Yorkshire Grand Musical Festival.
York Published by Hy Cave Sep.r 23 1823.
Pen lithograph, very rare; 373 x 279mm. 14¾ x 11". Laid on separate sheet.
Inside York Minister, with the grand organ and orchestra seen in the background under the great tower. The cathedral full of spectators to mark the first Yorkshire Musical Festival in 1823. Matthew Cambidge (1764-1844) succeeded his father as organist of York Minster and played an active part in the musical life of York. He organized huge music festivals given at York in 1823, 1825, and later.
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