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December 21st 1916

On Tuesday 12th December, a concert was given by the Bach Choir in Queen’s Hall (the home of Sir Henry Wood’s Promenade concerts since 1895).  It was described in the newspaper as being… 183 more words

August 16th 1916

You may have seen the Poet Laureate, Mr Robert Bridges has published a piece entitled ‘The Chivalry of the Sea‘ and the more observant amongst you may have noticed that this is dedicated to our own… 100 more words

'Jerusalem (the hymn) - 100 years on

(Based on a sermon at Highnam Parish Church during the celebration of 100 years since the Sir Hubert Parry wrote the music for ‘Jerusalem’.  Parry was brought up at Highnam Court and learned to play the organ in the parish church.) 1,015 more words

2016-04-24 Notes from the Bench

“Collegium Regale” by Herbert Howells

A commentary on this week’s music by Dr. James T. Gerber, Music Associate

The Mass setting for our fourth Sunday Choral Eucharist this month is from the “Collegium Regale” service by the twentieth-century English composer, organist, and teacher, Herbert Norman Howells (1892-1983).  440 more words

All Saints' Episcopal Church

10th March 1916. Jerusalem.

Today a Friday in 1916, Hubert Parry recorded in his diary, ‘it was a day like any other wet and cold’, and that he had written, ‘a tune for some words of Blakes (sic), Bridges , sent me’. 327 more words


And did those feet...

Well, it’s been awhile since the last post, but with the sun out and spring in the air it’s now time to get going again. It was in the preface to his book… 82 more words