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.
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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|Date/Time||late 18th Century|