Richard Edgcumbe in England - 1786

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 52-3:

Mara’s talents as a singer (for she was no actress, and had a bad person for the stage) were of the very first order. Her voice clear, sweet, distinct, was sufficiently powerful, though rather thin, …   more >>

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Richard 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. 52-3. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1446637443845 accessed: 10 April, 2020

location of experience: England

Listeners

Richard Edgcumbe
Amateur Actor, Amateur Musician, Politician, Writer
1764-1839

Listening to

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Unknown Opera
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by Madame Mara

Experience Information

Date/Time 1786
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Wed, 04 Nov 2015 11:44:04 +0000
Approved on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:08:54 +0100