Frederick Bridge in Notre Dame de Paris - 1883

from Westminster Pilgrim; Being a Record of Service in Church, Cathedral and Abbey, College University and Concert Room, with a Few Notes on Sport, page 125:

At Notre Dame I was fortunate in being present at a very effective service. It was doubtless an echo of the Christmas services, and the hymn "Adeste fideles" was sung in procession round the Cathedral, the last verse being sung in the Sacrarium. The effect of the procession wending its way in the columned distances, with the organ at the West end coming in between the verses, was indeed beautiful. We have been able to turn this experience to account in the Abbey, when on great Festivals we sing some well-known hymns in procession, the choir and clergy traversing the Ambulatory and returning …   more >>
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Frederick Bridge, Westminster Pilgrim; Being a Record of Service in Church, Cathedral and Abbey, College University and Concert Room, with a Few Notes on Sport (1919), p. 125. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432828629055 accessed: 24 September, 2022

location of experience: Notre Dame de Paris

Listeners

Frederick Bridge
Organist, Composer, Teacher, Writer
1844-1924

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Adeste Fideles performed by Choir of Notre Dame Cathedral

Experience Information

Date/Time 1883
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Thu, 28 May 2015 16:57:09 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 11:31:23 +0000