Thomas Twining in Colchester - November, 1796

from Thomas Twining to Richard Twining, Colchester, 29 November 1796, page 477:

Here has been a Mrs. Baker (wife of a Col. Baker who has a house at Lowestoft, & a house in Parliament Street) of whose Pianoforte playing I have often heard great things; but she much more than answered my expectations, & has charmed me most outrageously. Suffice it to say, that she is, by far, the best player (Professors out of the question) that I ever heard: that her singing, too, tho’ not so extraordinary as her playing, is very interesting: that she is handsome & extremely lively & pleasant. I have been engaged to meet her & accompany her, at morning concerts, & evening concerts; & had…   more >>
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Thomas Twining, Thomas Twining to Richard Twining, Colchester, 29 November 1796. 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. 477. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1392399878762 accessed: 21 November, 2017

location of experience: Colchester

Listeners

Thomas Twining
Cleric, cleric
1734-1804

Experience Information

Date/Time November, 1796
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Fri, 21 Feb 2014 16:25:34 +0000