Prince Albert et al. in Windsor Castle - 1850

from Account of life as a chorister in the nineteenth century, page 9:

In 1850 we all sang in a Cantata composed by Dr Elvey before the Queen & Prince Consort. I remember that the Queen sent for the Dr after it was over & congratulated him & the Prince Consort came & bowed to us all, & after that we all had supper at the Castle & among other things there was a Baron of beef, a joint I had never seen before. Besides the Royal Family …   more >>

cite as

James Douglas, Account of life as a chorister in the nineteenth century. In Choir Archives, St George's Chapel, Windsor, England, p. 9. accessed: 29 September, 2023 (All extracts from the memoir are by kind permission of the writer's descendant Prof. James Wilkinson.)

location of experience: Windsor Castle


Prince Albert
Prince Consort
Queen Victoria

Listening to

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written by Sir George Elvey
performed by St George's Chapel Choir

Experience Information

Date/Time 1850
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:55:55 +0100
Approved on Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:38:16 +0100