Re: Timperly
Thu Apr 20, 2017 12:28pm


Having ancestors who grew and sold rhubarb and this variety, I can`t resist chipping in again.

I think the rhubarb name comes from the Cheshire village which had many market gardens:

And quite likely the composer`s family originated there too. But who was he?

  • Timperly
    Anne Willis, Thu Apr 20 11:51am
    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... more
    • Surr(e)y Chapel Music
      Tim Henderson, Thu Apr 20 6:05pm
      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
    • Re: Timperly
      Anonymous, Thu Apr 20 12:28pm
      • Surrey Chapel/Rhubarb
        Anne Willis, Fri Apr 21 10:41am
        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
        • Re: Surrey Chapel/Rhubarb
          Anonymous, Sat Apr 22 11:13am
          I had always thought from the pictures and descriptions of Surrey Chapel that there was no separate choir and the congregation joined in all the musical items in services... more
      • Forgot to give my name
        David Welch, Thu Apr 20 12:30pm
        I slipped up on the above message.
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