late 16th Century

from The Art of Conversation in Three Parts 1574 – 1738 , pages 100-102:

[The text, originally written in Italian, is constructed as a dialogue between Annibal and Guazza, concerning the art of conversation]

 Annibal: I am entirely of your Mind; and that from hence it is, that we are very often mightily taken with Song, and think it written in a pure Vein of Poetry, when we hear it sung to the Violin by a good …   more >>

cite as

M. Stephen Guazzo, The Art of Conversation in Three Parts 1574 – 1738 (London, 1738), p. 100-102. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1513263378371 accessed: 7 July, 2022

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song and violin

Experience Information

Date/Time late 16th Century
Medium live

Notes

The original text, in Italian, was written in 1574, translated into French and then into English, and published in 1738.


Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:56:18 +0000
Approved on Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:27:43 +0000