a friend of Richard Hudson in York Minster - 23 September, 1828, in the morning

from My Life and Times, or An Old Man's Memories, page 55:

My friend Richard Hudson of New Laithe Farm, paid a visit to York Minster on purpose to see the great organ, with wonder and surprise, he looked up, throwing his mind back 50 years - saying to himself, Ah! the Augmented choir of that date - they are all gone, but the great organ remains there still. He told me of an old friend who was at the “Great Festival” of 1828, when “Handel's Dettingen Te …   more >>

cite as

Moses Heap, My Life and Times, or An Old Man's Memories. In Rossendale Collection, Rawtenstall Public Libraries, 1961, number RC 942 ROS, p. 55. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1657881585225 accessed: 26 May, 2024

location of experience: York Minster


Listening to

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Dettingen Te Deum
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by Dr Camidge, Mr Greatorex, a choir of 350 singers, orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time 23 September, 1828, in the morning
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 15 Jul 2022 11:39:45 +0100
Approved on Thu, 21 Jul 2022 11:48:51 +0100