Louis Engelbach in Naples - 1802

from Naples and the Campagna Felice. In a series of letters, addressed to a friend in England, in 1802, pages 383-384:

Some of Don Matteo's melodies approached very nearly to the style of the last-mentioned composer [Päesiello]; they exhibited the same unlaboured, natural expression, the same beautiful simplicity which we admire in Päesiello's works. I was not sparing in my praise, sincere as it came; and the delighted author, encouraged by our approbation, proceeded con amore in the rehearsal, till he…   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. 383-384. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1518723015441 accessed: 8 December, 2022

location of experience: Naples

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Unspecified vocal music
written by Matteo
performed by Louis Engelbach and others

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:30:15 +0000
Approved on Wed, 28 Mar 2018 16:01:47 +0100