in Foundling Hospital, London - mid 19th Century

from The History and Objects of the Foundling Hospital , pages 124-126:

[W]hen, in 1847, it was demonstrated to them [the Governors of the Foundling Hospital]... that the establishment of a Juvenile Band of musicians, from amongst the boys, would be attended with advantages to them in life, they did not hesitate readily to adopt the suggestion. The proposal was immediately put into practice, and the results are highly satisfactory, proving (if indeed proof were necessary) that the cultivation of instrumental music amongst the children of the Hospital is not attended with that degradation of moral character so much apprehended in Dr. …   more >>

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John Brownlow and W. S. Wintle, The History and Objects of the Foundling Hospital (London, 1881), p. 124-126. accessed: 15 July, 2024

location of experience: Foundling Hospital, London

Listening to

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military band music performed by Juvenile Band of the Foundling Hospital

Experience Information

Date/Time mid 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Fri, 02 Dec 2022 12:52:07 +0000
Approved on Fri, 02 Dec 2022 12:52:22 +0000