Boatmen and Passengers in On a ferry near Conwy Castle, Wales - August, 1813

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, page 280:

The road from Auber to Conway Ferry is beautiful. The view of the sea, on one 
side, and a highly-cultivated country on the other, with the lofty mountain of
Penman Maur, towering to the skies, form indeed a splendid prospect; and to add
to the earthly beauties round me, the morning was serene, with a true Neapolitan
sky. I crossed the ferry in the carriage; and when passing Conway Castle, the place
where (in the "Castle Spectre,") it was supposed, "Megin ho, Megin he," was sung,
it gave me great delight to recal the melody, nor could I resist …   more >>
cite as

Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 2 (London, 1826), p. 280. accessed: 8 December, 2023

location of experience: On a ferry near Conwy Castle, Wales


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Megin ho, Megin he performed by Michael Kelly

Experience Information

Date/Time August, 1813
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, outdoors

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Wed, 22 Jul 2015 10:51:58 +0100
Approved on Tue, 05 Jan 2016 14:08:55 +0000