Cecilia Douglas Macdonald et al. in Sloperton Cottage, Bromham, Wiltshire - 8 October, 1818, at night

from Diary of Thomas Moore, 8 October 1818, page 187:

In the evening the Phippses, Macdonald, his wife’s sister and mother, to tea and supper; played and sung for them; dull audience; no sounding boards; the men, too, would rather talk than listen.

cite as

Thomas Moore, Diary of Thomas Moore, 8 October 1818. In Lord John Russell and Lord John Russell (ed.), Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, volume 2 (London, 1853), p. 187. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1593699070955 accessed: 17 October, 2021

location of experience: Sloperton Cottage, Bromham, Wiltshire

Listeners

Charles Lewis Phipps
Deputy-Lieutenant of Wiltshire, Magistrate
1782-1862
David Macdonald
naval captain
17??-

Listening to

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unspecified music performed by Thomas Moore

Experience Information

Date/Time 8 October, 1818, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 02 Jul 2020 15:11:11 +0100
Approved on Wed, 05 Aug 2020 14:47:29 +0100