Elizabeth Packington, daughter et al. in Worcester - July, 1777, 08:00 PM

from Journal of Frances Burney July 1777, pages 82-84:

At supper, Miss Waldron was requested to sing; she declined it for some Time... We all, however pressed her very much, and Sir Herbert in particular... 'Do you know no pretty new song?' said her Ladyship. 'No, my Lady, I know hardly any songs, - that is to be sure. I dare say I know above a Hundred, - but I don't know the music of 'em.' 'Well, any thing, - just what you please,' cried Lady Packington, 'only don't make us wait, - for that is not very well worthwhile.' 'Why then, if you please, my Lady,' said she, 'I'll sing "before the Urchin well could go," - only I can't sing it very …   more >>
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Frances Burney, Journal of Frances Burney July 1777. In Peter Sabor and Lars E. Troide (ed.), Frances Burney Journals and Letters (Oxford, 2001), p. 82-84. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433845556703 accessed: 22 July, 2024

location of experience: Worcester


Listening to

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Guardian Angels performed by Elizabeth Hannah Waldron

Experience Information

Date/Time July, 1777, 08:00 PM
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Tue, 09 Jun 2015 11:25:56 +0100