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 278-9:

[…] performed by Grisi, Ivanhoff, Tamburini, Madame Stockhausen, Miss Clara Novello (a very young girl with a clear good voice, the most promising of the scholars), and E. Seguin, who was of course but little heard in a concerted piece of so many voices. This was really beautiful, and perfectly well sung; as was a quartetto of Himmel, led by Tamburini, or rather, a song by him, the other voices being quite subordinate. It has been …   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. 278-9. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448989871144 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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A quartetto
written by Himmel
performed by Antonio Tamburini
Credo
written by Joseph Haydn
performed by Antonio Tamburini, E. Seguin, Grisi, Ivanhoff, Madame Stockhausen, Miss Clara Novello

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 17:11:12 +0000
Approved on Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:30:35 +0100