Tom Langstaff et al. in Longparish House, Longparish, Hampshire - 3 October, 1835, at night

from Journal entry, 3 October 1835, page 87:

In the evening Signor Sola and Tom Langstaff arrived to dinner for a ‘spree’ and a glut of music, which we had in perfection till twelve o’clock.

cite as

Peter Hawker, Journal entry, 3 October 1835. In The Diary of Colonel Peter Hawker 1802–1853, volume 2 (London, 1893), p. 87. accessed: 13 July, 2024

location of experience: Longparish House, Longparish, Hampshire


Tom Langstaff
Music teacher
Peter Hawker
Amateur Musician, Army officer, Sportsman, Writer

Listening to

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Unspecified music
written by Handel
performed by Peter Hawker, Signor Sola, Tom Langstaff

Experience Information

Date/Time 3 October, 1835, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


The three men played music for their own amusement.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:24:07 +0100
Approved on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 19:59:11 +0100