William Gardiner in Leicester - mid 19th Century

from Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, page 374:

As I have all my lifetime taken an active part in promoting music in Leicester, both in public and in private, it always gives me great pleasure to see the same zeal kept up amongst a younger generation ; and, after having had, for very many years, perhaps the chief share in the management of the musical affairs of the town, I am now allowed to be a listener, and to enjoy the fruits of the labours of others. I make these few remarks by way of preface to the notice of the "Visitors' Night," given by the Leicester Amateur Madrigal Society last spring, when a company of twenty or thirty …   more >>

cite as

William Gardiner, Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, volume 3 (London, 1 January, 1853), p. 374. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433367652155 accessed: 19 June, 2024

location of experience: Leicester


William Gardiner
Composer, Hosier

Listening to

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written by Various
performed by Leicester Amateur Madrigal Society

Experience Information

Date/Time mid 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 22:40:52 +0100
Approved on Thu, 15 Oct 2015 10:45:39 +0100