Michael Kelly in Modena - late 18th Century

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, page 183:

In the evening there was a concert, which Her Royal Highness, attended by several Ladies of the Court, honoured with her presence. She was perfectly affable to all the professors in the orchestra, and presided herself at the piano-forte ; the whole band was worthy of its reputation. If there were any superiority amongst them, in my opinion, it was in the French horns, played by two brothers (whose names I have forgotten) ; such tones I never heard from the instrument as those which they produced, in a duet they played. I sang Sard's rondo of " Teco resti, anima mia," and accompanied myself…   more >>
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Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 1 (London, 1826), p. 183. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430593506232 accessed: 21 January, 2021

location of experience: Modena

Listeners

Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing
1762-1826

Listening to

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Teco resti, anima mia performed by Michael Kelly

Experience Information

Date/Time late 18th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Sat, 02 May 2015 20:05:06 +0100
Approved on Sun, 03 Jan 2016 14:21:59 +0000