William Gardiner in Nottinghamshire - the 1800's

from Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, page 405:

When Mr. Hutchinson was in residence I visited him, and spent a pleasant week with the literati of that place [Southwell]. At the residentiary we had quartetts in the morning, and regular concerts in the evening, to which the gentry of the place were invited. Our first violin was a Captain Marsh, of the navy, who was so deaf that he could not hear any instrument but his own, yet was so steady in his time that we had no difficulty in accompanying him. This gentleman was brother to William Marsh, Esq., of Chichester, a well-known composer and astronomer. For further particulars of this untaught …   more >>
cite as

William Gardiner, Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, volume 1 (London, 1838), p. 405. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1411334000795 accessed: 23 February, 2024

location of experience: Nottinghamshire


William Gardiner
Composer, Hosier

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1800's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Sun, 21 Sep 2014 22:13:20 +0100