Hugh Reginald Haweis in Bethnal Green - the 1860's

from My Musical Life, pages 116-7:

Thousands around me were leading dull lives of monotonous toil, with little refreshment or variety, too much shut up to ihe beer-house or the counter, tempted by want and gin, tempted also to all kinds of chicanery and petty theft, and full of sordid aims. I deter- mined to try the effect of music, and good music, upon their narrow, busy, overburdened lives. I invited Mr. C. H. DEACON, SIGNOR REGONDI …   more >>

cite as

Hugh Reginald Haweis, My Musical Life (London, 1898), p. 116-7. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1437737385709 accessed: 24 October, 2021

location of experience: Bethnal Green

Listeners

Hugh Reginald Haweis
Cleric, Writer
1839-1901

Listening to

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Various performed by Allessandro Pezze, Henry Collings Deacon, Giulio Regondi

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1860's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

Further discussion of this concert at http://www.concertina.com/atlas/atlas-giulio-regondi-two-newly-discovered-letters.pdf


Originally submitted by sp327 on Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:29:46 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:27:11 +0100