The Earl of Mount Edgcumbe in Paris - in the middle of 1784

from Musical Reminiscences: Containing an Account of Italian Opera in England, From 1773. The Fourth Edition, Continued to the Present Time, and Including The Festival in Westminster Abbey., page 36:

Quitting Italy for the summer, I went to Paris, where, as there was at that time no Italian Opera, music could give me little pleasure. Though some of the lighter French pieces are pretty, the grand opera to all ears but French can only give pain.

cite as

The Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, Musical Reminiscences: Containing an Account of Italian Opera in England, From 1773. The Fourth Edition, Continued to the Present Time, and Including The Festival in Westminster Abbey. (London, 1834), p. 36. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1445966436521 accessed: 23 November, 2017

location of experience: Paris

Listeners

The Earl of Mount Edgcumbe
Politician, Writer, Amateur Actor, Amateur Musician
1764-1839

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of 1784
Medium live

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Tue, 27 Oct 2015 17:20:36 +0000
Approved on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 12:21:10 +0000