Jonathan Harvey in St Michael's College, Tenbury Wells - between at the end of the 1940's and in the middle of 20th Century

from In Quest of Spirit: Thoughts on Music, pages 1–2:

When I was nine my parents sent me off to be a chorister at St Michael’s College, Tenbury, in the heart of the Worcestershire countryside. […]  Alone in the beautiful library I spent hours taking off the shelves the various tomes of sweet-smelling old music and trying to play it on the piano, absconding from walks and more healthy-minded school activities for as long as I was undiscovered.  The magic of those hours…   more >>

cite as

Jonathan Harvey, In Quest of Spirit: Thoughts on Music (City of Berkeley, 1999), p. 1–2. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1546599803527 accessed: 21 September, 2021

location of experience: St Michael's College, Tenbury Wells

Listeners

Jonathan Harvey
Composer, professor of music, university lecturer
1939-2012

Listening to

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unspecified music performed by Jonathan Harvey
organ improvisations performed by Jonathan Harvey
a motet
written by Orlande de Lassus
performed by choristers of St Michael's College Tenbury
music for Matins and Evensong performed by choristers of St Michael's College Tenbury

Experience Information

Date/Time between at the end of the 1940's and in the middle of 20th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 04 Jan 2019 11:03:24 +0000
Approved on Fri, 24 Jul 2020 15:43:40 +0100