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., pages 26-7:

She [Allegranti] had a voice which, though thin, was extremely sweet, of extraordinary compass upwards, and so flexible that she executed with ease very rapid divisions, and consequently indulged in a flowery style of singing, which had the merit of considerable novelty […]

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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. 26-7. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1445963721474 accessed: 23 July, 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 Allegranti

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Date/Time late 18th Century
Medium live

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Tue, 27 Oct 2015 16:35:21 +0000
Approved on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 12:19:54 +0000