John Mackenzie-Rogan in London - 20 June, 1897

from Fifty Years of Army Music, page 128:

[Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee was] incomparable. There was something bewildering, terrific about the whole thing… the serried masses of humanity, the blazing colours of the Church and the military groups, the swelling mass of music, from the emotional roar of the crowd to the strains of the bands and the choirs – left an impression on me that at the time was almost stunning
cite as

John Mackenzie-Rogan, Fifty Years of Army Music (London, 1926), p. 128. accessed: 6 December, 2023

location of experience: London


Experience Information

Date/Time 20 June, 1897
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by th4 on Sun, 08 Dec 2013 15:14:02 +0000