Dr William Spark in Leeds - in the middle of the 1870's

from Musical Reminiscences Past and Present, pages 70 71 72:

Sunday morning (St. Peter’s Day) The beautiful choral service at All Souls’, or the Hook Memorial Church


 The chants used for the Te Deum and Benedictus, though excellent as music, did not, especially the former, exactly suit the meaning and expression of the words ; exempli gratia, in the verse, “Thou did’st open the Kingdom of Heaven to all believers,” and again, “ Thou sittest at the right hand of God: in the glory of the …   more >>

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Dr William Spark, Musical Reminiscences Past and Present (1892), p. 70 71 72. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1469630878700 accessed: 14 April, 2024

location of experience: Leeds


Dr William Spark
Composer, Organist, Teacher

Listening to

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Christian hymns
Choral psalms
written by Battishill, Frost, Nares, Tallis, Turle, Sir Joseph Barnby
performed by Rev B R Wilson, Rev Cecil Hook, Choir

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of the 1870's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:47:58 +0100
Approved on Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:59:33 +0100