Prince Albert et al. in Windsor Castle

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: 20 August, 2019 (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

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