James Douglas in Windsor Castle - 24 May, mid 19th Century, in the morning

from Account of life as a chorister in the nineteenth century, pages 9;18:

On the Queen’s birthdays [24 May] we used to go & serenade her under her bedroom window & one occasion (a wet morning) we sang the glee “Hail smiling mother” which seemed rather out of place as it was raining. …   more >>

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James Douglas, Account of life as a chorister in the nineteenth century. In Choir Archives, St George's Chapel, Windsor, England, p. 9;18. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1524223871261 accessed: 5 April, 2020 (All extracts from the memoir are by kind permission of the writer's descendant Prof. James Wilkinson.)

location of experience: Windsor Castle

Listeners

James Douglas
chemist, Clerk and manager railways, tobacco importer
1837-1920

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'Hail Smiling Mother' performed by St George's Chapel Choir'

Experience Information

Date/Time 24 May, mid 19th Century, in the morning
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, outdoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:31:12 +0100
Approved on Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:33:34 +0100