Joseph Forsyth in Magliabecchian Library, Florence - early 19th Century

from Remarks on antiquities, arts and letters during an excursion in Italy in the years 1802 and 1803, pages 48-49:

I once attended here [Florence] a solemn Accademia, which always supposes the presence of the sovereign. The king, however, was only represented by his picture hung on the throne, and his chair of state was reversed on the audience. On each side of the throne were academicians seated round tables, and in the gallery was a band of …   more >>

cite as

Joseph Forsyth, Remarks on antiquities, arts and letters during an excursion in Italy in the years 1802 and 1803 (London, 1816), p. 48-49. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1513777836899 accessed: 11 August, 2022

location of experience: Magliabecchian Library, Florence

Listeners

Joseph Forsyth
Teacher, Writer
1763-1815

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nineteenth century band music

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Wed, 20 Dec 2017 13:50:37 +0000
Approved on Mon, 05 Feb 2018 17:36:38 +0000