James Sloan in Venice - early 19th Century

from Rambles in Italy; in the years 1816 – 1817 By an American, pages 184-185:


Musick appears still to be the delight and solace of the Venetians. If we except the opera of St. Carlo at Naples, and that of La Scala at Milan, there is no part of Italy where this publick amusement is more brilliant than at Venice. Its great theatre, the Fenice, is open during the carnival and the opera, the ballet, and …   more >>

cite as

James Sloan, Rambles in Italy; in the years 1816 – 1817 By an American (Baltimore, 1818), p. 184-185. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1513772120757 accessed: 2 October, 2023

location of experience: Venice


Listening to

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Castrato singing

Experience Information

Date/Time early 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Wed, 20 Dec 2017 12:15:20 +0000
Approved on Thu, 25 Jan 2018 12:52:31 +0000