The Earl of Mount Edgcumbe in United Kingdom - late 18th Century

from Musical Reminiscences: Containing an Account of Italian Opera in England, From 1773. The Fourth Edition, Continued to the Present Time, and Including The Festival in Westminster Abbey., page 18:

Coming after Pacchierotti, his [Roncaglia] insipidity and poverty were more apparent, and not so well endured. To add to his disgrazia, Ansani, a new tenor, then made his first appearance, and quite eclipsed the primo uomo. This performer had a finely toned, full, and commanding voice […]

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The Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, Musical Reminiscences: Containing an Account of Italian Opera in England, From 1773. The Fourth Edition, Continued to the Present Time, and Including The Festival in Westminster Abbey. (London, 1834), p. 18. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1445956802191 accessed: 23 April, 2018

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location of experience: United Kingdom

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The Earl of Mount Edgcumbe
Politician, Writer, Amateur Actor, Amateur Musician
1764-1839

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performance of 'Unknown' performed by Roncaglia, Ansani

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Date/Time late 18th Century
Medium live

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Tue, 27 Oct 2015 14:40:27 +0000
Approved on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 12:15:39 +0000