in Basilique Saint-Pierre

from Letter from Charles Burney to Mrs Burney, 30th September 1751, page 330:

FIRST FEW LINES: [mardi 11 décembre 1770] To Day several plots were laid for my being well recd. by Rousseau — but whether they will succeed I know not yet — he now as tis sd. only transcribes Music — says he can neither read nor write to any purpose — complains of want of Memory. [. . .] [jeudi 13 décembre] Went early this morng. with a Letter from Freron, backed by Monnet to Gui the Bookseller one of the few people Rousseau suffers to approach him, in order to contrive an Interview between us.... RELEVANT TEXT ...then we talked of the Conservatories of Galuppi, …   more >>
cite as

Charles Burney, Letter from Charles Burney to Mrs Burney, 30th September 1751. In Charles Burney, and Alvaro Ribeiro (ed.), The letters of Dr Charles Burney, volume 1 (Oxford, 1991), p. 330. accessed: 23 June, 2024

location of experience: Basilique Saint-Pierre

Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Ivan Hewett on Fri, 23 Aug 2013 14:29:38 +0100