William Stewart Rose in Northern Italy - December, 1817

from Letters from the North of Italy, Addressed to Henry Hallam, Esq., in Two Volumes , pages 123-124:

[Letter XLI, Vol. 2] 

 

I have now something to say of the music in the air. Though it is undoubtedly of an inferior description to what may be had in the theatres, the street music of Italy, from the general diffusion of this species of talent, on which I have already remarked, is to be considered as infinitely …   more >>

cite as

William Stewart Rose, Letters from the North of Italy, Addressed to Henry Hallam, Esq., in Two Volumes , volume 1 (London, 1819), p. 123-124. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1518854425040 accessed: 16 January, 2022

location of experience: Northern Italy

Listeners

William Stewart Rose
Poet, translator
1775-1843

Listening to

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'Di tanti palpiti' from Tancredi
written by Gioachino Rossini
performed by Anonymous Italian men

Experience Information

Date/Time December, 1817
Medium live

Notes

The letter was written from Venice.


Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sat, 17 Feb 2018 08:00:25 +0000
Approved on Thu, 29 Mar 2018 11:58:36 +0100