Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante

Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante (written work, Memoir/autobiography)

Listening experiences

1396291375678: The church boys, acquainted with the practice of l...

1396292425643: Having been put into a suit of nankeen, which had ...

1396430000584: In September, 1774, a grand music meeting took pla...

1396430599774: In the evening there was a concert at the Castle, ...

1396528842725: [M]y father dined at Gumley Hall with Mr. Cradock,...

1396529704385: Mr. Bates, while at Gumley, came over several time...

1396530712034: During [the residence of the Greatorex family in L...

1396875790316: The family of the Greatorexes coming to settle in ...

1396876656856: [My father] proposed that I should begin on the vi...

1396876955432: Having an ear, and a pretty good voice, I had some...

1396877235422: At the conclusion of the American war, the militia...

1396951383277: I was ambitious enough to try my hand at writing a...

1396951724554: Though so indifferent a performer on the violin, I...

1396952280488: In the year 1785, some eminent musicians were visi...

1396952903443: Mara was then in her prime, and the manner in whic...

1396953956060: At that time we had only two teachers of the harps...

1396965798742: Mr. Ludlam, like many other mathematicians, had a ...

1396966165846: Mr. Ludlam was in possession of a set of dish-bell...

1396966835440: About the year 1782, young Crotch was brought to L...

1396967117083: A concert was convened of the amateurs at the Exch...

1396967605187: To cement and keep up the liberal interest [in Lei...

1397032088894: The year was chequered with holidays, wakes, and f...

1397032661062: Lester was a man of a very superior mind, wrote ex...

1397034276221: When a boy, glee singing was a very favourite amus...

1397062610215: One of my earliest musical acquaintance was John B...

1397063456082: Mr. Boyce, son of the great composer, was an emine...

1397068485493: At this time Hull was the most unmusical place I e...

1397069018393: [At the town house of Sir William Bagshaw] I met t...

1397069589564: The Honourable Mrs. Bowater...was on a visit to th...

1397070948956: I was indebted to ... [Major Brackenbury] for my i...

1397071921565: From this place I passed on to Swaffham, and break...

1397206077700: In May, 1791, I set off by the Leicester coach to ...

1397206623424: In the evening I attended the opera. The house was...

1397207627856: Passing by the Abbey of Ulverscrot, you come to th...

1397207922419: The Abbé Dobler belonged to a society of Jesuits i...

1397208952927: On my first visit to Liverpool I was attracted by ...

1397383026819: ...I first became acquainted with Mr. Clementi in ...

1397383435649: I visited Notre Dame on the Sunday, and introduced...

1397385239321: At our musical parties [in Paris] we played Haydn’...

1397386001440: ...I arrived at Hereford in time for the morning s...

1397476680592: February the 24th, 1809. I went to the Haymarket T...

1398025926258: The year after the grand music meeting in Westmins...

1398030490806: Madame Catalani, by her wonderful powers, brought ...

1411073277861: While at Belgrave Charles Pochin, Esq., of Barkby,...

1411074352930: [My] friend, the Rev. Palmer Johnson, Aston, Derby...

1411327937171: Mr. [Ferdinand] Ries did me the favour to introduc...

1411328977796: I had great pleasure in her [Miss Mary Linwood] ac...

1411329740484: [At Durham Cathedral.] The gentlemen of the choir,...

1411330912462: In passing through Huddersfield I met with my old ...

1411334000795: When Mr. Hutchinson was in residence I visited him...

1413208012872: Of all my acquaintance no one has contributed more...

1413208950381: The following day, being Sunday, I visited the two...

1413209268308: At six I waited upon my new friend, Sir Thomas M'K...

1413210379225: St. George’s Chapel is a noble structure; has a fi...

author

William Gardiner

published in

1838

publisher

Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans

volume

1

includes

excerpt from 'Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante' pp. 101 (128 words)

Cite as William Gardiner, Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, volume 1 (London, 1838)
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