Mary Delany - between early February, 1755 and mid March, 1755

from Letter from Mrs Delany to Mrs Dewes, Bulstrode, 3 March 1755, pages 338-39:

I wrote you a letter last week with a full account of my travels to and in London.  The oratorio was miserably thin; the Italian opera is in high vogue, and always full, though one song of the least worthy of Mr. Handel's music is worth all their frothy expectations.

cite as

Letter from Mrs Delany to Mrs Dewes, Bulstrode, 3 March 1755. In Augusta Hall (ed.), The Autobiography and correspondence of Mary Granville, volume Series,1 Vol. III (London, 1861), p. 338-39. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1442247241788 accessed: 17 August, 2022

Listeners

Mary Delany
Artist, Writer
1700-1788

Listening to

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music by Handel
written by George Frideric Handel
Italian opera
written by Signor Baptista

Experience Information

Date/Time between early February, 1755 and mid March, 1755
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Mon, 14 Sep 2015 17:14:02 +0100
Approved on Tue, 14 Mar 2017 11:36:45 +0000