Mr and Mrs Joe Hawker et al. in Longparish House, Longparish, Hampshire - mid July, 1814

from Journal entry, 24 July 1814, page 96:

24th [July].—Mr. and Mrs. J. Hawker and Mr. Cudmore left us, after our having spent a fortnight most agreeably. Music was the order of the day, and never were Mozart’s works more delightfully enjoyed. Mr. Cudmore petrified the whole neighbourhood with his astonishing pianoforte playing, and convinced even the bigots of Cramer that, although perfect master of three other instruments, no man now in England could play the piano with so much taste, fire, and execution as himself.

cite as

Peter Hawker, Journal entry, 24 July 1814. In The Diary of Colonel Peter Hawker, 1802-1853, volume 1 (London, 1893), p. 96. accessed: 27 March, 2023

location of experience: Longparish House, Longparish, Hampshire


Peter Hawker
Amateur Musician, Army officer, Sportsman, Writer

Listening to

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Unspecified piano music
written by Mozart
performed by Mr Cudmore

Experience Information

Date/Time mid July, 1814
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:38:29 +0100
Approved on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:11:58 +0100