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.

cite as

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: 20 June, 2021

location of experience: Manchester

Listeners

Sophia Weston
1752-1827
Anna Seward
Poet, Writer
1742-1809

Listening to

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Unspecified vocal music performed by John Saville, Gertrud Elisabeth Mara

Experience Information

Date/Time September, 1785
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 30 Aug 2018 11:44:37 +0100
Approved on Thu, 06 Sep 2018 16:28:25 +0100