Lady Sydney Morgan in St Peter's, Rome - December, 1819

from Italy Volume 2, pages 282-283:


Expectation and impatience gradually increased as the night wore, and frequent enquiries were made of choristers and property-boys, who were bustling from chapel to chapel, from orchestra to organ-loft, some with branches, some with ladders, one with a bass-viol, another with a roll of music, and all replying to the incessantly repeated demand of " when will it begin?" with the …   more >>

cite as

Lady Sydney Morgan, Italy Volume 2, volume 2 (London, 1821), p. 282-283. accessed: 11 December, 2023

location of experience: St Peter's, Rome


Lady Sydney Morgan

Listening to

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Catholic ceremonial music
Catholic Mass

Experience Information

Date/Time December, 1819
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 12 Jan 2018 10:36:48 +0000
Approved on Fri, 02 Mar 2018 18:21:06 +0000