Thomas Moore in Sloperton Cottage, Bromham, Wiltshire - 4 October, 1818, at night

from Diary of Thomas Moore, 4 October 1818, page 182:

In the evening tried over a new volume of Latrobe’s sacred music which Mrs. Bowles had lent me. Not so much beauty, I fear, as in the other.

cite as

Thomas Moore, Diary of Thomas Moore, 4 October 1818. In Lord John Russell and Lord John Russell (ed.), Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, volume 2 (London, 1853), p. 182. accessed: 23 April, 2024

location of experience: Sloperton Cottage, Bromham, Wiltshire


Thomas Moore
Poet, Singer, song writer

Listening to

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music from Latrobe's 'Collection of Sacred Music' performed by Thomas Moore

Experience Information

Date/Time 4 October, 1818, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary


Christian Ignatius Latrobe (1758-1836), a minister in the Moravian Church, compiled a six-volume 'Selection of Sacred Music' (London, 1806-26), which introduced to the British public the church music of mainly Catholic European composers such as Graun, Hasse, Pergolesi, Haydn and Mozart.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 02 Jul 2020 14:52:34 +0100
Approved on Wed, 05 Aug 2020 14:44:47 +0100