John Marsh in Gosport - 29 January, 1768

from journal entry, page 47:

I also about this time began attending the Assemblies again & on Friday the 29th went with Mr Wafer for the first time to Mr Phillip's little weekly concerts at Weivill, where there happening that evening to be no one else present we play'd only Corelli's sonatas, of which I took the 1st. fiddle, & old Mr Phillips the 2d. & Miss P. the thorough bass on the spinner accompanied by Mr Wafer on the tenor. As I had never heard these sonatas compleat before, I was much pleas'd by the wonderful improvement occasion'd by the addition of the bass & promis'd myself much pleasure as well as improvement …   more >>
cite as

John Marsh, journal entry. In John Marsh, and Brian Robins (ed.), journal entry, volume - (Stuyvesant, New York, 1998), p. 47. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1394718385288 accessed: 23 November, 2017

location of experience: Gosport

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Sonatas by Corelli
written by Arcangelo Corelli
performed by Mr Wafer, Mr Phillips, John Marsh

Experience Information

Date/Time 29 January, 1768
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others

Notes

'Tenor' is a older term used to refer to the viola, see p. 47, note 44. Location was Weovill, Gosport.


Originally submitted by iepearson on Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:46:25 +0000