in Bloomsbury Baptist Chapel - at the end of 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, pages 291-3:

Rev. Mr. Brock (Baptist) is the minister of Bloomsbury chapel, Bloomsbury street. He is a very popular preacher, and has a large and flourishing congregation. Not indeed like the great German congregations where we often see two or three thousand people assembled on a Sabbath mornings but there were not less, we think, than a thousand persons present at the Bloomsbury chapel last Sunday. The church is furnished with a very good-sized organ, though its tones are harsh, and especially so are the stops of small pipes, as mixture or cornet. There is no choir, but the singing is by the…   more >>

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 191-3. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1461671039271 accessed: 8 August, 2022

location of experience: Bloomsbury Baptist Chapel

Listening to

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Church music

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by acusworth on Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:43:59 +0100
Approved on Sun, 19 Mar 2017 13:57:39 +0000