Mrs. Ann Dewes in England - December, 1750

from The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany, Series 1, Volume 2, pages 623-624:

Letter from Mrs. Dewes to Bernard Granville, Esq., at his house in Park Street, near Grosvenor Square, London, Welsbourne, 3rd Dec. 1750 - I hope you find Mr. Handel well. I beg my compliments to him : he has not a more real admirer of his great work than myself ; his wonderful Messiah will never be out of my head ; and I may say my heart was raised almost to heaven by it. It is only those people who have not felt the pleasure of devotion that can make any objection to that performance, which is calculated to raise our devotion, and make us truly sensible •of the power of the divine words …   more >>
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Mary Delany, and Augusta Hall (ed.), The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany, Series 1, Volume 2, volume 1/2 (London, 1861), p. 623-624. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434550905023 accessed: 8 April, 2020

location of experience: England

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Messiah
written by George Frideric Handel
The Trumpet shall sound, the dead shall be raised

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Date/Time December, 1750
Listening Environment indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Wed, 17 Jun 2015 15:21:45 +0100
Approved on Tue, 15 Sep 2015 16:08:48 +0100