Lady Charlotte Campbell et al. in London, England - 23 March, 1808

from Diary of Mary Berry, 23 March 1808, pages 343-344:

In the evening, a large party at home. Gow, the Scotch fiddler, a second fiddle, and a harp, came to us at half-past nine, and played some Scotch airs to my father. Afterwards, when more people came, I proposed a …   more >>

cite as

Mary Berry, Diary of Mary Berry, 23 March 1808. In Lady Theresa Lewis (ed.), Extracts of the Journal and Correspondence of Miss Berry from the Year 1783 to 1852, volume 2 (London, 1865), p. 343-344. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1541777795346 accessed: 24 October, 2021

location of experience: London, England

Listeners

Lady Charlotte Campbell
diarist, lady-in-waiting to the Princess of Wales 1810-15, Novelist
1775-1861
Mary Berry
Author, literary hostess, Playwright
1763-1852
Robert Berry
-1817

Listening to

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Scottish airs performed by Gow
music to accompany dancing performed by Gow

Experience Information

Date/Time 23 March, 1808
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Notes

The fiddler, Gow, would have been one of the famous Gow family of Scottish fiddle players, several of whom were active in London at the time.


Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:36:36 +0000
Approved on Sat, 01 Dec 2018 13:14:38 +0000