John Courtney - 10 April, 1805

from Music and Society in Eighteenth-Century Yorkshire, page 119:


[C]alled lately to see the Lt. Col. Brackenberry, & he & his Wife & 3 of his daughters drank Tea with us one afternoon, & played on Harpsichord & sung, they are all musical & the youngest daughter play’d on the German Flute very prettily I never saw a Lady play on the Flute before. Col. Smelt accompanied in the Violin, my God Daughter sung, & my Son & Daughter Dolly play[’]d. 

cite as

Christopher Simon Roberts, Music and Society in Eighteenth-Century Yorkshire, p. 119. accessed: 26 May, 2024


John Courtney

Experience Information

Date/Time 10 April, 1805
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private


From the Diary of John Courtney of Beverley, Hull History Centre, Hull, DDX/60/1-4

Originally submitted by acusworth on Wed, 04 Nov 2015 12:09:42 +0000
Approved on Wed, 09 Mar 2016 13:25:56 +0000