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.
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. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1593697954465 accessed: 23 September, 2021
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|music from Latrobe's 'Collection of Sacred Music'||performed by Thomas Moore|
|Date/Time||4 October, 1818, at night|
|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.