Thomas Twining in Colchester - 1779

from Letter from Thomas Twining to Charles Burney, Colchester, 1 Feb 1779, page 163:

The P.F. arrived safe. It is a charming instrument. I thank you heartily, for myself & my friend. He improves, I think, in his basses. I find Miss [Catherine] Forster has a sweet voice & an excellent ear. I wish you had her under your tuition: such scholars must be comfortable & refreshing. I have procured for her a set of lessons I have lately met with by one [Valentin] Roeser. Do you know them? They seem to me the best things for beginners upon the Piano Forte that I ever saw. For they are easy, short, well adapted to the instrument, fair for the hand, & are yet good harmony, & far from …   more >>
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Thomas Twining, Letter from Thomas Twining to Charles Burney, Colchester, 1 Feb 1779. 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. 163. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1391080494734 accessed: 20 September, 2017

location of experience: Colchester

Listeners

Thomas Twining
Cleric, cleric
1734-1804

Experience Information

Date/Time 1779
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others

Originally submitted by David Rowland on Fri, 31 Jan 2014 13:54:45 +0000