John Courtney in Beverley - 5 April, 1762

from Music and Society in Eighteenth-Century Yorkshire, page 117:

We had a sort of musical rout, several fine airs of the oratorio of the Messiah were sung by Mr Jacomb, and Mr Hodgson from Newcastle and accompany’d by Hawdon on the organ, and other sacred musick fit for this week was also performed; Miss Raguenau and Miss H Waines also sung the anthem to the full organ (I playing) and they sung some songs too, as did Mr Jacomb to the harpsichord. Major Myers his lady, Capt Cooke, Dr Cotes and his sister, Mr Raguenaus family, Mr Waines ditto, Dr Hunter, Mr William Meeke, Mr Jacomb, Mr and Mrs Saunders etc we were in all I believe 25.

cite as

Christopher Simon Roberts, Music and Society in Eighteenth-Century Yorkshire, p. 117. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1446633517569 accessed: 23 June, 2024

location of experience: Beverley

Listeners

John Courtney
1734-1806

Listening to

hide composers
Messiah
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by Mr Hodgson, Mr Jacomb

Experience Information

Date/Time 5 April, 1762
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by acusworth on Wed, 04 Nov 2015 10:38:37 +0000
Approved on Wed, 09 Mar 2016 13:00:21 +0000