Henry Courtney in Kingston Upon Hull - between 16 September, 1789 and 18 September, 1789
from Music and Society in Eighteenth-Century Yorkshire, page 126:
Your Mama & I & y[ou]r Bro[the]r John were all extremely entertained with the oratorios at Hull as for myself & y[ou]r Brother went thro the whole affair, I was & went not only at the Church in the Mornings, but at the 2 Concerts in the Playhouse & at the Ball in on the intermediate night in the Assembly Room where I had not been since you were born, I believe; y[ou]r Bro[the]r danced with Miss Lucy Acklam: there were 52 Couples - it was past 2 o’clock in the morning before we came away, I was enchanted with Mr Harrison, Mrs Billington & Miss Cantelo’s … more >>
Christopher Simon Roberts, Music and Society in Eighteenth-Century Yorkshire, p. 126. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1447004408428 accessed: 31 March, 2023
|Date/Time||between 16 September, 1789 and 18 September, 1789|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
Henry Courtney, son of John Courtney, on his family's attendance at the Handel Commemoration Festival in Hull.