Thomas Twining et al. in Colchester - January, 1798

from Thomas Twining to Richard Twining, Colchester, 7 January 1798, page 504:

On Thursday I took Miss Marshall to our concert, where she treated the connoisseurs with a lesson played in perfection. But in the midst of Mad: Souché’s Harp concerto a string broke, & it took up so much time to mend it that the concert was not over till near 11, & then we went home, eat hot minced pies for supper, & were not in bed till 1. Nor till 12 the night before. But it is all one to me. I passed a very pleasant week. Miss Marshall is a very sensible woman, quiet, perfectly unassuming, with all her merit as a player, & with a great deal of fun about her which she never lets out …   more >>
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Thomas Twining, Thomas Twining to Richard Twining, Colchester, 7 January 1798. In Thomas Twining, and Ralph S. Walker (ed.), A selection of Thomas Twining's letters 1734-1804 : the record of a tranquil life, volume 1 (Lewiston, New York, 1991), p. 504. accessed: 30 May, 2024

location of experience: Colchester


Thomas Twining
Cleric, cleric

Listening to

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Harp concerto
Piano sonata
written by Beethoven

Experience Information

Date/Time January, 1798
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by David Rowland on Fri, 14 Feb 2014 18:04:28 +0000