Henry Croswell et al. in St Peter's Church, Regent Square, Bloomsbury, London - 24 October, 1875, 07:00 PM
from Transcript of the diaries of Henry Croswell, page 41:
O[rgan]. – Small and old.
C[hoir]. – Both choir and the organ are in the West Gallery. The choir was Anglican and consisted of Ladies and Gentlemen.
[The congregation numbered] 600 – Harvest Festival decorations!
Henry Croswell, Transcript of the diaries of Henry Croswell. In British Library, number 000826807, C.194.c.113 , p. 41. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1546964409952 accessed: 27 March, 2023 (By permission of the British Library.)
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|Anglican church music||performed by the choir and organist of St Peter's Church Regent Square|
|Date/Time||24 October, 1875, 07:00 PM|
|Duration||1 hours 45 minutes|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
Henry Croswell (1840–93) kept a record of his visits to churches in London over a period of more than twelve years (1872–85). He made methodical notes about the number of clergy, the churchmanship, the congregation, the sermon and the church architecture, as well as commenting on the music that he heard (the organ, the hymns and the choir). The above listening experience has been extracted from one of these records.