Charles Burney in Conservatorio of S. Onofrio, Naples - 31 October, 1770

from Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney, pages 184-5:

This morning I went with young Oliver to his conservatorio of S. Onofrio, and visited all the rooms, where the boys practice, sleep and eat. On the 1st flight of stairs was a trumpeter screaming upon his instrument till he was ready to burst - on the 2nd a French horn bellowing in the same manner - in the common practicing room was a dutch concert, consisting of 7 or 8 …   more >>

cite as

Charles Burney, and Herbert Edmund Poole (ed.), Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney (London, 1974), p. 184-5. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1445421301605 accessed: 13 August, 2022

location of experience: Conservatorio of S. Onofrio, Naples

Listeners

Charles Burney
musicologist, Musician, Writer
1726-1814

Experience Information

Date/Time 31 October, 1770
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Wed, 21 Oct 2015 10:55:01 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 16:55:38 +0000