Charles Burney in Naples - 23 October, 1770

from Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney, pages 170-1:

And at night hearing in the street some genuine Neapolitan singing, accompanied by a calascioncina, a mandaline and a violin, I sent for the whole band upstairs – but like other street music, it was best at a…   more >>

cite as

Charles Burney, and Herbert Edmund Poole (ed.), Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney (London, 1974), p. 170-1. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1444996259232 accessed: 27 September, 2021

location of experience: Naples

Listeners

Charles Burney
musicologist, Musician, Writer
1726-1814

Listening to

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Unknown Neapolitan songs

Experience Information

Date/Time 23 October, 1770
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Fri, 16 Oct 2015 12:50:59 +0100
Approved on Fri, 13 Nov 2015 16:57:21 +0000