Military officers et al.

from Westminster Pilgrim; Being a Record of Service in Church, Cathedral and Abbey, College University and Concert Room, with a Few Notes on Sport, pages 21-2:

The officers of the garrison, it need hardly be said, were beings whom we greatly venerated. Some of them we got to know very well. They would come frequently to the Cathedral services - many of them were, indeed, very musical. By permission of the organist a senior boy, E J Crow (who I have said, afterwards became organist of Ripon Cathedral), and I went several times to the Royal Engineer Barracks to sing part-songs with some of these musical officers. They treated us extremely well, giving us a good feed, which, boy-like, we greatly enjoyed, while they on their part seemed greatly to …   more >>
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Frederick Bridge, Westminster Pilgrim; Being a Record of Service in Church, Cathedral and Abbey, College University and Concert Room, with a Few Notes on Sport (), p. 21-2. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430822744180 accessed: 28 February, 2024

Listeners

Listening to

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Classical part-songs
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Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private

Notes

Period of war with Russia (1854-6). Troops garrisoned in Rochester before departing for Crimea


Originally submitted by sp327 on Tue, 05 May 2015 11:45:44 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 10:42:55 +0000