Dr King et al. - February, 1772

from Diary of Frances Burney, February 1772, page 154:

When tea was over, I began to be uneasy at my father's not returning. Dr. King I saw looked displeased; but the politeness and liveliness of the Russian [M. Pogenpohl], who was too well bred to appear dissatisfied, soon dissipated my anxiety.... Music was now proposed, Mr. Pogenpohl had often heard Bach, of Berlin, and by his conversation shewed so fine a taste and so good a judgement of the art, that neither Susan nor I could be induced to touch a note.... We, however, persuaded Mr. Lattice to play, which he did, in a horrible old-fashioned style; insomuch that I did not dare to meet the …   more >>
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Frances Burney, Diary of Frances Burney, February 1772. In Annie Raine Ellis (ed.), The Early Diary of Frances Burney, 1768-1778. With a Selection from Her Correspondence and from the Journals of her Sisters, Susan and Charlotte Burney, volume 1 (London, 1889), p. 154. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1377776326 accessed: 25 June, 2024


Experience Information

Date/Time February, 1772
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Fri, 06 Dec 2013 15:47:33 +0000