Sophia Weston et al. in Manchester - September, 1785
from Letter from Anna Seward to Mrs Cotton, 27 October 1785, page 82:
We went together to a brilliant music-meeting at Manchester last month, where, amidst the collected musical strength of the kingdom, Mara and Saville had the leading parts, and filled them to the high delight of their auditors.
Anna Seward, Letter from Anna Seward to Mrs Cotton, 27 October 1785. In Archibald Constable (ed.), Letters of Anna Seward: Written Between the Years 1784 and 1807, volume 1 (Edinburgh, 1811), p. 82. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1535625875718 accessed: 26 June, 2022
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|Unspecified vocal music||performed by John Saville, Gertrud Elisabeth Mara|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|