William Gardiner et al. in Dublin - September, 1809

from Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, pages 436-441:

At six I waited upon my new friend, Sir Thomas M'Kenney, and met a party of fourteen.... In the evening we had music, in which every one occasionally joined. I was called upon to sing, or tell a story, and after much entreaty I sat down to the piano-forte, and touched a few notes of a love song. Surrounded as I was with beauty, I sang it with feeling, and had the applause of the ladies. As it was late I would have retired, but I was a fresh actor in the scene, and the men became clamorous for another song. I thought I had touched the sensibility of the ladies, and that was enough. Like …   more >>
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William Gardiner, Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, volume 1 (London, 1838), p. 436-441. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1413209268308 accessed: 18 July, 2024

location of experience: Dublin


William Gardiner
Composer, Hosier

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Bacchus, ever fair and young performed by William Gardiner

Experience Information

Date/Time September, 1809
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:07:49 +0100