William T. Parke et al. in King's Theatre, Haymarket, London - 12 April, 1787

from Music and Society in Eighteenth-Century Yorkshire, pages 187-8:

 

When this great event was in contemplation, two very pompous gentlemen, Dr. Hayes of Oxford, and Dr. Miller of Doncaster, came to town to give their gratuitous assistance as conductors, by beating time. After several meetings and some bickerings, it was at length agreed that Dr. Hayes (Mus. Dr. Oxon) should conduct the first act and Dr. Miller the second. With regard to the third, I suppose they were to toss up for it. When the

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Christopher Simon Roberts, Music and Society in Eighteenth-Century Yorkshire, p. 187-8. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1447172208166 accessed: 19 January, 2022

location of experience: King's Theatre, Haymarket, London

Listeners

King George III
Monarch
1738-1820

Listening to

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performance of 'unknown music' performed by Wilhelm Cramer, Philip Hayes (composer), Edward Miller

Experience Information

Date/Time 12 April, 1787
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by acusworth on Tue, 10 Nov 2015 16:16:48 +0000
Approved on Wed, 09 Mar 2016 14:10:32 +0000