Charles Burney in Convent del Portico, Florence - 9 September, 1770, in the morning

from Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney, pages 113-4:

At 9 went to the Convent del Portico about a mile from Florence, via Romana, to hear a very solemn mass for the last consecration of 8 nuns. It cost more than 300 zechins. The music of the mass was composed by Signor Soffi, Luchese. There was a trio in the 1st part of it for Manzoli, Verole, and the 2nd maestro del annunciata - Verole beat time, the composer not being …   more >>

cite as

Charles Burney, and Herbert Edmund Poole (ed.), Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney (London, 1974), p. 113-4. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1444745161611 accessed: 14 August, 2022

location of experience: Convent del Portico, Florence

Listeners

Charles Burney
musicologist, Musician, Writer
1726-1814

Listening to

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Mass
written by Soffi
performed by Manzoli, Verole
Motet
written by Monzi
performed by Manzoli

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Tue, 13 Oct 2015 15:06:01 +0100
Approved on Thu, 29 Oct 2015 14:10:40 +0000