Samuel Sharp in The King's Theatre, Naples - November, 1765

from Letters from Italy describing the customs and manners of that country, in the years 1765 and 1766, pages 77 - 79:

A stranger, upon his arrival in so large and celebrated a city as Naples, generally makes the publick spectacles his first pursuit. These consist of the King's Theatre, where the serious Opera is performed, and of two smaller theatres, called Theatro Nuovo, and the Theatro dei Fiorentini, where they exhibit burlettas only. […]

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Samuel Sharp, Letters from Italy describing the customs and manners of that country, in the years 1765 and 1766 (London, 1767), p. 77 - 79. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1509203947296 accessed: 17 October, 2021

location of experience: The King's Theatre, Naples

Listeners

Samuel Sharp
Surgeon, Writer
1700's-1778

Listening to

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Italian opera

Experience Information

Date/Time November, 1765
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sat, 28 Oct 2017 16:19:07 +0100
Approved on Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:40:14 +0000