John Marsh in St Alfege Church, Greenwich - the 1750's

from journal entry, page 10:

On my next visit therefore to my father one of my first questions was, how the organ business was settled, when he told me that Hudson & Wheatley were the successful candidates, the latter of whom was to live in Greenwich & generally do the duty, which he continued to do afterwards constantly in the style he set out with, giving us perpetual Cornet pieces, except about once a month or 6 weeks perhaps a Trumpet & Echo piece. It was the more remarkable his playing always Cornet pieces, as they always require some degree of execution in the performance, but Mr Wheatley never had a good finger on …   more >>
cite as

John Marsh, journal entry. In John Marsh, and Brian Robins (ed.), journal entry, volume - (Stuyvesant, New York, 1998), p. 10. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1394227067600 accessed: 20 September, 2017

location of experience: St Alfege Church, Greenwich

Listeners

John Marsh
Gentleman, Writer, Music criticism, Composer […]
1752-1828

Listening to

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anonymous organ music performed by Wheatley

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1750's
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by iepearson on Sun, 09 Mar 2014 18:54:21 +0000