Richard Edgcumbe in England - early 19th 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 138-9:

The company for the three following seasons was throughout respectable, though without any very prominent talent among the male performers. Among them however may be distinguished the first tenor Curioni, who has a very sweet and pleasing voice, and is an agreeable though not a great singer; and Zucchelli, who possesses the most soft, mellow, and flexible bass voice I almost ever heard. But it was headed by two excellent first women, Ronzi …   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. 138-9. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1446811837346 accessed: 4 April, 2020

location of experience: England

Listeners

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

Listening to

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performance of 'Unknown' performed by Camporese, Curioni, Ronzi de Begnis, Zucchelli

Experience Information

Date/Time early 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Fri, 06 Nov 2015 12:10:37 +0000
Approved on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:21:06 +0100