William Gardiner in London

from Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, page 643:

On the death of Sir Charles Hudson, Mr. Heyrick, a gentleman of family and considerable taste in music, who had married Mr. Greatorex's youngest sister, continued to entertain the London party once a-year, and afforded a great treat to his musical friends. I remember a rich evening we had when the two Misses Harrison were there. In the principal room where the company sat some sounds were heard of an organ and melodious voices streaming from a distant apartment. When Bartleman started up, and in an under tone of voice, singing in his impressive way, began with the words, 'Methinks I hear the …   more >>
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William Gardiner, Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, volume 2 (London, January, 1838), p. 643. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434794819544 accessed: 21 July, 2024

location of experience: London


William Gardiner
Composer, Hosier

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Sat, 20 Jun 2015 11:06:59 +0100
Approved on Thu, 15 Oct 2015 13:10:37 +0100