Charles C.F. Greville in Basilica della Santissima Annunziata, Florence - 25 March, 1830, in the morning

from Journal entry, 26 March 1830, page 302:

Yesterday morning to a Mass at the Annunziata, to which the Grand Duke came in state, with his family and Court. The piazza was lined with guards; seven coaches and six with his guardia nobile and running footmen; the Mass beautifully performed by his band, Tacchinardi (father of Madame Persiani, I believe) singing and Manielli directing.

cite as

Charles C.F. Greville, Journal entry, 26 March 1830. In Henry Reeve (ed.), The Greville Memoirs: A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV and King William IV, volume 1 (London, 1874), p. 302. accessed: 18 May, 2024

location of experience: Basilica della Santissima Annunziata, Florence


Charles C.F. Greville
Clerk-in-ordinary to the Privy Council, Political and social diarist, Private secretary

Listening to

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Mass performed by Manielli, Nicola Tacchinardi, The band of the Grand Duke (of Tuscany?)

Experience Information

Date/Time 25 March, 1830, in the morning
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:54:23 +0100
Approved on Sat, 30 Jun 2018 17:30:45 +0100