in Foundling Hospital, London - late 18th Century

from The History and Objects of the Foundling Hospital , page 105:

The Governors had been early taught that their Chapel was capable of being converted into a source of pecuniary means for increasing the usefulness of the work they had in hand. What Handel began, other eminent musicians continued, and the Governors having received several blind children into the establishment... they were instructed in music, and became a fruitful source of advantage to the funds of the charity. For upwards of one hundred and thirty years…   more >>

cite as

John Brownlow and W. S. Wintle, The History and Objects of the Foundling Hospital (London, 1881), p. 105. accessed: 15 July, 2024

location of experience: Foundling Hospital, London

Listening to

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sacred music performed by blind children of the Foundling Hospital

Experience Information

Date/Time late 18th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Fri, 02 Dec 2022 11:20:06 +0000
Approved on Fri, 02 Dec 2022 11:20:28 +0000