John Marsh in Romsey - 1 June, 1776

from The John Marsh Journals: The Life and Times of a Gentleman Composer (1752-1828), page 141:

An officer of the name of Rose now joining the 25th, who was a very pretty fiddle player, on the 1st. of June Mr Shaw sent soon in the morning to know if I was inclined to join in a musical party at his house that evening, which having acceeded to, he afterwards sent to invite the rest of us & desire me to call in & assist at a little rehearsal in the morning, which I did, when I found Mr Rose far to excell me in taste & neatness of execution as to modern music, but as to that of the old school he seem'd to know little about it. As therefore we co'd not think of leaving out Corelli, it was …   more >>
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John Marsh, The John Marsh Journals: The Life and Times of a Gentleman Composer (1752-1828). In 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. 141. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1394226984978 accessed: 23 May, 2022

location of experience: Romsey

Listeners

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

Listening to

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anonymous
written by Arcangelo Corelli
performed by John Marsh
solo concerto
written by Madam Syrmen
performed by Rose

Experience Information

Date/Time 1 June, 1776
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by iepearson on Sun, 09 Mar 2014 18:02:58 +0000