William Gardiner in Leicester - between late 19th Century and early 20th Century

from Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, page 351:

On the establishment of infant schools in Leicester, I was requested to furnish the young aspirants with some simple songs, suitable to their understanding and voice, and I had the satisfaction of hearing the four little songs... sung with spirit and pleasure. It was obvious that the children comprehended both the words and the music, and entered into it with all the enthusiasm of a hundred professional performers. Slight as this tuition is, it will awaken a sense for harmonious sounds in the rising generation, and do much towards laying the foundation of a more general taste for music in …   more >>

cite as

William Gardiner, Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, volume 3 (London, 1 January, 1853), p. 351. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433367257201 accessed: 23 October, 2021

location of experience: Leicester

Listeners

William Gardiner
Composer, Hosier
1770-1853

Listening to

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simple songs performed by Children

Experience Information

Date/Time between late 19th Century and early 20th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 22:34:17 +0100
Approved on Thu, 15 Oct 2015 10:37:29 +0100