John Marsh in Dorking - April, 1765

from journal entry, page 32:

At Dorking I paid my usual attention to the chimes & found that instead of "Britons strike home" they now played " Fill ev'ry glass," a much better tune for the purpose , as it employ'd the whole 8. bells, whereas in the other only 6. were used.
cite as

John Marsh, journal entry. In John Marsh, and Brian Robins (ed.), journal entry, volume - (Stuyvesant, New York, 1998), p. 32. accessed: 24 November, 2017

location of experience: Dorking


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

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'Fill ev'ry glass"

Experience Information

Date/Time April, 1765
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public


'Fill ev'ry glass' is from The Beggar's Opera, first performed at Lincoln's Inn Fields, 1728.

Originally submitted by iepearson on Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:26:09 +0000