Dr John Moore in Rome - late 18th Century

from A View of Society and Manners in Italy. Volume 2, pages 76-78:

 

On the first night of the opera, after one of these favourite airs, an universal shout of applause took place, intermingled with demands, that the composer of the music should appear. II Maestro! il Maestro ! resounded from every corner of the house. He was present, and led the band of music; he was obliged to stand upon the bench, where he continued, bowing to the spectators, …   more >>

cite as

Dr John Moore, A View of Society and Manners in Italy. Volume 2, volume 2 (London, 1796), p. 76-78. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1509098756183 accessed: 6 April, 2020

location of experience: Rome

Listeners

Dr John Moore
man of letters, Physician
1729-1802

Listening to

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Opera
Instrumental-- Calabrian piping

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 27 Oct 2017 11:05:56 +0100
Approved on Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:25:17 +0000