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Notes and Queries, Number 45, September 7, 1850

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1850
Language: English
Wordcount: 15,212 / 54 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 483
Added to site: 2004.11.13 9096
Genre: Periodical

an opera translated." Clayton was the composer of the music.

19. _James's (St.) Chapel, St. James's Palace._ Mr. Cunningham says, "The service is chanted by the boys of the Chapel Royal." This ought to read, "The service is chaunted by the boys and gentlemen of the Chapel Royal" The musical service of our cathedrals and collegiate establishments cannot be performed without four kinds of voices, treble, alto, tenor, and bass.

20. _Bagnigge Wells._ Mr. Cunningham makes a strange mistake concerning this once popular place of amusement when he says, "first opened to the public in the year 1767." A stone, still to be seen, let into the wall over what was formerly the garden entrance, has the following inscription:

"S + T This is Bagnigge Hovse neare The Pinder a Wakefeilde 1680."

The gardens were first opened for the accommodation of persons who partook of the mineral springs; subsequently, amusements were added; and in Bickham's curious work, The Musical Entertainer (circ



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