John Marsh in Gosport - in the beginning of 1768

from journal entry, pages 47-48:

Soon after this I began attending another of the same kind at Mr Wafers [sic] on a Saturday evening, both of which meetings were occasionally attended by Mr McArthur, then principal 2d. fiddle at Portsmouth Concert, Mr Clarke, writing master at the Naval Academy, and elderly & very respectable man, tho' but a moderate performer upon the fiddle; Mr Chapman, apprentice (or assistant) to Mr Hawker, organist of Portsmouth, who play'd the tenor, & Mr Ducket of Gosport an elderly gentleman who play'd a very good fiddle in the old style of playing; so that we frequently play'd the Corelli, Handel & …   more >>
cite as

John Marsh, journal entry. In John Marsh, and Brian Robins (ed.), journal entry, volume - (Stuyvesant, New York, 1998), p. 47-48. accessed: 20 November, 2017

location of experience: Gosport


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

Listening to

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Geminiani concerto
written by Francesco Geminiani
Handel concerto
written by George Frideric Handel
Corelli concerto
written by Arcangelo Corelli

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 13:47:50 +0000