Mary Lake et al. in London - May, 1775
Our Concert proved to be very much the Thing...
....Mr Burney... Fired away, with his usual successful velocity, to the amazement and delight of all present...
[He] played a concerto of Schobert, and one of my Father's , and a great deal of Extemporary Preluding.
[M]y Father petitioned the Baroness... and she was at length prevailed with. She played a Lesson of Schobert. I think her the best lady player I ever heard. She is a good musician, - does not blunder or make false steps, - has a remarkable strong left Hand - and plays with such meaning, as well as … more >>
Frances Burney, Letter from Frances Burney to Samuel Crisp, May 1775. In Frances Burney, and Peter Sabor and Lars E. Troide (ed.), Journals and Letters (London, 2001), p. 56-59. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1392224691455 accessed: 21 September, 2017
location of experience: London
Originally submitted by Baglet on Wed, 19 Feb 2014 18:12:38 +0000