Richard Edgcumbe in England - in the beginning of the 1790's

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 80-1:

Her [Banti’s] first appearance in this country was in the opera of Semiramide, or La Vendetta di Nino, by Bianchi, and all her part in it was of the most beautiful description. In addition to the songs belonging to the opera, she introduced a remarkably fine air by Guglielmi, from the oratorio of Debora […]This song, though long and one of great exertion, was so great a favourite that it never …   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. 80-1. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1446648733643 accessed: 11 August, 2022

location of experience: England

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Semiramide
written by Bianchi
performed by Madame Banti

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of the 1790's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Wed, 04 Nov 2015 14:52:13 +0000
Approved on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 12:24:29 +0000