Queen Victoria in Windsor - 1877

from Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey, pages 242-243:

A month later the Windsor and Eton Madrigal Society gave a performance before the Queen in St. George's Hall, Windsor Castle. At this, Sir George's motet, " Hark ! those voices," was sung. It is written for two choirs, and when the distant one, which was concealed, commenced, it created not a little surprise and interest among the audience present. At the close of the concert, the Queen spoke most kindly to Sir George, and said how much she had enjoyed the evening. H.R.H. Princess Christian very kindly wrote to him afterwards, saying she was sure he would like to know how pleased the Queen …   more >>
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Lady Mary Elvey, Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey (London, 1894), p. 242-243. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433248890317 accessed: 26 April, 2018

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location of experience: Windsor

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Queen Victoria
Monarch
1819-1901

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Hark! those voices
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 1877
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others

Originally submitted by Gill on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 13:41:30 +0100
Approved on Tue, 22 Sep 2015 12:55:24 +0100