John Courtney in Beverley - 28 December, 1798

from Music and Society in Eighteenth-Century Yorkshire, page 131:


Mons[ieu]r Vogel, Dr Berkeley & Mr O’Byrne dined drank tea & supped with us, Dr B. was drunk. Vogel a most extraordinary wonderful man, he played most exquisitely on the German Flute, better than any man I ever heard, & what was wonderful he play’d a Duet, making the Flute give two Sounds. He s[ai]d he was in the Legion de Chartres, he has received 16 Wounds, the strongest & most active man almost I ever saw; he performed several Treats & Tricks vastly well informed & has read a great deal. 

cite as

Christopher Simon Roberts, Music and Society in Eighteenth-Century Yorkshire, p. 131. accessed: 31 May, 2024

location of experience: Beverley


John Courtney

Listening to

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flute music performed by Vogel

Experience Information

Date/Time 28 December, 1798
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by acusworth on Sun, 08 Nov 2015 20:09:58 +0000
Approved on Wed, 16 Mar 2016 11:48:05 +0000