Dr John Moore in Rome - late 18th Century

from A View of Society and Manners in Italy. Volume 2, pages 78-79:

Though the serious opera is in highest estimation, and more regularly attended by people of the first fashion; yet the opera buffas, or burlettas, are not entirely neglected, even by them, and are crowded, every night, by the middle and lower classes. Some admired singers have performed there during the Carnival, and the musical composers have rendered them highly pleasing to the general …   more >>

cite as

Dr John Moore, A View of Society and Manners in Italy. Volume 2, volume 2 (London, 1796), p. 78-79. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1509099014360 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 11:10:44 +0100
Approved on Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:31:57 +0000