Civilians in Tower of London - 1829

from Regimental Music at the Tower, page 240:

A Correspondent, under the signature of "A Civilian," complains rather angrily, that the public have been lately excluded from the Tower on Sunday evenings, when the band of the regiment stationed there played, almost by "prescriptive right," for the amusement of the neighbourhood. With every respect for our Correspondent, we felt perfectly convinced this step had not been taken without reason, for we know that British regiments are animated by a uniform spirit, leading them, when consistent with their duty, to respect the …   more >>

cite as

Regimental Music at the Tower. In United Services Journal and Naval and Military Magazine, issue Part 2 (1829), p. 240. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1521472736511 accessed: 7 April, 2020

location of experience: Tower of London

Listeners

Listening to

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Military band music

Experience Information

Date/Time 1829
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Mon, 19 Mar 2018 15:18:56 +0000
Approved on Mon, 19 Mar 2018 15:19:14 +0000