When this picture was taken, in 1987, people were stilll living in them, ahead of their demolition Vauxhall Gardens
, Liverpool 3 This view is from 1987, shortly before demolition.
She organizes the discussion by theme--his life and career, including his life before London, his training, his income, his sources of revenue, and the value of his music in terms of its composition, performance, and publication; the culture and context of the period; politics and patronage; commerce and international trade; private musical events; marriage, wealth, and social status; legal issues; collections of his music, publications, his statue at Vauxhall Gardens
, and portraits of him; religion and charity; his sickness and death; and his wills and legacies--incorporating the lives of his friends and discussion of his music throughout chapters.
The most famous of them all was at Kennington, on the south bank of the Thames, and for almost three centuries Vauxhall Gardens
was one of London's principal attractions, with eye-catchers and shady walks and music pavilions to suit every taste.
, whose origins can be traced hack to the mid-seventeenth century, opened in 1785 as a pleasure gardens in Kennington.
It was a word long used in Russia--and elsewhere--for a pleasure ground, and was taken from the most famous example of such a thing: the Vauxhall Gardens
Keen to flaunt his new status and power locally, Sir Thomas decided to leave his ancestral home at Duddeston Hall, close to the banks of the River Rea and which later became part of Vauxhall Gardens
, and build a new home on a hill overlooking Aston Church.
It was the genius of Robert Newman, the long-term manager of the Queen's Hall Orchestra, to put together a package that, moving on from the popular entertainments associated with Vauxhall Gardens
and the Crystal Palace, would annually attract large, socially mixed audiences to hear a wide range of music provided by a regular pool of outstanding players under a star conductor.
One painting depicts the Grand Walk in Vauxhall Gardens
, which closed in 1859 and is now home to high-rise tower blocks.
bomb victims memorial,Vauxhall Road.
What is distinctive about this volume is the set of four papers on key topics, acting as a synthesis of the arts: British folk songs (Raymond O'Malley); the enclave of pleasure, Vauxhall Gardens
To cite a small example, on 23 July 1773, as Covent Garden's new sensation the tragedienne Elizabeth Hartley was walking with the Reverend Henry Bate in Vauxhall Gardens
, a group of men took such liberties in looking at her that Bate challenged them.
There were eight New York City theaters in operating condition at the beginning of the season: the Bowery, Broadway, Franklin, National, Niblo's, Olympic, Park, and Vauxhall Gardens