Ernest A. Sandeman et al. in Gibraltar - the 1890's

from A Musician's Narrative , page 173:

I took advantage of a much-needed leave of absence by a trip to Gibraltar, where an odd incident happened. A fellow-passenger and frequent visitor to the Rock–Mr. Ernest A. Sandeman–kindly offered to act as guide during a long walk on the day of arrival. Returning at dusk (just at gun-fire, after which no appeal gains admittance), I heard the distant tones of a violin, and in hopes of entertainment proposed to trace them to their source. Soon we stood before a high house, much like those in Edinburgh, in the upper story of which a good performer was practicing. "He is playing something of …   more >>
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Alexander Mackenzie, A Musician's Narrative (London, 1927), p. 173. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432110500003 accessed: 28 March, 2020

location of experience: Gibraltar

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Pibroch
written by Alexander Mackenzie

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1890's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, outdoors

Originally submitted by gkw on Wed, 20 May 2015 09:28:20 +0100
Approved on Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:36:13 +0100