Harry Alfred West et al. in Bristol - the 1890's

from The Autobiography of Harry Alfred West, pages 33-34:

[Harry West details his love of organ music and learning to play, largely self-taught, in pages 28; 32 – 35 of his memoir, where Colston Hall is mentioned as a setting for listening to organ music at a Methodist service. He longed to play the organ from the age of six but his parents could not afford lessons. Listening experiences relating West’s ‘musical knowledge’ are included in the Listening Experience Database as separate …   more >>

cite as

Harry Alfred West, The Autobiography of Harry Alfred West. In Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiography, University of Brunel Library Special Collections, number 1.745, p. 33-34. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1538669496897 accessed: 14 June, 2024 (By Permission of University of Brunel Library, Special Collections.)

location of experience: Bristol


Harry Alfred West
managerial roles, Porter
Mr. West

Listening to

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unspecified hymns with harmonium performed by Harry Alfred West, Mr. West

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1890's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 04 Oct 2018 17:11:37 +0100
Approved on Mon, 29 Oct 2018 12:18:31 +0000