John Marsh - 5 January, 1775

from journal entry, pages 124-125:

After supper a few songs were sung amongst which the Rev'd Mr Bristed (who with his daughter was staying at the Shaws) gave us a curious song about a stinking pheasant after which my sister & Mrs Williams sung, the latter of whom sung a famous Scotch song requiring a great compass of voice w'ch so affected Mr Bristed, Mrs W. being as he s'd exactly like his 1st wife, that tho' he was now married to a 2d. he was obliged to quit the room immediately afterwards...
cite as

John Marsh, journal entry. In John Marsh, and Brian Robins (ed.), journal entry, volume - (Stuyvesant, New York, 1998), p. 124-125. accessed: 21 November, 2017


John Marsh
Gentleman, Writer, Music criticism, Composer […]

Listening to

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song for male voice performed by Rev'd Mr Bristed
songs for female voice

Experience Information

Date/Time 5 January, 1775
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others


Location not specified but Marsh was in Romsey at this time.

Originally submitted by iepearson on Sat, 08 Mar 2014 17:40:54 +0000