Charles Burney in Florence - 10 September, 1770, at night
After dinner went to a great accademia at Mr. Hempson's an old English gent. where I heard Nardini, little Linley, the master of the house, who plays on the common flute in a particular manner, blowing it thro' a spunge - a person from Perugia who played on the viol d'amore - etc, etc, and saw a great deal of company - among whom was the famous improvisatrice Signora Corilla, with whom I had a good deal of chat.
Charles Burney, and Herbert Edmund Poole (ed.), Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney (London, 1974), p. 116. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1444899822849 accessed: 29 June, 2022
|Date/Time||10 September, 1770, at night|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors|