Samuel Sharp in Venice - September, 1765

from Letters from Italy describing the customs and manners of that country, in the years 1765 and 1766, pages 28-29:

There are four convents in Venice, to which four hospitals are annexed, that give names to the convents. They are of a very singular institution in one article, being open to a certain number of poor young women, who are thoroughly instructed in both vocal and instrumental musick. They exhibit in their churches, on particular days of the week and some festivals, (to the …   more >>

cite as

Samuel Sharp, Letters from Italy describing the customs and manners of that country, in the years 1765 and 1766 (London, 1767), p. 28-29. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1509203572251 accessed: 17 October, 2021

location of experience: Venice

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Samuel Sharp
Surgeon, Writer
1700's-1778

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Date/Time September, 1765
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sat, 28 Oct 2017 16:12:52 +0100
Approved on Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:31:09 +0000