Lady Sydney Morgan in St Peter's, Rome - early 19th Century

from Italy Volume 2, page 297:

 

[T]he Sistine Chapel is unequal to accommodate the numbers who applied for admittance on the Wednesday, to hear the first performance of the Miserere. The service of the day, called by the French, Tenèbres, has always been celebrated for the magnificence of its music, being of the most solemn and soothing cast, and sung by the whole of the Pope's choir, …   more >>

cite as

Lady Sydney Morgan, Italy Volume 2, volume 2 (London, 1821), p. 297. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1515754398155 accessed: 9 December, 2022

location of experience: St Peter's, Rome

Listeners

Lady Sydney Morgan
Novelist
17??-1859

Listening to

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Miserere
written by Not specified (Allegri)
performed by The Pope's choir

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 12 Jan 2018 10:53:18 +0000
Approved on Fri, 02 Mar 2018 18:31:14 +0000