Mary Frampton in London, England - April, 1830
Madame Lalande was the new woman at the opera this season, a finished singer, but with a thin, reedy voice. Lablache, the man, with a most magnificent and powerful one; but the great attraction at the opera was the dancing, Mdlle. Taglioni uniting the grace of Hilligsberg of the last century with the strength and activity required in this period.
Mary Frampton, and Harriet Georgiana Mundy (ed.), The Journal of Mary Frampton, from the Year 1779, until the year 1846 (London, 1885), p. 344. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1535465628709 accessed: 5 December, 2023
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|Operatic singing||performed by Henriette Méric-Lalande, Luigi Lablache|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|