I am sorry the review despises Avison, but I suppose that's fashion for you.
I am interested in the reference to the'old Surrey Chapel Music'. Does a copy of this survive? I ask because my current research involves the Jones family who attended the Surrey Chapel from about 1817. Father, William, was a Lay Preacher there, and two of his sons, William Henry and Samuel Flood, became clergymen
By the way, I see others have spelt the name 'Tymperley, which is the name of an early rhubarb. Any connection?
It doesn't help much with your question, but idly typing Tymperly's Farewell into google books, brought up this damning review of a collection in which it appears. And judging from the company it... more
Indeed printed copies of the Surrey Chapel Music do survive. For example the British Library has Title: A Collection of Hymn Tunes ... composed for the use of Surr[e]y Chapel by Dr. Arnold, Messrs.... more
Thanks for the replies on these, and the fascinating web link. Does anyone know of any names of those who sang in the Surrey Chapel choir? I seem to remember reading that the father of the organ... more