Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey

Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey (written work, Biography)

Listening experiences

1432903113342: On November 12th of this year, his oratorio, to wh...

1432903341039: " We have great pleasure in the concerts which our...

1432996748801: Dr. Elvey therefore sent in an application for Exe...

1432997182703: One night, when practising " The Creation," the co...

1432998816588: Elvey trained all his choristers to read music acc...

1432999101180: Of the high quality of the choir of St. George's d...

1433151170788: On weekday mornings the music at St. George's was ...

1433151441949: Mr. E. H. Thorne, who was also his pupil, says, " ...

1433152030012: While the Metropolitan Church and Abbey were in a ...

1433152715211: Tuckerman went by an afternoon train. Dr. Wesley m...

1433152915580: " Truly do I myself feel the loss of Sir George, f...

1433155678961: "During the short time I was there on this second ...

1433156018335: For Her Majesty's birthday in 1850 the Doctor prod...

1433156328157: "As a grand performance of sacred music, got up ex...

1433156743111: At half-past ten the procession of choristers was ...

1433157007505: "The pealing tones of the magnificent organ, playe...

1433158011928: During this exhibition the Cologne Choir were in E...

1433158503806: "By request Dr. Elvey has composed an anthem for t...

1433159006485: " On Sundays, during his stay at the Cloisters,the...

1433159447076: Dr. Stephen Elvey once went to Exeter Hall to hear...

1433160043823: "It was a treat to watch, as well as to listen t...

1433160533855: In May, his anthem, "In that Day' was performed at...

1433160673509: It may be remembered that this anthem was original...

1433160859804: At Exeter Hall it was preceded by a splendid rende...

1433169344582: On July 21st, a choral festival in aid of the Choi...

1433169519255: A critic at the time said : " The choruses are g...

1433169868012: "The Doctor brought Mendelssohn's open-air part-mu...

1433170605855: At the funeral, on December 23rd, in St. George's ...

1433171094727: Then was sung, with exquisite pathos, by Mr. Tolle...

1433171658632: Then Dr. Elvey commenced the solemn strains of the...

1433172228371: As the bridegroom's procession advanced, Dr. Elvey...

1433234801960: Whilst staying with some friends in the country, h...

1433235194564: On another occasion, after being introduced to an ...

1433235733024: A large party of guests were in the house, but he ...

1433236414568: The first concert of the society was held on Decem...

1433237604755: He often used to laugh over one of the early morni...

1433238175010: On April 15th, 1872, Sir George went with the choi...

1433238355401: The last of these occasions on which he conducted ...

1433238837780: "He gazes steadfastly at the door, the drums outsi...

1433239034532: "Then they kneel together, man and wife, and as th...

1433239837485: On the Sunday afternoon following the wedding, it ...

1433240542425: The second item, 'The Lord will comfort Zion' was ...

1433241118544: The ' Festal March' which followed, was composed f...

1433241497726: In the cantata composed for Her Majesty's birthday...

1433245486004: "The choir was augmented by some of the choristers...

1433246236328: Referring to the final chorus, the "Hallelujah" in...

1433246488868: In the May following the royal wedding the Czar ca...

1433246684778: A much less imposing concert was given shortly aft...

1433247195196: This year (1874) the series of special Christmas s...

1433247444860: " The service opened by the choir singing the Rev....

1433247643435: "Of the selected choruses we can speak with unqual...

1433248195288: The programme included " Lift up thine eyes !" by ...

1433248890317: A month later the Windsor and Eton Madrigal Societ...

1433249287717: The last important event in which he took part, ju...

1433249729683: Mr. Robert Lyttleton says : "Sir George in his acc...

1433319930593: In after years the choir greatly improved, and Sir...

1433320351908: At the latter end of the autumn, Mr. (now Sir Walt...

1433320622266: Twice on Sunday, in sunshine or rain, heat or cold...

1433320884701: At one of their little concerts a girl of about si...

1433325996237: The crowning pleasure, after dinner, before light...

1433326392836: "The church we attend here is badly off for music,...

1433326841450: From Newbury they drove to Wallingford, and were m...

1433327149400: While in Lincolnshire, Sir George always played fo...

1433327398328: While at Kendal Sir George was induced to give a s...

1433327525016: Whenever I had the opportunity of attending the s...

1433328501352: At the concert in April, 1892, the society sung hi...

1433328656080: Sir George was delighted with the performance, and...

1433328910068: In June a last pleasant visit was made to Brockles...

1433329232759: "One afternoon I was in the organ-loft, and I noti...

1433329462857: Towards the end of October he made a great effort ...

1433329641159: A well-known newspaper thus wrote after his death...

1433329856405: Little wonder that people speak of the " beauty of...

1433330273988: As the procession left the Chapel a funeral march ...

author

Lady Mary Elvey

published in

1894

publisher

Sampson Low Marston & Company, Limited

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