Samuel Pepys in London - 11 December, 1664

from Diary of Samuel Pepys, 11 December 1664, page 448:

Lords day. Up and to church alone in the morning. Dined at home mighty pleasantly ; in the afternoon I to the French church - where much pleased with the three sisters of the parson, very handsome; especially in their noses - and sing prettily... So home, and there found Mr. Andrews and his lady, a well-bred and a tolerable pretty woman, and by and by Mr. Hill; and to singing and then to supper. Then to sing again, and so goodnight. To prayers and bed. It is a little strange how these psalms of Ravenscroft, after two or three times singing, prove but the same again, though good - no diversity …   more >>
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Samuel Pepys, Diary of Samuel Pepys, 11 December 1664. In Robert Latham and William Matthews (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys : a selection (London, 2003), p. 448. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1407322376277 accessed: 18 May, 2022

location of experience: London

Listeners

Samuel Pepys
Member of Parliament, Diarist, Naval officer
1633-1703

Listening to

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Psalms
written by Ravenscroft
performed by Mr. Andrews, Mr. Hill, Samuel Pepys

Experience Information

Date/Time 11 December, 1664
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Wed, 06 Aug 2014 11:52:56 +0100