John Marsh in Gosport - 25 December, 1763

from journal entry, page 27:

On Christmas Day in the evening I remember I went, for the first time to the chapel, which was then handsomely lighted up (according to annual custom on that evening in consequence of a legacy for that purpose). - As this was now to be our place of residence, I was of course in hopes I sho'd find an organ in the chapel, w'ch however I was afraid to ask about beforehand for fear of a disappointment, but on approaching the chapel in the evening was glad to hear the sound of it, it being on that occasion played before the service began..... The organist also (Mr Wafer) used to take that …   more >>
cite as

John Marsh, journal entry. In John Marsh, and Brian Robins (ed.), journal entry, volume - (Stuyvesant, New York, 1998), p. 27. accessed: 23 November, 2017

location of experience: Gosport


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

Listening to

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organ music
written by Antonio Vivaldi
performed by Mr Wafer

Experience Information

Date/Time 25 December, 1763
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public


Experience took place in Holy Trinity Chapel, Cold Harbour, Gosport.

Originally submitted by iepearson on Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:26:31 +0000