5 December, 1868

from Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey, page 198:

The first concert of the society was held on December 5th, 1868, and was a very successful one. For these concerts Sir George composed several pieces ; among others, "The Zetland Fishermen" "Softly, softly, blow, ye breezes," " Hark ! those voices," "Shall I wasting in despair," "Love under friendship's vesture," "Bright may the sun shine o'er him," written for the birthday of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, 1868.
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Lady Mary Elvey, Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey (London, 1894), p. 198. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433236414568 accessed: 8 December, 2022

Listening to

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Bright may the sun shine o'er him
written by George J. Elvey
performed by The Windsor and Eton Madrigal Society
Hark! those voices
written by George J. Elvey
performed by The Windsor and Eton Madrigal Society
Love under friendship's vesture
written by George J. Elvey
performed by The Windsor and Eton Madrigal Society
Shall I wasting in despair
written by George J. Elvey
performed by The Windsor and Eton Madrigal Society
Softly, softly, blow, ye breezes
written by George J. Elvey
performed by The Windsor and Eton Madrigal Society
The Zetland Fishermen
written by George J. Elvey
performed by The Windsor and Eton Madrigal Society

Experience Information

Date/Time 5 December, 1868
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 10:13:34 +0100
Approved on Tue, 22 Sep 2015 11:41:28 +0100