Blind Fred et al. in Rochester

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 29-31:

During his term at Rochester, J.L. Hopkins directed some very successful subscription concerts there from year to year. Many of the most celebrated vocalists sang on these occasions, and always some representative names appeared in the programme. The last concert of the season was generally made specially attractive by the engagement of Sims Reeves, Madame Dolby and other well-known artists. [...] A curious side-light on the musical culture of concert audiences at that time, even at fairly high-class music-makings as these were, is afforded in the fact that the programmes were always …   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 (1919), p. 29-31. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430843502332 accessed: 8 August, 2022

location of experience: Rochester

Listeners

Blind Fred
Organ blower
Frederick Bridge
Organist, Composer, Teacher, Writer
1844-1924

Listening to

hide composers
comic songs
written by Domenico Cimarosa

Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Tue, 05 May 2015 17:31:42 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 10:43:53 +0000