Thomas Coryate in Venice - 6 August, 1608

from Coryats Crudities, pages 250-253:

...I heard much good musicke at Saint Markes Church, but especially that of a treble violl which was so excellent, that I thinke no man could surpasse it. Also there were sagbuts and cornets as at St. Laurence feast which yeelded passing good musicke. The third feast was upon Saint Roches day being Saturday and the sixth day of August, where I heard the best musicke that ever I did in all my life both in the morning and in the afternoone, so good that I would willingly goe an hundred miles a foote at any time to hear the like...This feast …   more >>

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Thomas Coryate, Coryats Crudities (London), p. 250-253. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1370179240 accessed: 24 September, 2017

location of experience: Venice

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Thomas Coryate
1570's-1610's

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Instrumental and vocal

Experience Information

Date/Time 6 August, 1608
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Sun, 02 Jun 2013 14:20:40 +0100