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This bellissima house
Simona Tocca on December 14, 2012 at 11:01 pm wrote: It would be really a shame not to save a house with such a history. Please save this bellissima house. Simona Tocco
Message from music director in Alabama
Dr Stephen Schaeffer on December 14, 2012 at 11:07 pm wrote: I join those who have already signed this petition to save this historical structure for the future. To often we “tear down rather than build up” and this venue has certainly garnered the history to keep it rather than discard it. Dr Stephen Schaeffer, Director of Music and Organist Emeritus, The Cathedral Church of the Advent, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Magical acoustic properties
Elizabeth Arbuthnot on December 24, 2012 at 5:13 pm wrote: It is a really important building, and its acoustic properties are magical, as is obvious from the quotes on the home page. I live in Edith Grove and have seen it and heard the harpsichord and the piano there. The tone was very special. How soon can it be listed? What more can we do to preserve it?
Former pupil writes
Jane D’Angelo on December 25, 2012 at 1:46 writes: I have had the previlige of knowing Nich Lane as a teacher and friend for many years. He wrote the Magnificat in the Advent Evening for me to sing and I have always loved it. I hope very much that he can save 19a and that people will come forward to help. God Bless you Nich may 2013 bring you health happiness.
A very special building full of musical history
Dr Swee Ang on December 28, 2012 at 3:43 pm wrote: This is a very special building full of musical history. Please encourage your friends to support its preservation as a heritage building for future generations. Please ask as many people to sign the petition as possible. Dr Swee
If this building were in Canada
Maurice Billingsley on December 29, 2012 at 2:26 pm wrote: If this building were in Canada it would be preserved as an important heritage for future generations, no questions asked.
This sort of tiny charismatic building is what gives Chelsea its unique personality
Andrew Scadding on 29 December 2012 16:58, wrote: Your message: It is this sort of tiny but charismatic building which gives Chelsea its unique personality. Lose this and you lose what makes Chelsea special. Lose this and you show you have not understood what Chelsea is about.
A hidden gem
Susan Jensen on 5 January, 2013 at 08:00 am wrote: Such a lovely place. Why destroy it?
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