James Turnbull et al. in Georgetown, Halton Hills, Ontario - 1872

from Reminiscences of a Stonemason, by a working man, pages 124–125:

One evening I was strolling about in that neighbourhood, when I heard the sounds of a fife-and-drum band practising. I forget exactly the locality, but it was not far from what I always looked upon as the centre of the city namely, the corner of Young and King Streets. Going inside, there were some young fellows practising, but no regular teacher. Having done a little on the flute and piccolo myself, I asked to have a try,…   more >>

cite as

James Turnbull, Reminiscences of a Stonemason, by a working man (London, 1908), p. 124–125. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1656673261041 accessed: 25 February, 2024

location of experience: Georgetown, Halton Hills, Ontario


James Turnbull
bricklayer's labourer, delivery boy, farm labourer, journeyman mason

Listening to

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music for fife and drum band performed by a fife and drum band
'Love-knot Quickstep' performed by James Turnbull

Experience Information

Date/Time 1872
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 01 Jul 2022 12:01:01 +0100
Approved on Tue, 05 Jul 2022 10:44:11 +0100