William Gardiner in Leicester - the 1830's

from Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, page 831:

I have before alluded to the pleasure I received from the first quartett-party we had in Leicester, under the direction of the Abbé Dobler ; and I have mentioned my gratification during the sojourn of M. Guynemer, when he was our leader. Many have been the changes in our party through the last fifty years ; still we contrive, once a fortnight, to regale our ears with a quartett of Haydn, Mozart, or Beethoven. My oldest musical friend, Mr. Bankart, I still find by my side, with his violoncello ; and, with our excellent leader, Mr. Gill, Mr. Graham, and Mr. Scott, we play the whole of …   more >>

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William Gardiner, Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, volume 2 (London, January, 1838), p. 831. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435610749021 accessed: 24 June, 2024

location of experience: Leicester


William Gardiner
Composer, Hosier

Listening to

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written by Beethoven
performed by William Gardiner

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1830's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:45:49 +0100
Approved on Tue, 25 Aug 2015 10:39:54 +0100