Anna Seward in Lichfield - early December, 1795
We had a charming public concert last week, at which Mr Saville favoured the company with one song, of never-excelled grace and power. It was a tender amoroso air, succeeded by a disdainful bravura. It is set by Bach, and quite an opera song.
Anna Seward, Letter from Anna Seward to Right Hon. Lady Eleanor Butler, 9 December 1795. In Archibald Constable (ed.), Letters of Anna Seward: Written Between the Years 1784 and 1807, volume 4 (Edinburgh, 1811), p. 138. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1535748208106 accessed: 24 October, 2021
Listening tohide composers
written by Bach
|performed by John Saville|
|Date/Time||early December, 1795|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|