D. (Dudley) Ryder in London, England - 27 March, 1716

from The Diary of Dudley Ryder, 1715-1716 , page 207:

Diary entry 27 March 1716 I went then with Mr. [George] Smith to a friend of his, who plays upon the bass viol very well, who is a silk weaver and works in gold and silver and makes the richest gold and silver stuffs that are made in England. We played, Mr. Smith and …   more >>

cite as

Dudley Ryder, and William Matthews (ed.), The Diary of Dudley Ryder, 1715-1716 (London, 1939), p. 207. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1708097257991 accessed: 19 July, 2024

location of experience: London, England


D. (Dudley) Ryder
Lawyer Judge, parliamentarian, writer; amateur musician and dancer

Listening to

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French opera arias including 'Frappons' from Psyche
written by Jean-Baptiste Lully
performed by D. (Dudley) Ryder, Mr. George Smith, Unnamed Frenchman, Unnamed silk weaver and fine metals smith
performance of unspecified Recorder and bass Viol music performed by D. (Dudley) Ryder, Mr. George Smith, unnamed silk weaver/fine metals smith

Experience Information

Date/Time 27 March, 1716
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


Dudley Ryder often refers to the recorder as 'flute' in his diary.

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 16 Feb 2024 15:27:38 +0000
Approved on Mon, 22 Apr 2024 20:40:06 +0100