in Trieste - early 19th Century

from Rambles in Italy; in the years 1816 – 1817 By an American, pages 80-81:

After the carnival, the Opera Seria was got up with great splendour. The Emperour was daily expected, and his approach was announced by the arrival of troops of Venetian dancers and singers, and a swarm of parasites and adventurers, mendici minæ balatrones, hoc genus omne, who generally form a part of the train of royalty. The …   more >>

cite as

James Sloan, Rambles in Italy; in the years 1816 – 1817 By an American (Baltimore, 1818), p. 80-81. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1513771123291 accessed: 6 April, 2020

location of experience: Trieste

Listening to

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Unknown Operatic music

Experience Information

Date/Time early 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment outdoors, in public, solitary

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Wed, 20 Dec 2017 11:58:43 +0000
Approved on Thu, 25 Jan 2018 12:27:31 +0000