Dr John Moore in Naples - late 18th Century

from A View of Society and Manners in Italy. Volume 2, pages 178-179:

 

Naples is celebrated for the finest opera in Europe. This however happens not to be the season of performing; but the common people enjoy their operas at all seasons. Little concerts of vocal and instrumental music are heard every evening in the Strada Nuova, the Chiaca, the Strada di Toledo, and other streets; and young men and women are seen dancing to the music of …   more >>

cite as

Dr John Moore, A View of Society and Manners in Italy. Volume 2, volume 2 (London, 1796), p. 178-179. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1509100296041 accessed: 7 April, 2020

location of experience: Naples

Listeners

Dr John Moore
man of letters, Physician
1729-1802

Listening to

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'street opera'

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 27 Oct 2017 11:31:36 +0100
Approved on Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:44:09 +0000