Queen Victoria et al. in Windsor Castle - 14 December, 1846

from Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey, pages 63-64:

Elvey's next important composition was an Ode on the Birth of the Prince of Wales. On Monday evening, December 14th, the Queen ordered a performance of this at the Castle, and a little before nine o'clock she entered the music room, leaning on the arm of Prince Albert. The Duchess of Kent and a large party of guests were already assembled. 'The ode was admirably performed by Her Majesty's private band, the choir of St. George's Chapel, and some members of the Exeter Hall Musical Society, conducted by Dr. Elvey. After all was over, the Queen told Dr. Elvey how delighted she was with the …   more >>

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Lady Mary Elvey, Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey (London, 1894), p. 63-64. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432903884101 accessed: 26 April, 2018

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location of experience: Windsor Castle

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Queen Victoria
Monarch
1819-1901
Prince Albert
Prince Consort, Prince Consort
1819-1861

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Ode on the Birth of the Prince of Wales
written by George J. Elvey
performed by Members of the Exeter Hall Musical Society, Her Majesty's Private Band, The Choir of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle

Experience Information

Date/Time 14 December, 1846
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others

Originally submitted by Gill on Fri, 29 May 2015 13:51:24 +0100
Approved on Tue, 22 Sep 2015 09:32:18 +0100