John Marsh in Gosport - in the beginning of 1768

from The John Marsh Journals: The Life and Times of a Gentleman Composer (1752-1828), 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 >>
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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. 47-48. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1394718470395 accessed: 19 October, 2021

location of experience: Gosport

Listeners

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

Listening to

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

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 13:47:50 +0000