Charles Burney in St. Peters, Rome - 18 November, 1770

from Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney, pages 209-10:

Immediately after dinner went to St. Peters where there was a great funzione for the feast of its foundation. The vespers were said by Cardinal York assisted by several bishops - there were Mazzanti, Giovanini and Christofero to sing, besides the whole choir and several supernumeraries. The fat Giovanini, famous for playing the violoncello as well as for being one of the maestri …   more >>

cite as

Charles Burney, and Herbert Edmund Poole (ed.), Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney (London, 1974), p. 209-10. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1445862752742 accessed: 22 October, 2021

location of experience: St. Peters, Rome

Listeners

Charles Burney
musicologist, Musician, Writer
1726-1814

Listening to

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Sacred music performed by Christofero, Giovanini, Mazzanti

Experience Information

Date/Time 18 November, 1770
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Mon, 26 Oct 2015 12:32:33 +0000
Approved on Fri, 30 Oct 2015 16:00:50 +0000