Thomas Twining in Fordham, Essex - October, 1774

from Letter from Thomas Twining to Charles Burney, Fordham, 13 Oct 1774, page 74:

A warm room has, in part, restored my Piano Forte to the use of its faculties. But the worst of it is, that it goes out of tune as fast as I tune it. When I come to town, I must talk to Pohlman. I had a most comfortable musical week here, with my friend. You will respect his taste when I tell you, that he is charmed with Em. Bach, even thro’ my imperfect scrambling, & tho’ not at all used to him, I played: he sat with his hands over his eyes in a corner, & I heard him muttering at all the right places. We played Vanhall together, & he was much pleased with it. For my part, I find the …   more >>
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Thomas Twining, Letter from Thomas Twining to Charles Burney, Fordham, 13 Oct 1774. In Thomas Twining, and Ralph S. Walker (ed.), A selection of Thomas Twining's letters 1734-1804 : the record of a tranquil life, volume 2 (Lewiston, New York, 1991), p. 74. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1391076383816 accessed: 24 September, 2017

location of experience: Fordham, Essex

Listeners

Thomas Twining
Cleric, cleric
1734-1804

Experience Information

Date/Time October, 1774
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private

Originally submitted by David Rowland on Fri, 31 Jan 2014 13:34:46 +0000