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Stained glass musicians
Title : Stained glass musicians Stained glass musicians
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Creator : Woolley, Toby, photographer
Date of creation : 2006
Additional Creator : Prest, Cedar
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In 1991 Adelaide artist Cedar Prest was commissioned to create new clerestory windows for St. Peter's Anglican Cathedral. This included windows in the sanctuary, on each side of the choir. For the choir windows the artist chose colours to reflect those in the Morris design windows of the nearby Lady Chapel. Prest's designs were inspired by the words of Psalm 150 prescribing the making of music to praise God, in keeping with their location alongside the choir. Angels float above the heads of robed choirboys in the southern windows, and are continued above a band playing modern instruments in the northern windows. The bass drum of the musicians bears the emblem of St. Peter, patron saint of the cathedral. The windows also contain a winding red ribbon representing the movement of the Holy Spirit, a continuing symbol from the clerestory windows. The figures were drawn and painted by Lance Feeney.
Related names :

Feeney, Lance

Prest, Cedar

St Peter's Cathedral (Adelaide, S. Aust.)

Coverage year : 2006
Place : Adelaide (S. Aust.)
Further reading :
England, Katherine. Inspired windows: St Peter's Cathedral Adelaide, Adelaide: St Peter's Cathedral, 1992
'High above the glorious noises of the cathedral ...', Adelaide church guardian, December 1991, p. 1
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