Charles Burney in Rome - 18 November, 1770

from Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney, page 210:

...[T]o the oratorio of Jonathan at the Chiesa Nuova, which not being either well set or well sung, after the 1st part was over I went to another at St. Gerolamo della Carità, which had only 3 characters in it - the subject was the Judgment of Solomon - the tenor was admirable - had great taste and facility of execution - and one of the mothers, a castrato, had a sweet …   more >>

cite as

Charles Burney, and Herbert Edmund Poole (ed.), Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney (London, 1974), p. 210. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1445863066515 accessed: 22 October, 2021

location of experience: Rome

Listeners

Charles Burney
musicologist, Musician, Writer
1726-1814

Listening to

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Jonathan
Judgment of Solomon
written by Giuseppe Maria Magherini

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 12:37:46 +0000
Approved on Fri, 30 Oct 2015 15:56:50 +0000