Aunt Delany in Westminster Abbey - May, 1784

from The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs Delany, page 215:

[Aunt Delany]...has been at the Abbey today, much charmed.

cite as

Augusta Hall (ed.), The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs Delany, volume 2/3 (London, 1862), p. 215. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1446664157771 accessed: 6 December, 2021

location of experience: Westminster Abbey

Listeners

Listening to

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Handel Commemoration concerts
written by George Frideric Handel

Experience Information

Date/Time May, 1784
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

A series of performances, in commemoration of Handel, were given in the year 1784. The first took place at Westminster Abbey, Wednesday, May 26, 1784. The second performance was in the Pantheon, the others in the Abbey. A sum of £6000 was given from the proceeds to the Fund for Decayed Musicians, and £1000 to the Westminster Hospital.


Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Wed, 04 Nov 2015 19:09:17 +0000
Approved on Wed, 06 Jan 2016 23:28:06 +0000