John Marsh in Portsmouth - 11 July, 1768

from journal entry, page 52:

On the 11th of July I went again to the Subscription Concert in Portsmouth & played 2d. ripieno with Mr Fitzherbert, the timber merchant who liv'd close to the concert room. At this concert the music then usually play'd was Handels [sic] overtures, Corellis Geminianis Handel's, Defesch's Humphrey's & Stanley's concertos & Bach & Abel's symphonies with others of the same kind, particularly that of "La buona Figliola," then lately publish'd, with w'ch I was so much pleas'd that I imediately [sic] got it for my own private practise. We had also now & then a violin concerto from Mr Lethin & organ …   more >>
cite as

John Marsh, journal entry. In John Marsh, and Brian Robins (ed.), journal entry, volume - (Stuyvesant, New York, 1998), p. 52. accessed: 23 November, 2017

location of experience: Portsmouth


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

Experience Information

Date/Time 11 July, 1768
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by iepearson on Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:47:28 +0000