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., page 208:

Another she [Pasta] performed was La Somnambula, by Bellini, who has composed a great deal of music expressly for Rubini […] In the last opera both those performers sung and acted to perfection.

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. 208. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448539085850 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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La Sonnambula
written by Felice Romani, Vincenzo Bellini
performed by Rubini, Giuditta Pasta

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Thu, 26 Nov 2015 11:58:06 +0000
Approved on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 12:32:35 +0000