Thomas Twining in Colchester - 1784

from Letter from Thomas Twining to Charles Burney, Colchester, 30 Dec 1784, page 267:

I write this letter & very willingly too, at the request of Miss Marshall who will deliver it. She is going to town for a little while & thirsts for Music. She lives at Ipswich, where she hears nothing worth hearing but her own playing.... I accompanied her in many Lessons of Boccherini, Eikner, Sterkel, Haydn, &c., yesterday morning & the evening before. She is improved since I heard her before. Her hand is really powerful, & a match for everything in the way of difficulty. In one faculty She seems to me to be above par. She is surprisingly ready in playing d. livre ouvert. She played several…   more >>
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Thomas Twining, Letter from Thomas Twining to Charles Burney, Colchester, 30 Dec 1784. 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. 267. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1391084063058 accessed: 22 September, 2017

location of experience: Colchester

Listeners

Thomas Twining
Cleric, cleric
1734-1804

Experience Information

Date/Time 1784
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others

Originally submitted by David Rowland on Fri, 31 Jan 2014 14:24:22 +0000