Anna Seward - late 18th Century

from Letter from Anna Seward to David Samwell, Esq., 19 January 1791, page 112:

Our opinions are entirely in unison concerning the fashionable bravura-music. Equally do I despise it, and the false taste which, overlooking all the nobler powers and graces of that charming science, calls for difficulty and miracles from the regions of distortion.

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Anna Seward, Letter from Anna Seward to David Samwell, Esq., 19 January 1791. In Archibald Constable (ed.), Letters of Anna Seward: Written Between the Years 1784 and 1807, volume 3 (Edinburgh, 1811), p. 112. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1535706406526 accessed: 24 October, 2021

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Anna Seward
Poet, Writer
1742-1809

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'Bravura-music'

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Date/Time late 18th Century
Medium live

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 31 Aug 2018 10:06:47 +0100
Approved on Fri, 07 Sep 2018 11:18:23 +0100