Dr William Spark in Leeds - in the middle of the 1870's

from Musical Reminiscences Past and Present, pages 70 71 72:

Sunday morning (St. Peter’s Day) The beautiful choral service at All Souls’, or the Hook Memorial Church

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 The chants used for the Te Deum and Benedictus, though excellent as music, did not, especially the former, exactly suit the meaning and expression of the words ; exempli gratia, in the verse, “Thou did’st open the Kingdom of Heaven to all believers,” and again, “ Thou sittest at the right hand of God: in the glory of the …   more >>

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Dr William Spark, Musical Reminiscences Past and Present (1892), p. 70 71 72. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1469630878700 accessed: 27 November, 2021

location of experience: Leeds

Listeners

Dr William Spark
Composer, Organist, Teacher
1825-1897

Listening to

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Christian hymns
Choral psalms
written by Battishill, Frost, Nares, Tallis, Turle, Sir Joseph Barnby
performed by Rev B R Wilson, Rev Cecil Hook, Choir

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of the 1870's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:47:58 +0100
Approved on Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:59:33 +0100