Lady Sydney Morgan in La Scala, Milan - early 19th Century, at night

from Italy Volume 1, pages 94-96:

After the Duomo, there is no shrine in Milan so attended, no edifice so prized, as the THEATRE OF THE SCALA. The ideas of pleasure and of devotion may indeed be here confounded by an inseparable association; for it was on the ruins of the ancient church of SANTA MARIA DELLA SCALA, that in 1778 this splendid and extensive theatre was built.

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Lady Sydney Morgan, Italy Volume 1, volume 1 (1821), p. 94-96. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1516531917933 accessed: 9 May, 2021

location of experience: La Scala, Milan

Listeners

Lady Sydney Morgan
Novelist
17??-1859

Listening to

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Rossini's symphonies
written by Rossini
unspecified opera
Ballet music

Experience Information

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

Notes

Tarocco: a card game using tarot cards.


Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sun, 21 Jan 2018 10:51:58 +0000
Approved on Wed, 28 Feb 2018 12:53:36 +0000