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., page 274:

I have already expressed my unqualified admiration of the manner in which Braham executed this difficult and empassioned recitative, requiring so much pathos and varied feeling: it is not too much to say, it was perfect, and this alone would establish his reputation as a first-rate singer. The air also was finely sung […]

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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. 274. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448982829601 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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Deeper and deeper still/Waft her, angels. performed by Braham

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 15:13:50 +0000
Approved on Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:15:45 +0100