John Marsh in England - 7 September, 1775

from The John Marsh Journals: The Life and Times of a Gentleman Composer (1752-1828), page 133:

The annual Oratorios being now began at Winton I on the 7th. took a ride there & went to the Messiah, w'ch was now for the 1st. time done in the morning in the body of the Cathedral, the orchestra being erected over the flights of steps leading into the choir with a temporary organ. The leader at this time was Lates of Oxford, with whom & Mr Ja's Scott of Southton I play'd; &b the principal singers were Sig'ra Davis (the English opera singer) Sig'ra Galli, Mess'rs Corfe & Matthews of Oxford...
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John Marsh, and Brian Robins (ed.), The John Marsh Journals: The Life and Times of a Gentleman Composer (1752-1828), volume - (Stuyvesant, New York, 1998), p. 133. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1394226956262 accessed: 6 April, 2020

location of experience: England

Listeners

John Marsh
Gentleman, violinist, Composer, Music criticism […]
1752-1828

Listening to

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Messiah
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by John Marsh, James Scott, Lates, Mr Corfe, Mr Matthews, Signora Davis, Signora Galli

Experience Information

Date/Time 7 September, 1775
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

Location was Winton Cathedral


Originally submitted by iepearson on Sat, 08 Mar 2014 18:22:34 +0000