Congregation et al. in Stockwell, London - in the beginning of the 1900's

from Starting from Victoria, pages 52-53:

When my voice broke, I sat with the organist and turned over the pages of music for him. Twice only I caused consternation, once I absent-mindedly during the first lesson, put my elbow on the organ keys and frightened quite a number of people out of their wits—the terrible shriek from the organ must have made them think it was Gabriel’s trumpet. A few weeks later, whilst turning over the pages of an anthem in a large volume containing many such, I…   more >>

cite as

Leonard W. Ellisdon, Starting from Victoria. In Brunel University The Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 1:229, p. 52-53. accessed: 16 July, 2024

location of experience: Stockwell, London


Leonard W. Ellisdon
company director and secretary

Listening to

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anthem with organ accompaniment
'Through the night of doubt and sorrow'
written by W.S. Bambridge
performed by Choir

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of the 1900's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:51:06 +0100
Approved on Thu, 30 Aug 2018 10:01:09 +0100