Charles Burney in Church of St. Laurence, Venice - 9 August, 1770

from Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney, page 76:

... I went to hear music at the church of St. Laurence. It was composed and under the direction of Sacchini – a great croud and heat. In the former I lost my handkerchief and in the latter my patience. I suffered too much to be easily pleased, and the music seemed more common than that I had heard before of this author.

cite as

Charles Burney, and Herbert Edmund Poole (ed.), Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney (London, 1974), p. 76. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1444215158704 accessed: 22 January, 2022

location of experience: Church of St. Laurence, Venice

Listeners

Charles Burney
musicologist, Musician, Writer
1726-1814

Listening to

hide composers
sacred music
written by Antonio Sacchini
performed by Antonio Sacchini

Experience Information

Date/Time 9 August, 1770
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Wed, 07 Oct 2015 11:52:38 +0100
Approved on Wed, 28 Oct 2015 18:07:32 +0000