Mary Delany in Ireland - 15 December, 1750

from The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany, Series 1, Volume 2, page 628:

Letter from Mrs. Delany to Mrs. Dewes, Delville, 15 Dec. 1750 - We go this afternoon to the Bishop of Derry's, to hear Morella ; he conducted the Messiah very well - surprisingly so, considering he was not before acquainted with such sublime music.
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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. 628. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434552529494 accessed: 10 August, 2022

location of experience: Ireland

Listeners

Mary Delany
Artist, Writer
1700-1788

Listening to

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Violin Music performed by Morella

Experience Information

Date/Time 15 December, 1750
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Wed, 17 Jun 2015 15:48:49 +0100
Approved on Tue, 15 Sep 2015 15:59:42 +0100