John George Keysler in Italy - between early 18th Century and mid 18th Century

from Travels through Germany, Bohemia, Switzerland, Italy and Lorrain. Vol. 4, pages 14-15:

Among the singers in Italy Carlo Broschi, also called Farinelli, indisputably makes the greatest figure for the fineness and modulation of his voice. He is master of twenty-three different notes or gradations of voice ; and as it is universally allowed that he excels all other singers, this extraordinary talent is said to have been …   more >>

cite as

John George Keysler, Travels through Germany, Bohemia, Switzerland, Italy and Lorrain. Vol. 4, volume 4 (London, 1760), p. 14-15. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1509017636647 accessed: 8 December, 2021

location of experience: Italy

Listeners

John George Keysler
Antiquary, Fellow of the Royal Society London
1689-1743

Listening to

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operatic singing
written by Domenico Cimarosa, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
performed by Farinelli

Experience Information

Date/Time between early 18th Century and mid 18th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 26 Oct 2017 12:33:56 +0100
Approved on Wed, 03 Jan 2018 16:28:57 +0000