Charles Burney in Naples - 29 October, 1770

from Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney, pages 180-1:

[...] in the afternoon we went to the Minister's, Mr. Hamilton, at whose house there was much company and the chief musical performers of Naples. [...] Among the performers was Barbella and Orgitano, Lord Fortrose's master and one of the best harpsichord players and writers for that instrument here. - But Mrs. H. herself is a much better performer on that instrument than either …   more >>

cite as

Charles Burney, and Herbert Edmund Poole (ed.), Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney (London, 1974), p. 180-1. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1445420572378 accessed: 9 December, 2022

location of experience: Naples

Listeners

Charles Burney
musicologist, Musician, Writer
1726-1814

Listening to

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performance of 'Unknown' performed by Mrs. Hamilton, Orgitano, Emanuele Barbella

Experience Information

Date/Time 29 October, 1770
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Wed, 21 Oct 2015 10:42:52 +0100
Approved on Tue, 17 Nov 2015 11:47:50 +0000