Charlotte Belasyse et al. in Cheltenham - between 22 June, 1781 and 25 June, 1781
from Tour to the West, 1781, pages 35, 37:
[22 June] In the evening we drank tea at the Miss T’s, and were entertain’d there by a singing boy of sweet voice, accompany’d by his master. Afterwards there were two card tables at Mrs Fields rooms.
[25 June] In the evening, Ld and Lady F., Lady Anne B., Miss T―s, Mr H., &c. &c. drank tea with us; and the singing boy and his master help’d to while away the time, and to save me the trouble of conversation. After this gallantry I took a quiet walk till supper time.
John Byng, Tour to the West, 1781. In C. Bruyn Andrews (ed.), The Torrington Diaries Containing the Tours Throughout England and Wales of the Hon. John Byng (Later Fifth Viscount Torrington) Between the Years 1781 and 1794, volume 1 (London, 1934), p. 35, 37. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1546518311280 accessed: 5 December, 2023
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|vocal music||performed by a boy accompanied by his teacher|
|Date/Time||between 22 June, 1781 and 25 June, 1781|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, in private, indoors|
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