapel,” Walworth. This is a Baptist chapel; the pastor was absent, and a young man, a student, filled his place. As a matter to be expected in such a case, there seemed to be some attempt at eloquence; we almost invariably see it in a young man, and especially in a student. It is often somewhat trying to listen to the sermons of the theological students, and so it was on this occasion. The hymns were given out by the Precentor, who read them badly enough, applying the same accent, or general inflection, to each stanza. Perhaps the following …   more >>

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 290-1. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1461670558474 accessed: 8 August, 2022

location of experience: Zion Street Chapel, Walworth

Listeners

Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer
1792-1872

Listening to

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hymns

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of 1852, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by acusworth on Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:35:59 +0100
Approved on Sun, 19 Mar 2017 13:54:02 +0000