Countess Granville in Paris - mid March, 1828
‘La Muette de Portici’ is beautiful, a barcarolle sung by Nourrit fils so enchanting, the scenery and decorations so beautiful, that it would answer to you and Lady Wharncliffe to come over together on a Tuesday to see it and go home on Thursday.
Henrietta Elizabeth [Harriet] Leveson Gower, Letter from Lady Granville to her brother, the Duke of Devonshire, 21 March 1828. In F. Leveson Gower (ed.), Letters of Harriet Countess Granville, 1810–1845, 3rd edition, volume 2 (London, 1894), p. 18. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1538581498437 accessed: 16 January, 2021
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La Muette de Portici
written by Daniel-François-Esprit Auber
|performed by Adolphe Nourrit|
|Date/Time||mid March, 1828|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
Harriet Leveson Gower's brother, William George Spencer Cavendish,was 6th Duke of Devonshire.