Edward Wright in Venice - in the beginning of the 1720's

from Some Observations made travelling through France, Italy etc., in the years 1720-1722, pages 98-99:

The Living in Venice is like being on board a vast Ship; out of which you go now and then for Airing in the Long-boat. All their Diversions of taking the Air are upon the Water (where else indeed must they have them?) there they take the Fresco, as they call it, (for 'tisin the Cool of the Evening,) where the Gondola's wheel about, pass and re-pass on the great …   more >>

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Edward Wright, Some Observations made travelling through France, Italy etc., in the years 1720-1722 (London, 1730), p. 98-99. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1515695071097 accessed: 5 April, 2020

location of experience: Venice

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Opera-like serenade

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of the 1720's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 11 Jan 2018 18:24:31 +0000
Approved on Wed, 28 Feb 2018 10:24:27 +0000