Richard Edgcumbe in England - mid 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 202-3:

 

I went to hear her [Madame Malibran] once in Semiramide; but it seems I was unlucky in my choice, as all agree that in that part she is inferior to her rival Pasta, not having quite her force, nor as much majesty in her action or appearance.

cite as

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. 202-3. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1447064379607 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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Semiramide performed by Madame Malibran

Experience Information

Date/Time mid 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Mon, 09 Nov 2015 10:19:39 +0000
Approved on Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:36:49 +0100