Daniel Lysons et al. in Bremhill, Wiltshire - 5 November, 1823

from Memoirs, journal and correspondence of Thomas Moore, pages 147–48:

Had promised Bowles to go and dine with him to-day […] Company at dinner, Mr. and Mrs. Lysons and their two daughters (from Gloucestershire), Mr. Clarke (the Winchester man, who wrote a pamphlet against Brougham on the Education question) and his wife, and Mr. Hume, the Vicar of Calne. Day very pleasant; music in the evening. Mr. L. and one of his daughters sung duets. “God save the King,” it seems, has been at last ascertained to have been composed by a man of the name of John Bull in the time of James I. The pretty melody sung in churches to the …   more >>

cite as

Thomas Moore, and Lord John Russell (ed.), Memoirs, journal and correspondence of Thomas Moore, volume 4 (London, 1853), p. 147–48. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1653389172298 accessed: 16 April, 2024

location of experience: Bremhill, Wiltshire


Daniel Lysons
John Henry Hume
Anglican priest, Vicar of Calne
Liscombe Clarke
Anglican priest, Archdeacon of Sarum 1827-36
William Lisle Bowles
Clergyman, Critic, editor, Poet
Thomas Moore
Poet, Singer, song writer

Listening to

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'Verdi prati' from Alcina
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by Josepha Lysons, the Misses Lysons
vocal duets performed by Daniel Lysons, Miss Lysons

Experience Information

Date/Time 5 November, 1823
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 24 May 2022 11:46:12 +0100
Approved on Thu, 26 May 2022 09:53:16 +0100