John Locke - December, 1665

from Letter from John Locke to John Strachey, 24 Dec 1665:

Dec. 9 I was invited and dind at a monastary with the Franciscan Friers, who had before brought a Latin Epistle to us for releife, for they live upon others charity, or more truly, live Idly upon others labours. But to my diner. For my mouth waters to be at it: and noe doubt you will long for such another enterteinment when you know this. After something instead of grace or Musick, choose you whether, for I could make neither of it. For though what was sung were Latin, yet the tone was such that I neither understood the Latin nor the Harmony. The begining of the Lords prayer to the 1 petition…   more >>
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Letter from John Locke to John Strachey, 24 Dec 1665. accessed: 7 October, 2022 (Bodleian Library Oxford)


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Sacred Choral Music

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Date/Time December, 1665
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in public


The music was heard at churches somewhere in Germany

Originally submitted by Simon Brown on Fri, 07 Feb 2014 15:41:31 +0000