Frances Burney in London - 30 November, 1778

from Letter from Frances Burney to Susanna Burney, 4 December 1778, page 102:

[L]ast Saturday morning [28 November] mine Fader sent a present of his History to Pachierotti, - by way of an incentive to the study of the English Language. At the Opera, at night, - he promised to call here on Sunday. And so - on Sunday morning he came, - attended by Signor Bertoni.

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[H]e promised to come hither frequently, to take Lessons of Conversation: By way of beginning with vigour, he settled to Drink Tea here the next Day [30 November].

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They came early, - and I am more pleased with Pacchierotti than ever; he seems …   more >>

cite as

Frances Burney, Letter from Frances Burney to Susanna Burney, 4 December 1778. In Peter Sabor and Lars E. Troide (ed.), Frances Burney Journals and Letters (Oxford, 2001), p. 102. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433849635063 accessed: 17 May, 2022

location of experience: London

Listeners

Frances Burney
Writer
1752-1840

Listening to

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Rondeau from Artaserse
written by Ferdinando Bertoni
performed by Gaspare Pacchierotti
Song from Orfeo
written by Ferdinando Bertoni
performed by Gaspare Pacchierotti

Experience Information

Date/Time 30 November, 1778
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Tue, 09 Jun 2015 12:33:55 +0100