Lady Sydney Morgan in Florence - early 19th Century

from Italy Volume 2, page 117:

 

Although we heard some charming amateur music in Florence, the art is much fallen, in a city which gave birth to Cherubini, whose music, however, has as little popularity there as the immortal Mozart's. But music never was the talent of the Florentines; and it appears to be less so now than ever. Rossini alone commands their attention and applause. The Grand Duke, and his family and …   more >>

cite as

Lady Sydney Morgan, Italy Volume 2, volume 2 (London, 1821), p. 117. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1516536130950 accessed: 25 June, 2022

location of experience: Florence

Listeners

Lady Sydney Morgan
Novelist
17??-1859

Listening to

hide composers
works by Rossini
written by Rossini

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sun, 21 Jan 2018 12:02:11 +0000
Approved on Sat, 03 Mar 2018 13:35:32 +0000