John Marsh in Soho - between 24 April, 1774, 08:00:00 and 24 April, 1774, 12:00:00

from The John Marsh Journals: The Life and Times of a Gentleman Composer (1752-1828), page 123:

After breakfast I accompanied him to his chapel & sat in the organ loft with him, but as the instrument was a very paltry one without swell or reed stops I heard him to a much greater disadvantge than I used at Gosport & was far from perceiving any improvement in his style...
cite as

John Marsh, and Brian Robins (ed.), The John Marsh Journals: The Life and Times of a Gentleman Composer (1752-1828), volume - (Stuyvesant, New York, 1998), p. 123. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1394112489842 accessed: 3 July, 2022

location of experience: Soho

Listeners

John Marsh
Gentleman, violinist, Composer, Music criticism […]
1752-1828

Experience Information

Date/Time between 24 April, 1774, 08:00:00 and 24 April, 1774, 12:00:00
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

performance was a Berwick Street Chapel, Soho, London; repertoire or composer not specified; listening took place 'after breakfast' so time has been estimated above.


Originally submitted by iepearson on Fri, 07 Mar 2014 20:31:56 +0000