James Sloan in Venice - early 19th Century

from Rambles in Italy; in the years 1816 – 1817 By an American, pages 91-93:

I confess when I saw the Venetians thrown into ecstacies by Veluti's voice, I could scarcely suppress the doubt, that this population of Sybarites was once the formidable republick, which resisted the league of Cambray. The talents, however, of this Soprano, are wonderful, and they appeared the more so to me, as I saw him in competition with Tramezani, the hero of the London opera,…   more >>

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James Sloan, Rambles in Italy; in the years 1816 – 1817 By an American (Baltimore, 1818), p. 91-93. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1516545661904 accessed: 4 July, 2022

location of experience: Venice

Listeners

Listening to

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'Lodoiska'
written by Mayer
performed by Tramezani, Veluti
operatic singing
written by Domenico Cimarosa, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
performed by Bassi, Tramezani, Veluti

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sun, 21 Jan 2018 14:41:01 +0000
Approved on Thu, 25 Jan 2018 14:56:11 +0000