Elizabeth (Bessy) Moore et al. in Sloperton Cottage, Bromham, Wiltshire - 27 September, 1818, at night

from Diary of Thomas Moore, 27 September 1818, pages 175–176:

After dinner and after tea copied out a Benedictus of Mozart and the “Et incarnatus est” of Haydn—both the merum sal of music; and before supper played and sung them and many others to and with Bessy and Mary D. Poor Bessy cried at my Sacred Song, “Oh how sweet to think hereafter,” and at the conversation we had after it about the consoling prospect of meeting the spirits of those we love in another world: she was thinking of her dear Barbara.[*] When they went to bed, tried over some more sonatas of Clementi: …   more >>

cite as

Thomas Moore, Diary of Thomas Moore, 27 September 1818. In Lord John Russell and Lord John Russell (ed.), Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, volume 2 (London, 1853), p. 175–176. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1593614120793 accessed: 26 October, 2020

location of experience: Sloperton Cottage, Bromham, Wiltshire

Listeners

Elizabeth (Bessy) Moore
actress
1796-1865
Thomas Moore
Poet, Singer, song writer
1779-1852

Listening to

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Benedictus
written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
performed by Bessy Moore, Mary Dalby, Thomas Moore
'Et incarnatus est'
written by Josef Haydn
performed by Bessy Moore, Mary Dalby, Thomas Moore
sonatas
written by Muzio Clementi
performed by Thomas Moore
'Oh how sweet to think hereafter'
written by Sir John Stevenson, Thomas Moore
performed by Bessy Moore, Mary Dalby, Thomas Moore

Experience Information

Date/Time 27 September, 1818, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Wed, 01 Jul 2020 15:35:21 +0100
Approved on Wed, 29 Jul 2020 15:18:08 +0100