William Lisle Bowles et al. in Bath - 19 March, 1819, at night

from Diary of Thomas Moore, 19 March 1819, pages 279–280:

Bowles and I (after securing our tickets for the Harmonic in the evening) dined at the White Hart. Went at night to the Harmonic; very full rooms — at least 300 persons. Introduced to a whole shoal of baronets, Sir Robert This and Sir John That. Never was so stared at in my life before. Three things of mine sung, “The Minstrel Boy,” “Hark! the Vesper Hymn,” and a glee from “Anacreon.”


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cite as

Thomas Moore, Diary of Thomas Moore, 19 March 1819. In Lord John Russell and Lord John Russell (ed.), Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, volume 2 (London, 1853), p. 279–280. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1594029120566 accessed: 28 May, 2024

location of experience: Bath


William Lisle Bowles
Clergyman, Critic, editor, Poet
Thomas Moore
Poet, Singer, song writer

Listening to

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'Hark! the Vesper Hymn'
written by arr. John Stevenson
a glee from 'The Odes of Anacreon'
written by Sir John Stevenson
'The Minstrel Boy'
written by arr. Thomas Moore

Experience Information

Date/Time 19 March, 1819, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 06 Jul 2020 10:52:00 +0100
Approved on Thu, 20 Aug 2020 13:24:44 +0100