John Marsh in Gosport - 1765

from journal entry, page 38:

The intimacy they of course continued all the Whitsun holidays; during which I also recollect that my aunt having discover'd that my brother Willi'm (who had sometime before been brought home from Dorking school) had both a good voice & ear, had set him to learn most of my sister's songs, with whom he now sang in unison whenever Mr Wafer came, who also taught them "Hope thou muse" & another duett or two to sing together. As Mr Wafer now used to leave a fiddle at our house in order to accompany my sister when he came, I now began to take it up & try what I could make of it without any …   more >>
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John Marsh, and Brian Robins (ed.), journal entry, volume - (Stuyvesant, New York, 1998), p. 38. accessed: 24 November, 2017

location of experience: Gosport


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

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"Hope thou muse" performed by William Marsh

Experience Information

Date/Time 1765
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others

Originally submitted by iepearson on Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:46:42 +0000