John Marsh in Romsey - April, 1769

from The John Marsh Journals: The Life and Times of a Gentleman Composer (1752-1828), page 64:

Here I met Capt Hooke who play'd the bass prettily enough, but as he profess'd not to like Corelli's sonatas, of which we play'd some I form'd no very high opinion of his judgement as a violoncello player w'ch part in Corelli's is at least of equal consequence with the first fiddle part...
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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. 64. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1395327234385 accessed: 5 December, 2021

location of experience: Romsey

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Sonatas by Corelli
written by Arcangelo Corelli
performed by John Marsh, Captain Hooke

Experience Information

Date/Time April, 1769
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by iepearson on Thu, 20 Mar 2014 14:53:54 +0000