John Marsh in Gosport - in the beginning of 1768

from The John Marsh Journals: The Life and Times of a Gentleman Composer (1752-1828), page 48:

As we were also now & then join'd by some other amateurs we had sometimes very respectable concerts, both at Weovill & at Mr Wafers [sic], which I believe nobody enjoyed more than I did or was more disappointed at any Friday or Saturday evening passing off without a concert, which was sometimes the case, particularly on Saturdays, as I never went to Mr Wafers but on his sending to let me know some one at least of our performers was come, as the Phillips's did not attend his concerts & those from the other side of the water were frequently prevented from coming over by windy weather, of which …   more >>
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John Marsh, The John Marsh Journals: The Life and Times of a Gentleman Composer (1752-1828). In 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. 48. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1394718461499 accessed: 16 January, 2022

location of experience: Gosport

Listeners

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

Listening to

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sonata by Corelli
written by Arcangelo Corelli
performed by John Marsh, Mr Wafer
sonatas by Boyce
written by William Boyce (composer)
performed by John Marsh, Mr Wafer
sonatas by Humphry
written by John Humphries
performed by John Marsh, Mr Wafer

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by iepearson on Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:47:41 +0000