Thomas Binney in London - mid 19th Century

from Musical letters from Abroad, page 296:

When chanting was first introduced into the Weigh House chapel, (Rev. Mr. Binney's,), about four years since, it was received with almost universal favor from the first; but there was one good old man who made strong objection to it; it grieved him much; but as the people were almost all in favor of it, he yielded in a good Christian spirit, looked on his book during the exercise, and tried to submit patiently to that which he could not approve. The sixty-seventh Psalm was, and is, often chanted. Indeed, they have but very few selections from the Psalms that they use, nor have they …   more >>

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 296. accessed: 27 February, 2024

location of experience: London


Thomas Binney

Experience Information

Date/Time mid 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by acusworth on Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:20:13 +0100
Approved on Sun, 19 Mar 2017 14:03:46 +0000