Mary Delany in Royal Lodge, London - September, 1782

from The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs Delany, pages 114-115:

Our summons to the Royal Lodge was last Monday ; we went at 6 from Bulstrode, called on Mrs. Walsingham for a quarter of an hour, and then paid our duty to their Majesties, received with their usual grace. All the Royal Family were assembled except Prince William, who is very well recovered. The King was so gracious as to make me name the pieces I liked best of Mr. Handel's music, and they were well performed, and the Concert ended at 10 with the of Correlli; but the young Princes were so wonderfully civil, and so full of address, that I lost many delightful passages of yr music.…   more >>

cite as

Augusta Hall (ed.), The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs Delany, volume 2/3 (London, 1862), p. 114-115. accessed: 22 May, 2024

location of experience: Royal Lodge, London


Mary Delany
Botanical decoupage artist letter-writer, blue-stocking, Artist, Writer

Listening to

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performance of 'Corelli'
written by Arcangelo Corelli
performance of 'Handel'
written by George Frideric Handel

Experience Information

Date/Time September, 1782
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Sat, 31 Oct 2015 15:13:08 +0000
Approved on Wed, 06 Jan 2016 23:20:14 +0000