William Gardiner in Leicester - the 1780's
At the conclusion of the American war, the militia returned to Leicester, and I was highly delighted to hear the band play at the evening parade. The instruments were quite new to me, especially the clarionets, which I had never seen or heard before.
William Gardiner, Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, volume 1 (London, 1838), p. 13. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1396877235422 accessed: 24 September, 2017
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, outdoors, in public|
Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:27:15 +0100