excerpt from 'Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney' pp. 127-8 (187 words)

excerpt from 'Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney' pp. 127-8 (187 words)

part of

Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney

original language

urn:iso:std:iso:639:ed-3:eng

in pages

127-8

type

text excerpt

encoded value

He [Signor Guarducci] was so obliging as to sing me a delightful song of Sacchini's composition [...] which I accompanied on a little octave spinet or rather virginal, miserably out of tune - but he sung it divinely - such smoothness taste and expression! and the few notes he put in, so select that I was truely charmed. He treated me with 2 long and learned cadences. He says the English love only a few notes in gracing, but they must be good - that they have been of great use to him - but this is rather civil than true, I believe, for he was a very chaste singer when he arrived in England. The Italians all say now that he is the 1st in Italy and I can venture to say so with truth, as far as I have yet heard. Mansoli's voice is much dropped and his is better than ever it was in England. I have not yet heard Nicolini - who they say is nasal. He was at Siena this summer and pleased there, but is now at Lucca where they dont like him. [...] 

appears in search results as

excerpt from 'Music, men and manners in France and Italy, 1770 / Charles Burney' pp. 127-8 (187 words)

1444901543955:

reported in source

1444901543955

documented in
Page data computed in 312 ms with 1,790,224 bytes allocated and 35 SPARQL queries executed.