Cyril Scott in Christ Church, Claughton, Birkenhead - the 1880's

from Bone of Contention: Life Story and Confessions, page 21:

… My church-going […] was responsible for the beginnings of my musical education, for it was only in church that I heard any good music.  In fact, the first time I ever heard fragments of Handel, Bach and Mendelssohn was on the organ in Christ Church, Claughton […] 

cite as

Cyril Scott, Bone of Contention: Life Story and Confessions (London, September, 1969), p. 21. accessed: 19 July, 2024

location of experience: Christ Church, Claughton, Birkenhead


Cyril Scott
Composer, Pianist, Writer

Listening to

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organ music
written by Felix Mendelssohn, George Frideric Handel, Bach

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1880's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:46:16 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:03:20 +0100