Dr John Moore in Rome - late 18th Century

from A View of Society and Manners in Italy. Volume 2, pages 74-76:

Masking and horse-races are confined to the last eight days; but there are theatrical entertainments, of various kinds, during the whole six weeks of the Carnival. The Serious Opera is most frequented by people of fashion, who generally take boxes for the whole season. The opera with which this theatre opened, was received with the highest applause, though the music only was new. …   more >>

cite as

Dr John Moore, A View of Society and Manners in Italy. Volume 2, volume 2 (London, 1796), p. 74-75. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1509098345581 accessed: 28 November, 2022

location of experience: Rome

Listeners

Dr John Moore
man of letters, Physician
1729-1802

Listening to

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Opera

Experience Information

Date/Time late 18th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 27 Oct 2017 10:59:05 +0100
Approved on Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:18:36 +0000