Anna Seward et al. in Lichfield Cathedral, Lichfield - 2 November, 1790, in the morning

from Letter from Anna Seward to Mrs Roberts, 3 November 1790, page 40:

Yesterday morning, Sunday, Mr Inge preached in our choir, a sermon of great learning and ingenuity, composed on the arrival of our new and very fine organ. The discourse was upon church-music, its pleasure and utility; it concluded with “and in conviction of the benefit devotion receives from sacred music, let us say, Halelujah to the God Most High!—and again let us say Halelujah!”—Instantly, by previous appointment, and entirely unexpected by the audience, …   more >>

cite as

Anna Seward, Letter from Anna Seward to Mrs Roberts, 3 November 1790. In Archibald Constable (ed.), Letters of Anna Seward: Written Between the Years 1784 and 1807, volume 3 (Edinburgh, 1811), p. 40. accessed: 20 June, 2024

location of experience: Lichfield Cathedral, Lichfield


Anna Seward
Poet, Writer

Listening to

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'For the Lord God Omnipotent reigneth' from Messiah
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by Choir and organist of Lichfield Cathedral

Experience Information

Date/Time 2 November, 1790, in the morning
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 31 Aug 2018 09:35:58 +0100
Approved on Fri, 07 Sep 2018 11:07:41 +0100