John Marsh in Gosport - in the beginning of 1768

from journal entry, page 49:

After Mr Lethin first join'd us we used I remember to have a cessation of about a quarter of an hour or more about the middle of the performance to accomodate [sic] him, who being a true German co'd not sit to play 3 hours together without smoking a pipe in the course if it, for which purpose he used to carry a long wooden pipe (w'ch took to piece in joints) in his pocket. As however we neither much liked this interruption or to play without him in his presence, Mr MrArthur at length ask'd him if he co'd not play a piece & smoke at the same time, which he agreeing to do, we took him at his …   more >>
cite as

John Marsh, journal entry. In John Marsh, and Brian Robins (ed.), journal entry, volume - (Stuyvesant, New York, 1998), p. 49. accessed: 22 November, 2017

location of experience: Gosport


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

Listening to

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concerto by Geminiani
written by Francesco Geminiani
performed by Mr McArthur, Mr Lethin, John Marsh

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by iepearson on Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:47:36 +0000