1st Baronet et al. in Ramsbury Manor, Marlborough, Wiltshire - between 7 September, 1818, 12:00 AM and 8 September, 1818, 12:00 AM
from Diary of Thomas Moore, 7–8 September 1818, pages 156–159:
7th. […] The company at Burdett’s [Sir Francis Burdett, fifth baronet] were the two Hobhouses, Scrope Davies, a little doctor who attends Lady Burdett, and a Mr. Maxwell. […] Music in the evening. Second Miss B[urdett] sung very prettily, and Davies delighted with the share he himself took in the “Waters of Babylon,” a chant of Purcell’s, which he had given Miss B.
8th. […] Music in the evening. Burdett’s third daughter, Johanna, an exceedingly pretty girl. Davies’s “Waters of Babylon” again set a-going.
Thomas Moore, Diary of Thomas Moore, 7–8 September 1818. In Lord John Russell and Lord John Russell (ed.), Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, volume 2 (London, 1853), p. 156–159. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1593610624582 accessed: 10 December, 2022
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'By the Waters of Babylon'
written by Henry Purcell
|performed by Miss Burdett, Scrope Davies|
|unspecified songs||performed by Miss Burdett|
|Date/Time||between 7 September, 1818, 12:00 AM and 8 September, 1818, 12:00 AM|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, in private, indoors|