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John Weldon

As an British composer and organist Weldon served at New University, Oxford, as “an” organist from the Chapel Royal, for St. Bride’s on Fleet Road, as “the” organist from the Chapel Royal, as “the” organist for St. Martin-in-the-Fields, so that as second composer towards the Chapel Royal. Weldon received the first reward at New University for his establishing of “The View of Paris” having analyzed 1st with Walter and Purcell. With a wide melodic range and consistency as noticed in the sprightly “From Grave Lessons” towards the intense “O Lord Rebuke Me not really,” Weldon was a talented composer who by no means realized his complete potential. Chromatic operates and phrases had been well-placed and his usage of small passages scintillating. The liberties shown in “THE FINAL View of Paris” nevertheless were not suffered throughout his profession. A few of his compositions are simply just monotonous.

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