King George III et al. in Windsor Castle - October, 1783

from Letter from Mary Granville Pendarves Delany to Frances Hamilton, 10 Oct. 1783, page 412:

[W]e were appointed to go to the Lodge at Windsor at two o'clock. We were first taken into the Duchess of Ancaster's dressing-room; in a quarter of an hour after to the King and Queen in the drawing-room, who had nobody with them but Prince Alverstaden, the Hanoverian ….There were two chairs brought in for the Duchess of Portland and myself to sit on, (by order of their Majesties,) which were easier chairs than those belonging to the room. We were seated near the door that opened to the concert-room. The King directed them to play Handel and Geminiani's music, which he was graciously pleased…   more >>
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Mary Delany, Letter from Mary Granville Pendarves Delany to Frances Hamilton, 10 Oct. 1783. In Sarah Chauncey Woolsey (ed.), The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mrs. Delany, volume 2 (Boston, 1879), p. 412. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1386674650718 accessed: 22 November, 2017

location of experience: Windsor Castle

Listeners

King George III
Monarch
1738-1820
Mary Delany
Writer, Artist
1700-1788
Queen Charlotte
Monarch

Listening to

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Handel's music at Windsor Castle
written by George Frideric Handel
Geminiani's music at Windsor Castle
written by Francesco Geminiani

Experience Information

Date/Time October, 1783
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Tue, 10 Dec 2013 11:24:10 +0000