Lady Sydney Morgan in Naples - early 19th Century

from Italy Volume 2, pages 408-410:

Naples is still the great mart of the musical genius of Italy; and its grand national opera of San Carlos (taken in all its combination of architecutural and ornamental beauty, its adaptation to sound, its principal singers, fine chorusses and scenic illusions) is certainly superior to all other theatres in the world. As a Salle de Spectacle, less imposing, perhaps, than the Scala at Milan, it …   more >>

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Lady Sydney Morgan, Italy Volume 2, volume 2 (London, 1821), p. 408-410. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1516537097227 accessed: 17 January, 2022

location of experience: Naples

Listeners

Lady Sydney Morgan
Novelist
17??-1859

Listening to

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Mosè in Egitto
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 12:18:17 +0000
Approved on Sat, 03 Mar 2018 18:30:58 +0000