Michael Kelly et al. in Drury Lane - 23 January, 1813

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, page 277:

The 23rd January, 1813, Mr. Coleridge produced, at Drury Lane, his tragedy entitled "Remorse." There were some musical situations in the play which I had to compose. The poetry of the incantation was highly animating; it was sung by Mrs. Bland, with all the refreshing purity of her unsophisticated style, and with that chaste expression and tenderness of feeling which speak at once as it were to the heart. The chorus of boatmen chaunting on the water under the convent walls, and the distant peal of the organ, accompanying the monks while singing within the convent chapel, seemed to overcome …   more >>

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Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 2 (London, 1826), p. 277. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1437557057765 accessed: 12 June, 2024

location of experience: Drury Lane


Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Experience Information

Date/Time 23 January, 1813
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Wed, 22 Jul 2015 10:24:17 +0100
Approved on Fri, 14 Aug 2015 17:01:26 +0100