William Gardiner in London - early 19th Century

from Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, pages 513-16:

I had the honour of being introduced to the Noble men's Catch Club, at the Thatched House Tavern, by Temple West, Esq., who was president of the evening, and I sat next to him in the chair of the Duke of Argyle, who happened to be absent....Besides noblemen, and many other distinguished persons, there were not less than twenty professional gentlemen, eminent as vocalists...These convivial meetings commence on the opening of parliament, and continue every Tuesday, with a splendid dinner at four o'clock, immediately after which the grace, Non nobis Domine, is sung by the whole …   more >>

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William Gardiner, Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, volume 2 (London, January, 1838), p. 513-16. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433882028513 accessed: 31 March, 2023

location of experience: London


William Gardiner
Composer, Hosier

Listening to

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'Non nobis Domine' performed by anonymous males
'If love and all the world were young'
written by Mr Webb
performed by William Gardiner

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Tue, 09 Jun 2015 21:33:48 +0100
Approved on Thu, 15 Oct 2015 11:39:47 +0100