Frances Calvert in Royal Pavilion, Brighton - between early August, 1804, night and mid September, 1804, night

from Journal, 1804, page 16:

Shortly after the beginning of August I went on a visit to my sister at Brighton, taking Isabella and Edmond [her children] with me. There I remained nearly six weeks. During that time I was invited six or seven times to the Pavilion (the Prince of Wales). One of the nights there was a very pleasant ball; the other nights his band played. It is a prodigious fine band, as he has taken a great deal of pains with them, being passionately fond of music. He sung two nights himself, which he does very agreeably.

cite as

Frances Calvert, Journal, 1804. In Mrs. Warrenne [Alice E.] Blake (ed.), An Irish Beauty of the Regency: Compiled from “Mes Souvenirs”—the unpublished journals of the Hon. Mrs. Calvert 1789–1822 (London, 1911), p. 16. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1530175082343 accessed: 17 October, 2021

location of experience: Royal Pavilion, Brighton

Listeners

Frances Calvert
Wife of Nicolson Calvert MP
1767-1859

Listening to

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Unspecified instrumental and vocal music performed by Prince George Prince of Wales, The band of Prince George Prince of Wales

Experience Information

Date/Time between early August, 1804, night and mid September, 1804, night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 28 Jun 2018 09:38:03 +0100
Approved on Sun, 01 Jul 2018 14:36:33 +0100