Mary Frampton in London, England - 1788
For some years after she left the stage, Mrs. Siddons still continued occasionally to delight her friends by her reading. She was very handsome, but had a heavy figure. Her conception of the character of Rosalind failed from the entire want of the playfulness which belongs to it.
Mrs. Jordan’s failure in the same character was from the contrary error of making Rosalind a vulgar romp, instead of either a lady or a princess; and the cuckoo song she introduced, in spite of her silver tones, was what Rosalind … more >>
Mary Frampton, and Harriet Georgiana Mundy (ed.), The Journal of Mary Frampton, from the Year 1779, until the year 1846 (London, 1885), p. 18. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1535464163490 accessed: 5 October, 2023
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|'Cuckoo song'||performed by Dorothea Jordan|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|