school children in UK - mid 19th Century

from The Singing Master, pages i:

     In this country singing has been introduced with great success in infant-schools. It has been shown to be a means of varying, in the most pleasing manner, the usual lessons, and calculated, therefore, not only to relieve the attention when too much fatigued by study, but to create a conviction in the minds of children (which it is not always easy to produce in any other way), that they are sent to school to be made happier as well as wiser. It has also been found a means of impressing the mind with kindly feelings, and of kindling or strengthening just and generous …   more >>

cite as

William Edward Hickson, The Singing Master (London, 1840), p. i. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1675345376382 accessed: 20 May, 2024

location of experience: UK

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Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Thu, 02 Feb 2023 13:42:56 +0000
Approved on Thu, 02 Feb 2023 13:43:07 +0000