John Marsh - 1764

from journal entry, page 28:

On my arrival at Gosport w'ch was in the evening, one of the first things I enquir'd about was concerning my sister's proficiency in music, who had for 3. or 4. months been learning of Mr Wafer the organist to play upon an old spinnet of my Aunt Pratten's which she had lately sent for from Twickenham, where she had left it on coming to live with my father; & in this I was immediately gratified, not indeed by a mere recital of what she co'd do but by the thing itself, as at my aunts [sic] desire, she immediately sat down to the spinet; & with the first introductory prelude she played I was …   more >>
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John Marsh, journal entry. In John Marsh, and Brian Robins (ed.), journal entry, volume - (Stuyvesant, New York, 1998), p. 28. accessed: 24 November, 2017


John Marsh
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Date/Time 1764
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others

Originally submitted by iepearson on Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:26:22 +0000