William Gardiner in Bangor Cathedral - late 18th Century

from Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, pages 155-6:

On Sunday, I walked from Beaumaris to the ferry that crosses the Menai Straits to Bangor — a shorter route by four miles than over the suspension bridge. We arrived just as the congregation were leaving the western end of the cathedral, in which the service is conducted in Welsh, but in form precisely as in our parish churches. I called upon the organist, Dr. Pring, who took me to the organ loft, where his son did the duty. Fortunately, it was the anniversary of the national school, and I had the pleasure of seeing the Bishop, the dean, and the precentor officiate in the service. We …   more >>

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William Gardiner, Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, volume 3 (London, 1 January, 1853), p. 155-6. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433279849341 accessed: 23 July, 2024

location of experience: Bangor Cathedral


William Gardiner
Composer, Hosier

Listening to

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Duetto from the Leicester ode, 'Here shall soft Charity repair' performed by Choir

Experience Information

Date/Time late 18th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 22:17:29 +0100
Approved on Sun, 25 Oct 2015 07:52:00 +0000