William Gardiner in Liverpool - between the 1780's and the 1790's

from Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, pages 210-212:

On my first visit to Liverpool I was attracted by a good-looking music-shop, kept by Mr. Hime, and I bought of him a cheap edition of Haydn’s canzonetts, published by his brother in Dublin...Mr. Hime, finding that I was a stranger who had some little knowledge of the art, said he was going to have a quartett party in the evening, and would be glad to see me. I was flattered by the invitation, and waited upon him. I met that fine violinist, Yaniewicz, whom they had engaged as the leader of their concerts. I heard him play a quartett of Mozart’s. It was one of a set of three, commencing with…   more >>
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William Gardiner, Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, volume 1 (London, 1838), p. 210-212. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1397208952927 accessed: 25 June, 2022

location of experience: Liverpool

Listeners

William Gardiner
Composer, Hosier
1770-1853

Listening to

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Discord, dire sister of the slaughtering power
written by Webbe
performed by Mr Webbe
Quartett
written by Mozart
performed by Yaniewicz

Experience Information

Date/Time between the 1780's and the 1790's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:35:53 +0100