in Leicester - 4 November, 1788

from Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, pages 41-3:

To cement and keep up the liberal interest [in Leicester], the Revolution Club was formed; at the head of which was the Whig member, the Hon. Booth Grey. They had an annual feast on the 4th of November, to commemorate the Revolution. Charles Rozzel, a stocking-maker, a man of extraordinary poetic talent, furnished every year a patriotic ode. It is to be lamented that these spirited effusions, in the style of Churchill, are lost. I luckily retain the sixth ode, which was written upon the centenary of the Revolution, November 4, 1788, and addressed to the stewards of that year.... This was first…   more >>
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William Gardiner, Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, volume 1 (London, 1838), p. 41-3. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1396967605187 accessed: 21 November, 2017

location of experience: Leicester

Listening to

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patriotic ode
written by Charles Rozzel

Experience Information

Date/Time 4 November, 1788
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:33:25 +0100