Thomas Twining in Colchester - 1790

from Letter from Thomas Twining to Richard Twining, Colchester, 5 Oct 1790, page 359:

Well if you are not qualified to talk knowingly about Music, you can talk knowingly about Musicians at least. What you say about the boundless love of noise, & quantity of sound accords well with a great connoisseur, — the reviewer of Dr. Burney. I suppose you have read what he says about the intemperance of the commemorative Monthly Review for March last, p. 268? We have had a little of their musical gourmandise here. Upon the whole, however, it gave me considerable pleasure; particularly [Ann Selma] Storace’s singing. Locality, too, is a great matter. The same performance which, in …   more >>
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Thomas Twining, Letter from Thomas Twining to Richard Twining, Colchester, 5 Oct 1790. 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. 359. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1391089538692 accessed: 21 September, 2017

location of experience: Colchester

Listeners

Thomas Twining
Cleric, cleric
1734-1804

Experience Information

Date/Time 1790
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by David Rowland on Fri, 31 Jan 2014 15:12:47 +0000