William Gardiner in London

from Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, pages 647-648:

Not having seen Logier's academy of music, I accompanied my friend Mr. George Taylor, and was present at one of those exhibitions that so much occupied the public mind. At not less than twenty piano-fortes were seated near thirty young ladies, some not more than five years of age. The lessons, in which they all joined, were so composed that the difficult and showy passages were given to the best players, and those of lesser talent had parts of easier execution. When the whole was put in motion, the sounds, rising from so many instruments of different make and shape, produced an effect rich and…   more >>
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William Gardiner, Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, volume 2 (London, January, 1838), p. 647-648. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434796063968 accessed: 6 December, 2023

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 11:27:44 +0100
Approved on Thu, 15 Oct 2015 13:14:29 +0100