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 >>

cite as

Christopher Simon Roberts, Music and Society in Eighteenth-Century Yorkshire, p. 126. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1447004408428 accessed: 1 December, 2021

location of experience: Kingston Upon Hull

Listeners

Experience Information

Date/Time between 16 September, 1789 and 18 September, 1789
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

Henry Courtney, son of John Courtney, on his family's attendance at the Handel Commemoration Festival in Hull.


Originally submitted by acusworth on Sun, 08 Nov 2015 17:40:26 +0000
Approved on Wed, 09 Mar 2016 13:56:43 +0000