William Gardiner in England

from Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, page 555:

Our music at the church was attended by Sir John Hill's family, Lord Hill, Sir Clement Hill, Sir Robert Hill, Sir Rowland Hill, Lord Denbigh, Lord Bradford, and other neighbouring gentry. Sir Robert sent for his band from Windsor, which gave great eclat to the performance. The trumpet-major of this regiment, Mr. Keightley, I recognised as the son of a carpenter who lived next door to me. The lad so annoyed me by the horrid noise he was constantly making, that I took him in hand, and by a few hints rendered his performance more tolerable. He owned the benefit he had derived, an …   more >>

cite as

William Gardiner, Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, volume 2 (London, January, 1838), p. 555. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433967564153 accessed: 30 May, 2024

location of experience: England


William Gardiner
Composer, Hosier

Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Wed, 10 Jun 2015 21:19:24 +0100
Approved on Thu, 15 Oct 2015 12:16:49 +0100