Louis Engelbach in Naples - May, 1802

from Naples and the Campagna Felice. In a series of letters, addressed to a friend in England, in 1802, pages 143-144:

[Letter IX] My chapter of amusements ought to include likewise a brief notice of the Neapolitan conversazioni. […] After a bow to the masters of the house, you are under no restraint; you look for your own friends, chat, play, or do as you please. And once introduced, you are, without further invitation, welcome to frequent the conversazioni of the house as often as you find it convenient. The hours, however, are intolerably late.

Private musical parties are very frequent, and at them you often meet with amateurs, …   more >>

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Louis Engelbach, Naples and the Campagna Felice. In a series of letters, addressed to a friend in England, in 1802 (London, 1815), p. 143-144. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1518259802486 accessed: 8 December, 2022

location of experience: Naples

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Date/Time May, 1802
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sat, 10 Feb 2018 10:50:02 +0000
Approved on Mon, 19 Mar 2018 17:38:55 +0000