John Marsh in Romsey - April, 1769
Here I met Capt Hooke who play'd the bass prettily enough, but as he profess'd not to like Corelli's sonatas, of which we play'd some I form'd no very high opinion of his judgement as a violoncello player w'ch part in Corelli's is at least of equal consequence with the first fiddle part...
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. 64. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1395327234385 accessed: 21 May, 2022
location of experience: Romsey
Gentleman, violinist, Composer, Music criticism […]
Originally submitted by iepearson on Thu, 20 Mar 2014 14:53:54 +0000