Richard Edgcumbe in Westminster Abbey - 1834

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 268-9:

The performance of the chorusses [from Handel's "Israel in Egypt] was exceedingly good; but as the other vocal parts were not executed in a manner to call for any commendation, no mention shall be made of them […]

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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. 268-9. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448980436772 accessed: 30 November, 2021

location of experience: Westminster Abbey

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Israel in Egypt
written by George Frideric Handel
performance of 'Unknown'

Experience Information

Date/Time 1834
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Tue, 01 Dec 2015 14:33:57 +0000
Approved on Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:57:58 +0100