a Venetian audience in Venice - early 19th Century

from Rambles in Italy; in the years 1816 – 1817 By an American, pages 186-187:

The plaudits of a Venetian audience are indicative of an extravagance of enthusiasm, which I do not recollect ever to have seen displayed in any of the French or English theatres. This was the case at the performances of the celebrated Paganini.* The astonishing execution of this unrivalled artist extorted such bursts of applause, as would in any other …   more >>

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James Sloan, Rambles in Italy; in the years 1816 – 1817 By an American (Baltimore, 1818), p. 186-187. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1513774510192 accessed: 4 February, 2023

location of experience: Venice


Listening to

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Violin music performed by Paganini

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 12:55:10 +0000
Approved on Thu, 25 Jan 2018 13:01:43 +0000