Mary Delany in Gloucester - late August, 1751

from Letter from Mrs Delaney to Bernard Granville, Esq., Gloucester, 30 August 1751, pages 43-44:

I have rejoiced in every moment of sunshine which gave you an opportunity of hearing more agreeable concerts in your enchanting wood and walks than the three quires have produced to us ...The account of the music I leave to Mrs. Viney: the collection was a hundred and thirty seven pounds — there was a crowd and no company. The performance in the church much the best. Your sweet notes upon the clavichord have so refined my ears, that I must confess the music I have heard here sounds very harsh and the raking does not agree with me, for I have got the tooth-ach, but some of your black …   more >>

cite as

Letter from Mrs Delaney to Bernard Granville, Esq., Gloucester, 30 August 1751. In Augusta Hall (ed.), The Autobiography and correspondence of Mary Granville, volume Series,1 Vol. III (London, 1861), p. 43-44. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436360182563 accessed: 15 August, 2022

location of experience: Gloucester

Listeners

Mary Delany
Artist, Writer
1700-1788

Experience Information

Date/Time late August, 1751
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Wed, 08 Jul 2015 13:56:22 +0100
Approved on Tue, 14 Mar 2017 10:54:46 +0000